Racism and the Discrimination Against Traditional Ayahuasqueros by Anthropology Users in Academia

Recently Chacruna, the online magazine focussing on ayahuasca, published an article called Racism and the discrimination against Cannabis by Ayahuasca Users in Brazil, which I felt was so misleading that it merited a rebuttal. I also argue that racism – which was so prevalent at the founding of anthropology – continues to be a great obstacle… Read more »

Psypress #XXII

My new article in the current Psychedelic Press journal!   It starts like this: Racism and the Discrimination Against Traditional Ayahuasqueros by Anthropology Users in Academia ‘We don’t talk to the lawn. We mow it’ – Jeremy Narby1 “Foreigners, and even Brazilians, often feel confused by the fierce accusations leveled by the mem- bers of different Brazilian… Read more »

Rune Soup Podcast!

Gordon White interviewed me on Rune Soup! I’ve been listening to this podcast for a while, so I was excited to be on, despite the traditional first question: “Were you a weird kid?” A bit close to the bone, that one! Here’s the link – you can subscribe there too, as I have: Talking Psychedelics… Read more »

Out of the Shadows

Muswell Hill Press has published an anthology of articles from Psychedelic Press (with me in it). Chapters Fireworks – Cody Johnson The Lotos-Eaters – Mike Jay Taboo from the Jungle to the Clinic – Rev. Nemu Beats on Acid – Roger Keen No Imperfection in the Budded Mountain – Andy Roberts A Psychedelic Trickster – David Luke Watts Ego – Robert Dickins Psychedelic… Read more »