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Great Escape

Over the Acid Rainbow

It’s boom time for psychedelics. Can a new cultural revolution rewire our destructive politics?

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Not long after the last presidential election, a meme started circulating among advocates of psychedelics. Someone had given Donald Trump a thick, white beard. Eyes atwinkle above his Santa…

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