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Daniel Ellsberg Talks Psychedelics, Consciousness and World Peace

The great American whistleblower who released the Pentagon Papers reflects on the intersection of psychedelics and activism, and the need for a shift in our collective consciousness.

12 of Our Great Reads from 2021

From psychedelic investment to celebrities speaking publicly about once taboo experiences, this list of our favorite reads from the past year shows how dramatically the psychedelics field is growing and changing.

Critics React to Carl Hart’s Views About Drugs, and He Responds

After Carl Hart’s book “Drug Use for Grown-Ups” was released this year, conservative and liberal commentators alike reacted with fear and anger, accusing the neuroscientist of promoting dangerous behavior.

Horizons Conference Reconvenes in NYC to Connect Psychedelic Communities

The 2021 Horizons conference is offering a full schedule of classes, panels, workshops and a Psychedelic Business Forum.

Tim Ferriss Funds Fellowships for Journalists Reporting On Psychedelics

Tim Ferriss is funding fellowships for journalists covering psychedelics to encourage more reporters to cover the field.

Camera Trips Through the Golden Age of Psychedelic Photography

Author Erik Davis revisits two classic collections of psychedelic photography capturing 60s and 70s California.

What Nine Perfect Strangers Can Teach Us About Psychedelic Therapy

Psychedelic therapists weigh in on Hulu’s Nine Perfect Strangers, and offer advice for those seeking safe and ethical treatment.

Visionary Artists Reimagine Art In A Virtual Era

Arts Oasis, an online calendar and guide for creatives, is helping artists like Stella Strzyzowska reimagine what it means to create and support the arts in an increasingly digital world.

Freaks of Color Tell Psychedelic Stories That Inspire

BIPOC writers and activists from Carlos Castaneda to Fantuzzi made deep imprints on the counterculture from the 60’s to the present.

Grandparents of Psychedelics Ann and Sasha Shulgin Honored by Friends and Fellow Researchers

Psychedelic pioneers gather to reflect on the enduring legacy of Ann and Sasha Shulgin and on psychedelic science, policy, and culture.