Psymposia sits down with Thought Slime to chat about carving out a leftist space in psychedelia.
Co-hosts: Neşe Devenot, David Nickles, Brian Pace, Russell Hausfeld. Editor: Matt Payne
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Contents of this podcast
Reasons for reaching out to Thought Slime
"Making the world a harder place to have a bad trip”
Introductions / Why we care about psychedelics
Drug Exceptionalism / Criminalization
History of McDonald's mascot, Grimace
Dose the Water 2.0
What is "Corporate Harm Reduction”?
Psychdedelic authoritarians and the Nazi roots of the term "psychonaut”
Psychedelic conferences and Leftist perspectives in psychedelia
The DMT Nexus
COMPASS Pathways' conflicts
Martin Ball Saga
Cultural appropriation of psychedelics
Ethics struggles in criminalized spaces
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