Amanita muscaria, aka Fly Agaric.
California initiative would legalize psychedelic mushrooms. Click the link for the mushrooms, stay for the "he believes psilocybin-laced mushrooms could have been transported to earth by an asteroid. 'What I think we’re dealing with possibly is alien contact,' Saunders said in an interview. 'It may be some sort of communication from an advanced society, to reprogram us, to reprogram our souls or mind. I think this could be the next big awakening'.”
"Per his wishes, the late Terry Pratchett’s hard drive, containing all his unfinished books, was destroyed by a steamroller named 'Lord Jericho' at the Great Dorset Steam Fair. | The Guardian" Via Literary Hub.
Show business news. I don't know anything else about this yet.
'Hate speech' laws in Europe are used on leftists. Glenn Greenwald.
RAW book pile.
Campus discussion on free speech suppressed.
A Personal Message from Daniel Ellsberg.