Cultural Baggage 2008

  • 12/31/08 - Redford GivensMP3 | TXT

    Redford Givens discusses drugs and the Bible; High Times Magazine's write-up on Drug Truth Network; Terry Nelson of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition.

  • 12/24/08 - Stephen FryeMP3 | TXT

    Dr. Stephen Frye, author of "We Really Lost This War: Twenty-Five Reasons to Legalize Drugs"; Sanho Tree of the Institute for Policy Studies on the drug war in Mexico; Bruce Mirken of the Marijuana Policy Project.

  • 12/17/08 - Neill FranklinMP3 | TXT

    Neill Franklin, Baltimore cop with more than 32 years of experience and a member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition; Ken Wolski reports on potential New Jersey medical marijuana law; Abolitionist's Moment III.

  • 12/10/08 - Ethan NadelmannMP3 | TXT

    Martin Lee, author of "Acid Dreams: The Complete Social History of LSD"; Ethan Nadelmann, director of Drug Policy Alliance, responds to John Walters' op-ed in The Wall Street Journal.

  • 12/03/08 - Terry NelsonMP3 | TXT

    Law Enforcement Against Prohibition press conference at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., calls for the end of drug prohibition, with Neal Peirce of the Washington Post, Terry Nelson and Richard Van Wickler of LEAP, Eric Sterling of Criminal Justice Policy Foundation, and the Poppygate Report with Glenn Greenway.

  • 11/26/08 - Bruce AlexanderMP3 | TXT

    Bruce K. Alexander, author of "The Globalization of Addiction: A Study in Poverty of The Spirit"; Law Enforcement Against Prohibition report from Terry Nelson; Abolitionist's Moment.

  • 11/19/08 - Buford TerrellMP3 | TXT

    Buford Terrel, former professor of law, and Brian Arthur, owner of Mazatec Garden, discuss the potential outlawing of salvia; Terry Nelson reports for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition.

  • 11/12/08 - Eddy LeppMP3 | TXT

    Rev. Eddy Lepp faces two life sentences for growing marijuana for his church; Bruce Mirken discusses advances in marijuana laws on Election Day; Sanho Tree discusses Plan Colombia on BBC.

  • 11/05/08 - John WaltersMP3 | TXT

    John Walters, director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy. gives a speech at Rice University's Baker Institute; Terry Nelson reports for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition.

  • 10/29/08 - Amanda FieldingMP3 | TXT

    Lady Niedpath and Amanda Fielding, the director of the Beckley Foundation in the U.K., regarding their recent Cannabis Commission report on the relative dangers of drugs and a discussion on the legitimate use of LSD and MDMA for medical purposes; Terry Nelson reports for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition.

  • 10/22/08 - Keith StroupMP3 | TXT

    NORML and pledge drive special: Keith Stoup, former director of NORML; Dale Geringer of CA NORML; Mason Tvert of SAFER; Los Marijuano's; Phil Jackson with the Black perspective on the drug war; Winston Francis with the "Official Government Truth."

  • 10/15/08 - Martine EhrenclouMP3 | TXT

    Martine Ehrenclou, M.A., author of "Critical Conditions: The Essential Hospital Guide to Get Your Loved One Out Alive"; "Poppygate Comes Home" from Glenn Greenway.

  • 10/08/08 - Ryan KingMP3 | TXT

    Ryan King of the Sentencing Project on voter disenfrancisement; Phil Jackson with the black perspective on the drug war; Terry Nelson's report for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition.

  • 10/01/08 - David BratzerMP3 | TXT

    David Bratzer, an active Victoria B.C. constable and member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition; Poppygate Report with Glenn Greenway; LEAP report from Terry Nelson; CB premiere of the country version of Eternal War produced by Guy Schwartz.

  • 09/24/08 - Martin JansenMP3 | TXT

    Report from Martin Jansen in Nimbin, Australia, regarding police efforts to close their Hemp Musem; Poppygate Report with Glenn Greenway.

  • 09/17/08 - Martin TerryMP3

    Sul Ross Professor Martin Terry discusses the disappearing peyote button in the U.S.; Terry Nelson for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition; Doug McVay with Drug War Facts.

  • 09/10/08 - Jerry ParadisMP3 | TXT

    BBC interview with Jack Cole of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP); New Zealand interview with Judge Jerry Paradis, also of LEAP; Poppygate Report with Glenn Greenway; Terry Nelson of LEAP; Doug McVay with Drug War Facts; CB premiere of "Eternal War" by Adult Users.

