Free Culture Radio: Drugs, Society, and Human Development: The View From 40,000 Feet (Podcast)

Summary: Free Culture Radio interviews MAPS Founder Rick Doblin, Ph.D., writer Ngaio Bealum, and Drug Policy Project Director Sanho Tree about the role of psychedelics in modern culture. “The reintegration of psychedelics and the overturning of prohibition—I think—are really crucial steps towards building a healthier society that can deal with the stresses of the 21st century,” explains Doblin.

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In this first episode of Portland’s Free Culture Radio on KBOO 90.7FM, we provide an overview of the concept behind the program and the niche it fills, and provide an overview on drugs and societal development.

Guests are Ngaio Bealum, a comedian, social justice activist, and writer from Sacramento, CA; Sanho Tree, a Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies and Director of their Drug Policy Project; and Rick Doblin, PhD, founder and Executive Director of the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS).