Posts by Gordon Katic

[Bonus Interviews] The Terry Project on CiTR #42: Should we tell kids that drugs can be fun?

Mark Haden said that drug educators have told three lies: 1) They have exaggerated the harms of drug use. 2) They have hidden the benefits. 3)…

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Katichisms: Where have all the campus radicals gone?

There’s a new leftist media outlet at UBC called The Talon, and it got me thinking about the lack of vocal campus pundits. A few of…

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The Terry Project on CiTR #42: Drug Prevention (The Four Pillars Revisited, Part 2 of 5)

Do you remember DARE? It’s a drug education program, but researchers say that it doesn’t work because it exaggerates the harms of drug use. We profile…

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The Terry Project on CiTR #41: The Four Pillars Revisited (Part 1 of 5)

Prevention, treatment, harm reduction, and enforcement—Vancouver’s four pillars. It’s the most progressive drug plan of any city in North America. But its authors fear that the…

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The Terry Project on CiTR 101.9FM is back for a 4th season

Welcome back to school! The Terry Project on CiTR 101.9FM is UBC’s radio documentary series about how big academic ideas affect real people. Our season will begin this…

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The Terry Project on CiTR #39: ‘The Living Tomb’

“What solitary confinement starts looking like is not just a violation of your basic human rights — which it also is, I think — but a…

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The Terry Project on CiTR #38: The Missing Drugs

When a drug company makes a drug, they get 20 years to be the exclusive provider of that drug. After 20 years, the drug goes generic.…

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The Terry Project on CiTR #36: Ukraine in Crisis (Recorded live at BARtalk)

Subscribe on iTunes | RSS | Download our Smartphone App | Listen on CiTR 101.9FM: Every Other Thursday, 1PM Last week, we held a BARtalk with the AMS. What is happening in Ukraine? What…

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The Terry Project on CiTR #35: What is the Olympic Spirit? A debate (Recorded live at BARtalk)

What is the Olympic Spirit? Is it a celebration of tremendous human achievement? Or are the Olympics merely a $50 billion boondoggle. In partnership with the…

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The Terry Project on CiTR #34: Love and the Left Brain

RSS | iTunes | Smartphone App | CiTR 101.9FM: Every Other Thursday, 1PM | We try to intellectualize love. Can you reduce attraction down to a science or a method? We speak with a…

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