This week, exclusive audio from the 62nd annual session of the Commission on
Narcotic Drugs, featuring interventions from representatives of Switzerland,
the UN's Office of the High Commissioner on Human Rights, and the
International Network of People Who Use Drugs.
This week on Century of Lies, international drug policy reform. We hear
portions of the 62nd Annual Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs, live
from Vienna, including interventions by the delegation from Switzerland, the
World Health Organization, the Canadian HIV Leg...
This week on Century of Lies: a Congressional committee takes a critical look
at White House drug policy. We'll hear from Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD),
chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, as well as Rep. Alexandria
Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY). Plus, there was a debat...
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We'll be talking with Stephanie Skora on queer allyship with Palestinians. In
particular, we'll focus on the continuing effort of the organization A Wider
Bridge to coöpt queer Jews to stand in for Israel's comment to 'democracy
and pluralism.' As part of that work, "A Wide...
The island of Cuba has preoccupied Washington officials for decades. Prior to
the 1959 Fidel Castro-led Revolution, Cuba was a virtual U.S. colony. It was
also a mafia playground. The Revolution changed all of that. Cuba allied
itself with the Soviet Union. Goaded by an inf...
On March 11, 2011, Japan experiened a magnitude 9 earthquake. The tsunami and
destruction that resulted irreparably damanged
the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant causing radiation leaks and
tons of radioactive waste. Anti-nuclear activists continue to push for
This week, The Final Straw Radio is sharing two interviews.
First up, Bursts spoke with glo merriweather and jamie marsicano, two
supporters of Rayquan Borum, a young black man accused by Charlotte PD of
killing Justin Carr, another protester out during the Charlotte Upr...
Today on Flashpoints: Today an organizer from Gaza's great return march
visits us as Palestinians continue to fight for their rights and demand life
and dignity. Also excerpts of the documentary film, The Occupation of the
Happy Tuesday Folx! Y’all know what it is.. we have a new episode!! We have
a VERY special guest this week. @ronnie_aka_bespeak stopped by the studio and
schooled us on how to be a creator in pdx, discussing his music and
incredible ability to lift up his community. Take no...