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Drug Truth Network
The Drug Truth Network (DTN) is a media production organization dedicated to exposing the fraud, misdirection, and wastefulness of the “war on drugs.”
03/21/23 Phil Smith
Phil Smith, award winning reporter with Stop the Drug War visits with DTN host Dean Becker. Topics: Corrupt Cops, International Fiasco, Corruption, Money Laundering, Eternal Failure of Policy.
Guest(s): Phil Smith
Organization: Stop the Drug War
Link(s): Stop the Drug War
Century of Lies
03/21/23 Human Rights and Reform at the UN
This week on Century of Lies: Human Rights and Reform at the UN. The sixty-sixth session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs was March 13 through 17 in Vienna, Austria. At this year’s session, the voices of people from the global south, of indigenous people from all over the world, of young people, of people who use drugs and of others with lived and living experience joined in calling for real reforms like decriminalization, decolonization, legalization. On this edition of Century we hear from Elli Schwarz with Students for Sensible Drug Policy; María del Mar Pizarro and Alejandro Ocampo, members of Colombia’s Congress; and Dr. Gady Zabicky Sirot, head of Mexico’s National Commission Against Addictions. Plus, Seth Kwame Acheampong, a Member of the Parliament of Ghana, speaks about the efforts of Ghana towards placing health and human rights at the heart of national drug policy.
Guest(s): Elli Schwarz
Organization: Students for Sensible Drug Policy
Link(s): Students for Sensible Drug Policy
02/02/23 Tribute to Tyre Nichols
David Shuster of the Young Turks visits the Moral High Ground program hosted by Pacifica's Dean Becker to discuss the murder of Mr. Tyre Nichols by the cops and pointing out the failures of US law enforcement to abide by the US Constitution.
Guest(s): David Shuster
Organization: The Young Turks