Best Of: A Call For Reparations / Treating PTSD With Psychedelics

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Best Of: A Call For Reparations / Treating PTSD With Psychedelics

Saturday, 27 June

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones says 250 yeas of slavery and 100 years of legalized segregation robbed Black Americans of the ability to accumulate wealth. Cash payments would help repair the damage. Her latest piece in the 'New York Times Magazine' is 'What Is Owed.'

Ken Tucker reviews new albums by Lady Gaga and Carly Rae Jepsen.

Psychiatrist Dr. Julie Holland has used psychedelic-assisted therapy to treat patients with post-traumatic stress disorder. In some cases, she says, MDMA or marijuana can help make treatment more efficient and effective. She discusses this "revolutionary way" to treat trauma. Holland's book is 'Good Chemistry.'
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