  • 09/04/08 - Peter ChristMP3 | TXT

    Peter Christ, one of the founding members of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, discusses failings of current drug war policy; Poppygate report from Glenn Greenway; Terry Nelson of LEAP regarding possible U.S. Justice Deptartment discrimination.

  • 08/27/08 - Wendy ChapkisMP3 | TXT

    Wendy Chapkis, co-author of "Dying To Get High: Marijuana as Medicine"; Terry Nelson of LEAP; Official Government Truth with Winston Franci;, Ernesto Aguilar reports from Denver and the DNC.

  • 08/20/08 - Peter MoskosMP3 | TXT

    Peter Moskos, professor at John Jay College of Criminal Justice, speaker for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, author of "Cop in the Hood" and the recent U.S. News & World Report article "Drugs are too dangerous not to regulate: We should legalize them"; Poppygate Report with Glenn Greenway; Terry Nelson with LEAP Report.

  • 08/13/08 - Philippe LucasMP3 | TXT

    Philippe Lucas of the Vancouver Island Compassion Society discusses drug war tactics of U.S., Canada and the U.N.; Terry Nelson of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition.

  • 08/06/08 - Lee BrownMP3 | TXT

    American Bar Association panel on drug reform with Judge Arthur Burnett and former drug czar Lee Brown; Poppygate report from Glenn Greenway; Drug War Facts with Doug McVay.

  • 07/30/08 - Marie GottschalkMP3 | TXT

    Marie Gottschalk, professor at the University of Pennsylvania and author of "The Prison and the Gallows: The Politics of Mass Incarceration"; LEAP report with Terry Nelson; Drug War Facts with Doug McVay.

  • 07/23/08 - Jeremy ScahillMP3

    Reports from the Netroots Nation Convention: Jeremy Scahill, Cliff Schecter, Jim Hightower, Gloria Littleshield and more answering the question: "Can you name the number one success of the drug war?"; Drug War Facts with Doug McVay.

  • 07/16/08 - Robert MuhammadMP3 | TXT

    Brother Robert Muhammad of the Nation of Islam and DTN's Dean Becker discuss Houston's criminal justice system; LEAP report from Terry Nelson; Poppygate Report with Glenn Greenway; Drug War Facts with Doug McVay.

  • 07/09/08 - Ryan KingMP3 | TXT

    Ryan King of the Sentencing Project; Terry Nelson with the LEAP report; Cannabis College advertisement; clip of interview with ABC's John Stossel.

  • 07/02/08 - Arnold TrebachMP3 | TXT

    Professor Arnold Trebach, author of "Fatal Distraction"; LEAP report from Terry Nelson; Glenn Greenway with Poppygate Report; op-ed by Bruce Mirken of Marijuana Policy Project; Amsterdam prohibits tobacco but not marijuana.

  • 06/25/08 - Mary Lynn MathreMP3 | TXT

    Nurse Mary Lynn Mathre of Patients Out of Time discusses medical cannabis; Terry Nelson for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition; Drug War Facts with Doug McVay; Glenn Greenway with the Poppygate Report.

  • 06/18/08 - Bill PiperMP3 | TXT

    Bill Piper of Drug Policy Alliance, Bruce Mirken of the Marijuana Policy Project, Paul Armentano of NORML, Randy Credico of William Kuntsler Fund, Terry Nelson of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition, Doug McVay with Drug War Facts and Glenn Greenway with the Poppygate Report.

  • 06/11/08 - Ray HillMP3 | TXT

    Ray Hill, one of the founders of Pacifica's KPFT, compares the war on gays to the war on drugs; Terry Nelson of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition; Drug War Facts with Doug McVay.

  • 06/04/08 - Pierre Claude NolinMP3 | TXT

    Sen. Pierre Claude Nolin, chairman of the Senate panel's massive report on illegal drugs, discusses Canada's pell-mell rush towards all-out drug war (or legalization).

  • 05/28/08 - Terry NelsonMP3 | TXT

    Terry Nelson of LEAP, just returned from duty in Iraq; Poppygate Report with Glenn Greenway; Bruce Mirken of Marijuana Policy Project.

  • 05/21/08 - Mitch EarleywineMP3 | TXT

    Dr. Mitch Earleywine discusses his new book, "Parents' Guide to Marijuana"; report from Doug McVay of Common Sense for Drug Policy.

  • 05/14/08 - Pat LykosMP3 | TXT

    Dean Becker of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition interviews Judge Pat Lycos, the Republican candidate for distict attorney in Houston, Texas.

  • 05/07/08 - Clarence BradfordMP3 | TXT

    Clarence Bradford, the former police chief of Houston, now running for district attorney of Harris County, discusses the drug war with host Dean Becker, a speaker for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition.

