Baghdadi’s end in a hideout in a corner of the broken state he helped break prompts questions of where to now for ISIS and the forever war on terror.
Nicotine is an addictive but harmless drug which gives people pleasure and legitimate vaping is a relatively safe way to experience that pleasure. These are facts that taunt the fanatics.
This wildly self-indulgent psychedelic protest is the new nadir from Extinction Rebellion. The climate crisis is real – stunts like this can only damage the acceptance of psychedelic medicine as well as the climate crisis.
It is a psychological fact that in chaotic times people frequently allow narcissists and psychopaths to rise to the top of organizations, often faster than they do normally. Clinically, Trump and Boris Johnson tick nearly all the boxes.
Brazil is a country whose citizenry rarely enjoy good governance. They were doing well in recent years despite the fact their politicians seemed to be regularly impeached, locked up or otherwise disgraced.
A welcome breakthrough in the field of mental health has been this month’s opening of the world’s first Center for Psychedelic Research at Imperial College London.
It’s environmental destruction verses sane management. In fact, currently there are no political parties in any democracy which deny climate change apart from our Republicans.
Algeria has long been a gangster state so now these angry youngsters have taken to the streets in large numbers. Most of the population is very poor, half are under 30 and 29% are unemployed.
Ethnic tribalism and the poison of religion with its magical fairy tales are the weak links where malevolent actors like Russia can manipulate and damage democracy – even in a modern European context like Serbia.
Taiwan’s democracy, established in the 1980s, is firm, successful and arguably the most advanced in East Asia. So it is no surprise they are making a well-considered move in public health.