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Caption: "Smoke Out" May 1st, 1972. University of Wisconsin, Madison., Credit: University of Wisconsin archives
Keith Stroup is Legal Counsel for NORML and recently wrote an entry on the NORML blog titled, “Pot Protestivals and the Role They Play in the Legal...

  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 07:57
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How much personal information do you give away every day?

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  • Added: Jul 28, 2014
  • Length: 53:58
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We hear passionate views on nuclear power, seen by some as a low-carbon energy source and by others as an accident-prone technology.

  • Added: Jul 27, 2014
  • Length: 58:58
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In mid-July, federal and state agencies launched a month-long marijuana raid on the Yurok Reservation in northwestern Ca. At the request of the tri...

  • Added: Jul 26, 2014
  • Length: 07:04
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Nationally, American prisons release more than 650,000 people into society every year. That’s equivalent to the entire population of Memphis or Bos...

  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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In this show we get the latest on the effort to legalize marijuana in Oregon from Peter Zuckerman, Communications Director for New Approach Oregon....

  • Added: Jul 25, 2014
  • Length: 04:59
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The Philadelphia city council voted (13-3) to decriminalize possession of marijuana on the 19th of June, and for the month following the vote there...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 09:44
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On July, 19, Texas NORML organized a meeting of Texas veterans to discuss a variety of cannabis related issues. Vets from the Korean war to the l...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 09:04
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Robert Platshorn once spent thirty years in prison for smuggling marijuana, and in a sign of changing times, over the past weekend, Platshorn organ...

  • Added: Jul 24, 2014
  • Length: 17:00
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There is a city-by-city grass roots effort underway to decriminalize marijuana in Michigan. Advocates across the state hope to gather enough signa...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 10:41
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The Oregon Secretary of State’s office is likely days away from placing the New Approach Oregon initiative on the November 4th ballot. If passed, ...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 07:28
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In Part 3 of a multi-part series on the final report released by the Global Ocean Commission, From Decline to Recovery, A Rescue Package for the Gl...

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 05:39
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Politicians and analysts mark progress by quarterly earnings, but scientists who study life cycles in the real world may need years to document cha...

  • Added: Jul 18, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
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On the news of the latest information from Edward Snowden, we're catching up with what the government knows about us and what Google, Facebook and ...

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 01:18
  • Purchases: 1
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Fritz Pleitgen is a journalist who covered the Stasi in East Germany during the 1980s. He explains how one lives and acts in a surveillance state.

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  • Added: Jul 17, 2014
  • Length: 02:28
  • Purchases: 1
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The National Flood Insurance Program has paid more than $38 billion in claims since 1978. It was meant to be a self-supporting system, but currentl...

  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 05:14
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Radio Curious discusses international relations and governmental duty of “responsibility to protect” with Dr. Seyom Brown, author and adjunct senio...

  • Added: Jul 15, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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On July 8, 2014, Washington state began the legal sale of cannabis for recreational use through licensed outlets. For the very latest on Initiative...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 11:01
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On July 5, 2014, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Compassionate Care Act, and New York became the 23rd state in the nation to allow mariju...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 07:48
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On July 9, 2014, the Arizona Department of Health Services agreed to grant access to medical marijuana for those diagnosed with PTSD. For details, ...

  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 11:31
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What are the qualities of the ideal leader?

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  • Added: Jul 14, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
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It’s the artists — from Orwell of Nineteen Eighty-Four, to Philip Dick and Margaret Atwood, to Trevor Paglen and Banksy — who raise the big questio...

  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 58:37
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Radio Curious discusses the contradictions in U.S. nuclear weapons policy with author and professor Dr. Seyom Brown, who is currently an adjunct se...

  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 29:00
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As Vladimir Putin continues to explore new ways to polarize Ukraine, if not the world, perhaps a sonnet will remind us of what is lost by such pola...

  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: :57
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This week marks the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act. At the end of June, 1964, Stokely Carmichael, Martin Luther King Jr., ...

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  • Added: Jul 07, 2014
  • Length: 06:43
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