Capitalist Hegemony in Psychedelic Medicine
Excitement around psychedelics continues to grow with thousands set to attend the Psychedelic Science conference in Denver this week. Proponents in the psychedelic space have promoted a strategy to focus on the “medicalization” to gain wider societal acceptance. But this could lead psychedelics to come under greater control, ensuring that they serve as profitable tools to maintain the status quo.
Mike PappasJune 20, 2023
All Trans Kids Deserve Care: A Response To Helen Lewis
Helen Lewis, noted anti-trans author, wrote for the Atlantic on the “child gender culture war,” saying that not all trans children should be given access to gender-affirming care. She is wrong.
Reba LandersMay 19, 2023
There Is No Capitalist Solution to the Overdose Crisis
The United States has weaponized its response to the overdose crisis it helped create, using it as an excuse to further its own imperialist agenda at home and abroad.
Mike PappasApril 21, 2023
Anticapitalist Psychedelic Activists Banned: An Interview
Recently a leaked blacklist showed the banning of prominent anti-capitalist activists from psychedelic conferences. Left Voice interviews one of these activists about the ban, as well as broader issues around the ongoing corporatization and commodification of psychedelics under capitalism.
Left VoiceJanuary 15, 2023