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The Nina Turner Show: The Role of the Protestor with Erica Garner

October 16, 2017

Erica Garner talks to Nina Turner about how the loss of her father, Eric Garner, galvanized her activism for police accountability, and how she came to support Bernie Sanders

Health Care

August 14, 2017
As President Trump calls the opioid crisis an emergency, it’s emerged that a US social services agency has secretly run supervised drug injections at an undisclosed location. We speak to Maia Szalavitz, author of “Unbroken Brain: A Revolutionary New Way of Understanding Addiction.”

Big Pharma Puts the Squeeze on Cities Battling Opiate Crisis

June 25, 2017

Exponential price increases for the life saving drug Narcan have pushed Baltimore to the brink of running out as overdose deaths soar by Taya Graham and Stephen Janis

War on Drugs

May 7, 2017
Renowned Canadian physician and author Gabor Mate says cities like Vancouver’s safe injection sites have proved to be widely successful alternatives to criminalizing addiction

Former Prosecutor Gets Arrested to See The Other Side of U.S. Criminal Justice System

December 24, 2013

Bobby Constantino, a former prosecutor from privileged background, lays bare the racism and inequities of the U.S. American criminal justice system

Drug Wars

December 11, 2013
The small Latin American country of Uruguay has become the only country that allows growing and selling marijuana

Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Disaster

September 30, 2013
Arnie Gundersen: Japan’s PM claims Fukushima is safe but the nuclear disaster is underfunded and lacks transparency, causing the public to remain in the dark

Japan

September 30, 2013
Arnie Gundersen: Japan’s PM claims Fukushima is safe but the nuclear disaster is underfunded and lacks transparency, causing the public to remain in the dark

Students and Teachers Defend Education

August 19, 2013
Chicago bulldozes ‘La Casita’ three years after 43 day sit-in saved the vital community center and library