Had it not been for the war on drugs which sustains the increasing use of no-knock warrants, Breonna Taylor would be alive today.
The past isn’t what it used to be. The future is hard to imagine because the past has been disturbed so intensely. The present moment is all there is.
Bill Wilson, the co-founder of Alcoholics Anonymous, was a firm believer in the ability of LSD to free some hardcore alcoholics from their addiction.
One of the lessons that could be drawn from the story of mid-twentieth-century psychedelic history is that the psychedelic experience is not a given. It is always crucially shaped by the set and setting of the culture and the society in which it is embedded.
Psychedelic industry conferences have been overwhelmingly white and male, reflecting deeper issues within a psychedelic field that is male-dominated, increasingly corporatized, and white supremacist.
A conversation with Burning Man historian Caveat Magister about the festival’s uneasy but remarkable transition into virtuality, and what got lost along the way.
By eliciting the first serious response from a prohibitionist, Decriminalize Nature DC has taught the drug reform community an important lesson about the opposition. But will the movement seize the opportunity?
Many drink ayahuasca to have visions, to pursue enlightenment, and to find themselves. But to traditional Amazonian shamans these are genuinely foreign concepts.
Turns out the last thing I need is music that recalls the days of stadiums and dance clubs. I want the sound of now so I can figure out what the hell NOW is. I don’t want entertainment. I need medicine.