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‘The nice thing about ketamine is it gives you this really nice third-person perspective’

In the lower left corner of this photo is a small rectangle with closeup of a depressed-looking Black person against a yellow background. A larger, zoomed-out, slightly blurry version of the same image, but colored red, is to the left of the small rectangle, which overlaps it slightly. The background is an even more zoomed-out and blurry version of the pic, colored orange.
In the lower left corner of this photo is a small rectangle with closeup of a depressed-looking Black person against a yellow background. A larger, zoomed-out, slightly blurry version of the same image, but colored red, is to the left of the small rectangle, which overlaps it slightly. The background is an even more zoomed-out and blurry version of the pic, colored orange.
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Words of Warming

The Biden administration has pledged to address it through federal funding and a new White House council

Definition of environmental racism



The EPA’s administrator insists the United States has ‘some of the cleanest air on the planet’

Georgia Power’s coal-fired steam-turbine electric generating plant, 40 miles from Atlanta. Photo: Karen Bleier/AFP via Getty Images


All Tomorrow’s Kitchens

A weekly roundup of everything bringing humans closer to a food-secure future

A new bill could return stolen land to Black farmers


An attempt to pay reparations for the use of HeLa cells doesn’t go nearly far enough

Photo: skeeze/Pixabay


How ‘visionary fiction’ can be used as a framework for building a better world for all humans


The Color of Climate

Extreme heat threatens us all — but some people more than others

Two men play a game of chess behind a building in Leimert Park while enduring a heat wave sweeping through the Southland on Tuesday, August 18, 2020, in Los Angeles, California. Photo: Jason Armond/Getty Images

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