  • 04/30/08 - Rick DoblinMP3 | TXT

    Tribute to Dr. Albert Hofmann with Dr. Rick Doblin; Phil Smith reports from Mexico; Poppygate Report with Glenn Greenway.

  • 04/23/08 - Norm KentMP3 | TXT

    Norm Kent of NORML at 420 Fest; Dan Bernath of the Marijuana Policy Project; Doug McVay with Drug War Facts; Philippe Lucas of VICS; Eddy Lepp.

  • 04/16/08 - Jack ColeMP3 | TXT

    Jack Cole, director of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition; Poppygate Report with Glenn Greenway; DTN editorial: "Drug War is Treason."

  • 04/09/08 - Donald TashkinMP3 | TXT

    From the International Conference on Cannabis Therapeutics: Dr. Donald Tashkin and Dr. Donald Abrams; Poppygate Report with Glenn Greenway; Phil Smith.

  • 04/02/08 - Lynn PaltrowMP3

    Pregnant women, another casualty in the drug war, with Dutch Chatenberg, Lynn Paltrow and Susan Boyd.

  • 03/26/08 - Bruce MirkenMP3

    Bruce Mirken of Marijuana Policy Project, Paul Armentano of the National Organization for Reform of Marijuana Laws, Chris Hermes of Americans for Safe Access and Teddy Woodard's song "I'm Not Criminal."

  • 03/19/08 - Jim HightowerMP3 | TXT

    Jim Hightower, author of "Swim Against the Current: Even a Dead Fish Can Go With the Flow"; Cliff Thornton of Efficacy-Online on the U.N. convention in Vienna.

  • 03/12/08 - John BaezaMP3 | TXT

    John Baeza, now a speaker for LEAP (Law Enforcement Against Prohibition) with 24 years of law enforcement experience; Poppygate Report with Glenn Greenway; a call for the first ever "Friends of LEAP" meeting, to make a coordinated contact with elected officials.

  • 03/05/08 - Catherine Austin FittsMP3 | TXT

    Catherine Austin Fitts, former assistant secretary at the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, discusses the economic nightmare of the drug war; Poppygate Report; Drug War Facts.

  • 02/27/08 - Martin TerryMP3 | TXT

    Professor Martin Terry of Sul Ross University discusses the legal peyote trade in the U.S. and Mexico and its use by the Native American Church.

  • 02/20/08 - Mark BennettMP3 | TXT

    Dean Becker interviews Mark Bennett, incoming head of the Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, regarding the district attorney scandal, the jail scandal, and the decades-long and ineffective waging of the drug war.

  • 02/13/08 - Philippe LucasMP3 | TXT

    Philippe Lucas, director of Vancouver Island Compassion Society, discusses recent UNODC gathering of NGO representatives; Winston Francis with "Official Government Truth"; Doug Mcvay with Drug War Facts; Poppygate Report from Glenn Greenway.

  • 02/06/08 - Paul ArmentanoMP3 | TXT

    Paul Armentano, deputy director of NORML, discusses news of "powerful" marijuana; positive scientific studies; Cliff Schaffer, editor of Marijuana Business News; Poppygate Report from Glenn Greenway.

  • 01/30/08 - Patrick McCannMP3 | TXT

    Patrick McCann, President of Harris County Criminal Lawyers Association, on his recent op-ed in the Houston Chronicle regarding jailing of mentally ill, prosecution of minor drug offenses, crime lab fiasco, second chances for first-time offenders and the death penalty.

  • 01/23/08 - Mike GrayMP3 | TXT

    Mike Gray, author of "Drug Crazy" and chairman of Common Sense for Drug Policy, discusses his forthcoming video, "Clergy Against the War on Drugs"; Charles Thomas of Interfaith Drug Policy Initiative; Poppygate Report; Official Government Truth.

  • 01/16/08 - Eleanor SchockettMP3 | TXT

    In memory of Judge Eleanor Schockett who passed away on Jan. 12, 2007. Judge Schockett was a member of the board of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. Featuring Peter Christ, a founding member of LEAP.

  • 01/09/08 - Paul WrightMP3 | TXT

    Alison Chinn Holcomb of the American Civil Liberties Union of Washington Foundation discusses marijuana laws; report on cadmium poisoning of federal prisoners with Karen Garrison, whose son Lawrence was exposed; Paul Wright, publisher of Prison Legal News.

  • 01/02/08 - Matt ElrodMP3

    Matt Elrod discusses DTN's new website and drug policy reform; segment from Drug Policy panel with Carol Shapiro of Family Justice; Suzanne Mayo of Kansas State; Drug War Facts and the Poppygate Report.