Cover Story is an investigative podcast from New York Magazine. The first season, Power Trip, uncovers the secrets and exposes the darkest corners of the psychedelic renaissance through a twisted, deeply personal tale at the intersection of mind, body, and control. Power Trip is a co-production of New York Magazine and Psymposia.

Power Tripping offers an inside look at Psymposia and New York Magazine’s podcast “Cover Story: Power Trip.” Join the co-creators and the rest of the Psymposia team for deep dives into the histories, characters, and events that shaped our investigation.

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Cover Story is an investigative podcast from New York Magazine. The first season, Power Trip, uncovers the secrets and exposes the darkest corners of the psychedelic renaissance through a twisted, deeply personal tale at the intersection of mind, body, and control. Power Trip is a co-production of New York Magazine and Psymposia.

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Cover Story is an investigative podcast from New York Magazine. The first season, Power Trip, uncovers the secrets and exposes the darkest corners of the psychedelic renaissance through a twisted, deeply personal tale at the intersection of mind, body, and control. Power Trip is a co-production of New York Magazine and Psymposia.


Featured Stories

Open Letter to MAPS Canada, MAPS, and MAPS PBC on Data Privacy and Doxxing

Open Letter to MAPS Canada, MAPS, and MAPS PBC on Data Privacy and Doxxing. We believe that an organization responsible for private data, in such close proximity to criminalized subcultures, must take matters of privacy and security seriously.


Featured Stories

Open Letter to MAPS Canada, MAPS, and MAPS PBC on Data Privacy and Doxxing

Open Letter to MAPS Canada, MAPS, and MAPS PBC on Data Privacy and Doxxing. We believe that an organization responsible for private data, in such close proximity to criminalized subcultures, must take matters of privacy and security seriously.


Why New Zealand’s “Smoking Ban” Is Harmful

A tobacco ban will likely reduce smoking. But focusing only on drug use masks the violence behind policy choices. A ban on tobacco is not done with a magic wand. Behind every law is state violence.


The Masters of Bad Trips

As proponents of psychedelics begin to grapple with legacies of abuse, it’s time to learn from victims themselves. Psymposia is co-producing an investigative podcast series, Power Trip, with New York Magazine.


New Website Details Abuse Allegations Against German Psychedelic Practitioners

A new website — whoisjoeschraube.com — alleges that Joe Schraube and Miguel Delgado have taken advantage of positions of power and abused people under the influence of psychedelics.



Psymposia is a 501(c)(3) non-profit media organization that offers leftist perspectives on drugs, politics, and culture. We are sustained by our readers and listeners who believe in the work we do. If you support our work please become a monthly donor on Patreon or make a one-time donation.

Support on Patreon
Make a one-time donation

Psymposia, Inc. TAX ID: 85-0630940. Your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. For questions about donations, or to donate by check, wire, digital currency, or other means, please send us an email. To donate using PayPal click here.


Psymposia is a 501(c)(3) non-profit media organization that offers leftist perspectives on drugs, politics, and culture. We are sustained by our readers and listeners who believe in the work we do. If you support our work please become a monthly donor on Patreon or make a one-time donation.

Support on Patreon
Make a one-time donation

Psymposia, Inc. TAX ID: 85-0630940. Your donation is tax-deductible to the full extent allowed by law. For questions about donations, or to donate by check, wire, digital currency, or other means, please send us an email. To donate using PayPal click here.


Featured Stories

Why New Zealand’s “Smoking Ban” Is Harmful


A tobacco ban will likely reduce smoking. But focusing only on drug use masks the violence behind policy choices. A ban on tobacco is not done with a magic wand. Behind every law is state violence.

Open Letter to MAPS Canada, MAPS, and MAPS PBC on Data Privacy and Doxxing


Open Letter to MAPS Canada, MAPS, and MAPS PBC on Data Privacy and Doxxing. We believe that an organization responsible for private data, in such close proximity to criminalized subcultures, must take matters of privacy and security seriously.

The Masters of Bad Trips


As proponents of psychedelics begin to grapple with legacies of abuse, it’s time to learn from victims themselves. Psymposia is co-producing an investigative podcast series, Power Trip, with New York Magazine.

#48 – Drugs and Anti-Capitalism with Hilary Agro

We talk drugs and anti-capitalism with anthropology PhD candidate, Hilary Agro. Ranging from prohibition to psychedelic clinical trials and beyond, we explore the overlaps and differences in our analyses of the current psychedelic (and broader drug policy) landscape.


#47 – Part Two: Right Wing Psychedelia

We continue our discussion about Brian Pace and Neşe Devenot's recently published paper: "Right-Wing Psychedelia: Case Studies in Cultural Plasticity and Political Pluripotency" 


#46 – Part One: Right Wing Psychedelia

We discuss Brian Pace and Neşe Devenot's recently published paper: "Right-Wing Psychedelia: Case Studies in Cultural Plasticity and Political Pluripotency" 


#45 – Part Two: Digital Capitalism on Psychedelics with Emma Stamm

In part two of our conversation with Villanova visiting professor of philosophy Emma Stamm, we discuss the "psychedelic industry's" increasing fixation on digital capitalism. Looking at apps like MyDelica and hardware like Kernel's brain-scanning helmet, we discuss how the social implications of this technology extend well beyond psychedelia.


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#47 – Part Two: Right Wing Psychedelia


We continue our discussion about Brian Pace and Neşe Devenot's recently published paper: "Right-Wing Psychedelia: Case Studies in Cultural Plasticity and Political Pluripotency" 

#48 – Drugs and Anti-Capitalism with Hilary Agro


We talk drugs and anti-capitalism with anthropology PhD candidate, Hilary Agro. Ranging from prohibition to psychedelic clinical trials and beyond, we explore the overlaps and differences in our analyses of the current psychedelic (and broader drug policy) landscape.

#46 – Part One: Right Wing Psychedelia


We discuss Brian Pace and Neşe Devenot's recently published paper: "Right-Wing Psychedelia: Case Studies in Cultural Plasticity and Political Pluripotency" 


Series

A series exploring the infiltration of the psychedelic pharmaceutical industry by companies, investors, and executives from extractive industry.


From Mining to Mushrooms

A series exploring the infiltration of the psychedelic pharmaceutical industry by companies, investors, and executives from extractive industry.


Corporadelic

A series on the intersection of psychedelics and capitalism, and the early investors making it happen.


Corporadelic

A series on the intersection of psychedelics and capitalism, and the early investors making it happen.