Organizer of nude psychedelic parades defends nude psychedelic parades, anti-anxiety effects of ketamine are linked to changes in theta brainwaves, activists accuse Bangladesh government of killing the innocent in its drug war, and more in this week’s update.
Ayahuasca tourism is part of a much wider spiritual ecology and political economy. Will the enlightened and the healed help the overwhelming fight against big companies eating up the rainforest and destroying the territorial survival of the very Shipibo communities from whom they are receiving so much benefit?
The FDA approves psychedelic magic mushrooms ingredient psilocybin for depression trial, strange drug overdoses are mystifying hospitals, the American Kratom Association says forensic pathologist got it wrong in Arvada death, and more in this week’s update.
The olive trees are dying in the Salento region of Italy, the picturesque heel of the Italian peninsula. Two theories have emerged to explain this calamity, two stories. Each exemplifies a more general relationship between humans and the material world, with consequences far beyond Italian olive trees.