Audio of Our Talk Seville, Spain

Martin and I gave a talk in his town of Seville tonight and it was pretty awesome. There were about 25 of us in a room at a university. So much to write but I’ll just leave you with this recording. Mad love from Southern Spain  

Icaria: The Land of Resistance – Dispatches from Mad Spain

There’s a really good story behind this poster image, and I look forward to telling you all about it, but the  very short version is: there’s a group of anarchists in Southern Spain that managed to get money from the Andalusian government to bring me and my old friend Will … Continue reading

Alternatives to Psychiatry Video in Santiago, Chile

This video was shot back in January of 2015 in Santiago, Chile at the Alternatives to Psychiatry Conference. There is a crowd of at least 150 Chileans packed into a community center listening to our talk. The woman translating is the amazing Happy Lee del Canto Sabag. The man speaking with … Continue reading

Cracks in the Biopsychiatric Armor: Redefining Mental Illness Together

Earlier this week we had visitors to New York City from the British Psychology Society come to share their most recent publication: Understanding Psychosis and Schizophrenia. The NYC Icarus Project invited Anne Cooke and Peter Kinderman to Bluestockings Bookstore and Cafe to give a well received presentation. The video is … Continue reading

Connecting the Dots: Disability Incarcerated

“Is it surprising” asked Michel Foucault, “that prisons resemble factories, schools, barracks, hospitals, which all resemble prisons”? Thus begins, Disability Incarcerated, a recent book about the intersection between disability justice activism and the Prison Industrial Complex. It is the first book of its kind, recently published, and it is actively … Continue reading

Sascha’s Reportback to the NYC Icarus Group on Trip to South America

So here’s a video shot and edited by Erin Lemkey of NYC Icarus at Bluestockings last week. I came back from Argentina and Chile full of stories. What’s not on this video is the on fire conversation that happened afterwards with a room full of New Yorkers about international solidarity … Continue reading

Voices from the Emotional Underground

Here’s some video of a speaking gig I did a couple weeks ago in Troy, NY with Sera Davidow from the Western Mass Recovery Learning Community