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.
In this issue, we’re looking back at the best and most important stories of the past two months: from a successful climate lawsuit by young activists to the roll-out of the world’s first Malaria vaccine in 12 African countries.
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Today in Squirrel News, millions of Europeans commute on e-bikes thanks, Massachusetts becomes the eighth US state to adopt universal free school meals, and France ends the printing of non-essential paper receipts.
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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.