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Psychedelics Were the Hot Topic at This Year’s World Economic Forum

Psychedelics are being talked about at major conferences all over the world, including South by SouthWest and Aspen Institute’s Ideas Week, signaling a mainstream awareness that has its pros and cons, according to some.

Effing the Ineffable: The Chambers Project Presents a Retrospective of Psychedelic Art

The Chambers Project “Togetherrr” exhibit in collaboration with the Furtherrr artists collective presented a 13-year retrospective of psychedelic art collaborative co-creations.

Lucy Walker on Turning ‘How to Change Your Mind’ Into a Netflix Hit

The director of Netflix’s How to Change Your Mind, Lucy Walker, discusses what led her to make the groundbreaking series and what it was like to work with Michael Pollan.

Ann Shulgin, Forerunner of Today’s Psychedelic Reemergence, Dies at 91 

Ann Shulgin, one of the foremost thinkers and authors to have guided the current resurgence of interest in psychedelics, has died at the age of 91.

Dennis McKenna Extolls Our Deepening Knowledge of Psychoactive Plants

The famous ethnopharmacologist reflects on his main takeaways from the ESPD55 conference and their implications for the future.

The Elephant in the Room is LSD

Acid’s cultural profile is curiously muted in today’s psychedelic space, though it’s been the most influential and catalyzing psychedelic in the postwar world.

NFTs Are Getting Psychedelic. Is It Worth the Trip?

From artists Alex Grey and Beeple to projects infused with psilocybin culture, NFTs have embraced psychedelics — with some donating proceeds towards research.

Decrim Movement Split Over Peyote, Possession Limits, and Tactics

Decriminalize Nature’s controversial stances on hot button issues has led to the birth of new groups independent of the national organization.

Hyphae Labs Expands Harm Reduction to Consider Psilocybin 

In an effort to move beyond harm reduction efforts that often overlook psilocybin, Hyphae Labs has launched the Psilocybin Cup and the California Psychedelic Conference to provide critical information about potency, dosage, and adulteration.

So You Wish To See?

The poet J. Ra invites you to consider if you wish to see deep into thee with the Shaman tools of self discovery and take the time to tread carefully.