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#34: MDMA and social change

#34: MDMA and social change Rachel Nuwer

Can psychedelics like MDMA drive positive social change? Journalist Rachel Nuwer wrote a book on “MDMA and the Quest for Connection in a Fractured World”, and in one chapter she describes how taking the drug in a scientific study seems to have helped a former white nationalist leader change his extremist beliefs. In this episode, Rachel explains how this could be possible, how MDMA could have similar effects on others and where the limits are.

More countries decriminalise suicide, ring of trees around London, wildfire prevention with bison and horses

More countries decriminalise suicide, ring of trees around London, wildfire prevention with bison and horses Kuala Lumpur, Ma-lai-xi-a

In today’s edition of Squirrel News, read how four countries have decriminalised suicide in the past year, a charity hopes to create a ring of trees around London and ancient animal breeds aid wildfire prevention in Spain and Portugal.

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