Gentrify Your Mind

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If you’re a Latino looking to expand your mind and reach cosmic levels of awareness, there’s a strong possibility that you will get arrested. In contrast, wealthy investors dabbling with hallucinogenic research can build respectable “careers, organizations, and for-profits by mining the ancient and contemporary pasts of non-white cultures.”

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The Republican Rebound

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We have a situation where right-wing lunatics with an ironclad base just need to persuade a few suburban women that critical race theory is coming to eat their children. And that’s all it takes to defeat the scrambling, ineffectual Democrats.

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Film Review: Brazil’s ‘The Pink Cloud’

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Written in 2017, shot in 2019, and now theatrically released, ‘The Pink Cloud,’ with its backdrop of a worldwide crisis that forces everyone into lockdown and isolation, feels terribly prescient. And by keeping the story so focused on its two main protagonists, Brazilian fillmmaker Iuli Gerbase has delivered an unnerving and disquieting view of the times in which we live.

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