Century of Lies

Century of Lies, with nearly 15 years on air, has more than 30 affiliate stations in the US and Canada. Running 29 minutes per episode, Century of Lies is currently produced by Doug McVay, editor of Drug War Facts.

 

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09/09/18 Sheila Vakharia


September is Recovery Month, so this week on Century of Lies we speak with Sheila Vakharia, PhD, Policy Manager of the Office of Academic Engagement at the Drug Policy Alliance, about recovery, stigma, and harm reduction.


Guest(s): Sheila Vakharia,
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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09/02/18 Ngaio Bealum


This week: we wrap up our coverage of Seattle Hempfest 2018 with an interview with comedian and journalist Ngaio Bealum, plus we speak with BuzzFeed News political affairs reporter Dominic Holden about a major story he broke recently on secret White House plans to ratchet up federal efforts against marijuana legalization.


Guest(s): Ngaio Bealum, Dominic Holden
Organization(s): BuzzFeed
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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08/26/18 Martin Lee


This week on Century, part two of our exclusive coverage of Seattle Hempfest 2018, with audio from journalist Martin Lee, co-founder and director of Project CBD; Joelle Puccio, a registered nurse and harm reduction advocate; and Michele Bedard-Gilligan, PhD, a professor at the University of Washington and principal investigator for Project STEP.


Guest(s): Martin Lee
Organization(s): Project CBD
Link(s): Project CBD

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08/19/18 Seattle Hempfest


This week we come to you from Seattle Hempfest 2018, with a live recording from the VIP/Speakers Party and Hempfest's annual activism awards ceremony, featuring Ngaio Bealum, John Davis, Vivian McPeak, Danica Noble, Sunil Aggarwal, and Jeff Steinborn.


Guest(s): Ngaio Bealum, Doug McVay
Organization(s): Seattle Hempfest
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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08/12/18 Earl Blumenauer


This week on Century: more exclusive coverage of Congressman Earl Blumenauer's community forum on ending the war on drugs, which was held in Portland, Oregon on August First, including audio from Portland Police Bureau Deputy Chief Robert Day and Congressman Blumenauer.


Guest(s): Earl Blumenauer
Organization(s): Congressman
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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08/05/18 Earl Blumenauer


This week on Century, exclusive audio from Congressman Earl Blumenauer's community forum on ending the war on drugs, which was held in Portland, Oregon on August First. Speakers on this show include Congressman Blumenauer and Bobbin Singh, executive director of the Oregon Justice Resource Center. We'll have more from this forum on next week's show.


Guest(s): Earl Blumenauer
Organization(s): Congressman
Link(s): Drug War Facts
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07/29/18 Lynn Paltrow


This week on Century of Lies we hear from Lynn Paltrow, founder and executive director of National Advocates for Pregnant Women, and Dorothy E. Roberts, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania Law School and author of Killing the Black Body: Race, Reproduction, and the Meaning of Liberty, speaking about the threats to civil rights and women's healthcare posed by the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.


Guest(s): Lynn Paltrow, Dorothy E. Roberts
Organization(s): National Advocates for Pregnant Women
Link(s): National Advocates for Pregnant Women
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07/22/18 Deborah Kafoury


This week on Century of Lies, we hear a discussion about human rights in the Philippines and the brutal campaign of terror and murder being carried out by Philippine police under the orders of that nation's dictator, Rodrigo Duterte; plus, we discuss the implementation of Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion in Portland, Oregon, with Multnomah County Commissioner Deborah Kafoury and Karen Kern with Portland's Central City Concern.


Guest(s): Deborah Kafoury
Organization(s): Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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07/15/18 Doug McVay


This week on Century of Lies: Congress debates HR6082, a measure that would take away privacy protections from patients who are diagnosed with a substance use disorder; plus, decriminalization and the Republic of Ireland's national drug strategy.


Guest(s): Doug McVay
Organization(s): Drug War Facts
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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07/08/18 Ngaio Bealum


This week on Century of Lies we talk with the comedian, journalist, and activist Ngaio Bealum about his new show on Netflix, Cooking On High; plus, the UK House of Commons discusses the urgent need for drug safety testing at music festivals.


Guest(s): Ngaio Bealum
Organization(s): Comedian
Link(s): Drug War Facts

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