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Nicholas Powers Interviewed on WBAI by Olivia Riggio

Indy Audio

—Nicholas Powers, who recently published an article about Q Anon and its weaponization of anti-Semitic imagery to push its conspiracies, about what he called the monstrous sticky ball of the Q Anon conspiracy. Read Powers' article here: https://indypendent.org/2021/01/qanon-recycles-anti-semitic-imagery-to-sell-hatred/

15mins

3 Feb 2021

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Dr Nicholas Powers on Psychedelics and Race

The Lex Files

Dr. Nicholas Powers is a poet, a journalist and a college professor who explores the racial dimensions of psychedelia. He co-hosted the long running New York City College Poetry Slam at the Nuyorican Café. Today he discusses decriminalization, positive action, and how the psychedelic renaissance can help the poor.   And we didn’t even get a chance to talk about his book, ‘The Ground Below Zero - 9/11 to Burning Man, New Orleans to Darfur, Haiti to Occupy Wall Street’ (which is as wild as it sounds):  http://www.upsetpress.org/tag/nicholas-powers/ His writing at the Indypendent:  https://indypendent.org/authors/nicholas-powers/ Articles:  Truthout: ‘I’m Protesting for a World That Affirms My Black Son’s Life Matters’  https://truthout.org/articles/im-protesting-for-a-world-that-affirms-my-black-sons-life-matters/ MAPS: ‘Black Masks, Rainbow Bodies: Psychedelics and Race’  https://maps.org/news/bulletin/articles/429-maps-bulletin-spring-2018-vol-28-no-1/7268-black-masks,-rainbow-bodies-psychedelics-and-race His talk of the same name at Horizons 2017:  https://vimeo.com/237699822 

46mins

27 Jul 2020

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Nicholas Powers Interviewed by John Tarleton

Indy Audio

Nicholas Powers discusses the uprising of the Black Lives Matter movement and his recent article, "Why We Explode." Read it here: https://indypendent.org/2020/06/why-we-explode/

16mins

19 Jun 2020

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Ep 184: Medicinal Solidarity w/ Nicholas Powers

Very Ape Podcast

Activist, author, professor, and poet Nicholas Powers returns to the Very Ape Space Capsule as we try to wrap our heads around the current situation. We are all connected. We are all the same thing. One of our best conversations yet. Enjoy!Peep this conversation on www.youtube.com/veryapeSubscribe on iTunes: goo.gl/Ytp3nxRead Nick's writing for the Indypendent:indypendent.org/authors/nicholas-powers/Follow Nick on Twitter @egophobiaSee our films for free at www.veryape.tvFollow VeryApe on insta or twitter @VeryApeTvFollow Sean on insta or twitter @SeanVeryApeRecorded 4/29/20Brooklyn, NYveryape.tv

1hr 48mins

30 Apr 2020

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Nicholas Powers: Psychedelics and Social Justice

CIIS Public Programs

Poet, journalist, and professor Nicholas Powers describes his youth as growing up with tales of counter culture for bedtime stories. In this episode, he shares stories from his journey exploring psychedelic experiences and events in a discussion about what psychedelic integration could be in the 21st Century with licensed Naturopathic Doctor Natalie Metz.This episode contains explicit language.

1hr 2mins

26 Dec 2019

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Ep 99: Dangerous Love w/ Nicholas Powers

Very Ape Podcast

Activist, author, professor, poet, psychonaut and new dad Nicholas Powers came through with visions for a better future. We talk about America's karma and how fatherhood opens you up to new forms of Love...dangerous Love. Enjoy!Subscribe on iTunes: goo.gl/Ytp3nxRead Nick's writing for the Indypendent:indypendent.org/authors/nicholas-powers/Follow Nick on Twitter @egophobiaFollow VeryApe on insta or twitter @VeryApeTvFollow Sean on insta or twitter @SeanVeryApeRecorded 7/3/18Brooklyn, NYveryape.tv

1hr 9mins

9 Jul 2018

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DMT EP05 - Nicholas Powers - Buddha and Marx at the coffee shop

Dimitri Mugianis Talks

Nicholas Powers is a poet, journalist, and professor. His books, The Ground Below Zero and Theater of War, were published by Upset Press. He has also written for the Indypendent, Alternet, and The Village Voice, and has spoken and read all over the country. He teaches literature at SUNY Old Western and co-hosts the long-running New York City College Poetry Slam at the Nuyorican Cafe.

1hr 22mins

1 Jul 2018

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Ep 69: The Great Healing w/ Nicholas Powers

Very Ape Podcast

Spark one up and join us as we welcome author, activist, poet and professor Nick Powers back to the podcast. Nick just returned from hurricane devastated Puerto Rico. He gives us a download of wisdom about the recovery effort, the spirit of humanity, psychedelic healing and paints a vision for a utopian socialist future. Essay by Nicholas Powers - Carnivalism: The Shadow of Hierarchyhttp://realitysandwich.com/322546/carnivalism-the-shadow-of-hierarchy/Read Nick's writing for the Indypendent:indypendent.org/authors/nicholas-powers/Follow Nick on Twitter @egophobiaSubscribe on iTunes: goo.gl/Ytp3nxRecorded 11/15/17Brooklyn, NYveryape.tv

1hr 24mins

22 Nov 2017

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Ep 57: Soul Work w/ Nicholas Powers

Very Ape Podcast

Author of The Ground Below Zero: 9/11 to Burning Man, New Orleans to Darfur, Haiti to Occupy Wall Street. Writer at The Indypendent. Poet. Professor.Read Nick's writing for the Indypendent:indypendent.org/authors/nicholas-powers/Follow Nick on Twitter @egophobiaSubscribe on iTunes: goo.gl/Ytp3nxRecorded 8/15/17Brooklyn, NYveryape.tv

1hr 4mins

15 Aug 2017

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Ep 29: Unleash Your Carnival Potential w/ Nicholas Powers

Very Ape Podcast

Author, activist, journalist, poet, professor, philosopher and proud psychonaut Nicholas Powers came by and blew our fucken minds. We talk Trump, racism, psychedelics and how America can unleash its carnival potential. Enjoy!Read Nick's writing for the Indypendentindypendent.org/authors/nicholas-powers-1Follow Nick on Twitter @egophobiaConnect with Nick: goo.gl/rnD9IgSpotify Playlist: goo.gl/Gj8YSWSubscribe on iTunes: goo.gl/Ytp3nxRecorded 11/17/16Brooklyn, NYveryape.tv

1hr 18mins

17 Nov 2016