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Century of Lies

This week on Century of Lies: Stigma. Since 2015, the Stigma Indicators Monitoring Project at the University of New South Wales has documented the expression and experiences of stigma and discrimination towards people affected by blood borne viruses and sexually transmitted infections. On this edition of Century we’ll hear about the work of the Project from Dr.

Dr. Elena Cama of Stigma Indicators Monitoring Project
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Cultural Baggage Radio Show

Steve Downing was Deputy Police Chief of Los Angeles. Discussion revolves around the decade' long escalation of draconian tactics in the drug war ranging to the attempt on Trumps life and VP Harris now running for President of the US.

Steve Downing of Law Enforcement Action Partnership
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Cliff Schaffer established the world's largest online library of research into the drug laws at http://www.druglibrary.org. The reason I established the site is simply because I had read some of the major research on our drug laws and I just became astounded at their stupidity.

Cliff Schaffer of Drug Library . Org
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Century of Lies

This week on Century of Lies: Launch of the European Union Drugs Agency. The European Monitoring Centre on Drugs and Drug Addiction was the European Union’s drugs monitoring agency. Technically the EMCDDA is no more but it hasn’t closed, it’s changed: The EMCDDA is now called the European Union Drugs Agency (EUDA). It’s not only a new name, the agency’s mandate has also changed.

Alexis Goosdeel EMCDDA Director of European Union Drugs Agency
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Century of Lies

This week on Century of Lies: Decriminalisation, Depenalisation, Diversion and Legalisation of Drugs. The Oireachtas, which is the Parliament of the Republic of Ireland, established a Joint Committee on Drugs Use in March of this year to consider and respond to the recommendations of the Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use.

Niamh Eastwood
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Dr. Richard Watkins, former Texas warden joins prominent Houston attorney Clay Conrad, the author of Jury Nullification to discuss jail overcrowding around the US. PLUS we have an interview with Freeway Rick Ross, the LA entrepreneur the CIA chose to sell a billion dollars worth of cocaine for them, to finance the Iran Contra affair.

Rick Ross
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Veronica Wright is the founder of the National Coalition for Drug Legalization, a nonprofit that supports drug legalization through research and community outreach. She is a community leader and a strong advocate for the legalization of all drugs.

Veronica Wright of National Coalition for Drug Legalization
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Century of Lies

This week on Century of Lies: World Drug Report 2024. The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime released its 2024 World Drug Report on June 26. We hear an overview from Dr. Angela Me, Chief of the Research and Trend Analysis Branch at UNODC, and reactions from Ambassador Laura Gil of Colombia and Ambassador Rafael Nageli of Switzerland.

Dr. Angela Me of United Nations 2024 World Drug Report
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