The drug war, covered by drug users as war correspondents. Crackdown is a monthly podcast about drugs, drug policy and the drug war led by drug user activists and supported by research. Each episode will tell the story of a community fighting for the...Show More


27:51 | Jan 30th, 2019

Drug users are the experts. We’ve survived. We know policy better than policy-makers. We know law better than lawmakers. We know pharmaceuticals better than pharmacists. We know nobody’s coming to sav...Show More
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This podcast covers the drug war from a unique perspective — by using drug addicts as "war correspondents."

57:01 | Aug 1st, 2019

The Vancouver Police say they’re for harm reduction, but everyone we talk to in the Downtown Eastside says otherwise. On Episode 7 of Crackdown, Garth asks the cops to stand down.  https://www.patreon...Show More
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Extremely important stuff. This episode brilliantly explains gentrification and police intimidation, from the point of view of drug users.

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52:47 | Mar 19th

Governments are taking drastic measures to try to slow down the spread of #COVID-19 - declaring emergencies, shutting down businesses and sealing borders.  But what about drug users? We have been faci...Show More

48:29 | Mar 6th Crackdown is produced on the territories of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations.Our Editorial Board is:Samona MarshShelda KastorGreg FessJeff Loude...Show More
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