A look at the systemic causes of mental health problems. Philosophy, politics, and ideas for social and economic transformation.
“There must exist a paradigm, a practical model for social change that includes an understanding of ways to transform consciousness that are linked to efforts to transform structures.”
A meditation on what is real by Caitlin Johnstone.
In a country where figures like Bill Gates and Elon Musk are worshipped as gods we must reexamine the glorification of entrepreneurship.
One person’s struggle to access mental health treatment in Chicago amidst state and local budgets cuts to mental health services. Meanwhile police & military budgets continue to rise.
There’s nothing wrong with us; society is incredibly stressful and often depressing, driving our mental health crisis. Why are social and economic factors so seldom considered? Behavioral psychology shifts the blame.
The story of Psyche and her transformation into the Greek goddess of the soul. Why we should embrace love and madness & bring back mythology, archetypes, and rituals.
A priest recounts his memories travelling across Algeria in the early 1990s. The desert landscape is still haunted by memories of the Algerian war of independence, in which many clergymen were complicit.