travis lupick

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intro’d to Travis via Johann here:

Johann Hari (@johannhari101) tweeted at 2:00 AM on Mon, Oct 29, 2018:
If you liked my book ‘Chasing The Scream’, I recommend this wonderful book by my friend @tlupick It’s the inspiring true story of how a movement of homeless drug users changed Canada’s drug laws – & the world

reading fighting for space



injection sites


Bud Osborn – down here (doc)

Ann Livingston

Liz Evans

unauthorized home less ness


find/follow Travis:

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Journalist. Author, “Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City’s Struggle with Addiction.” On the  & .


fighting for space site:

Travis Lupick is an award-winning journalist based in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside and the author of Fighting for Space: How a Group of Drug Users Transformed One City’s Struggle with Addiction (Arsenal Pulp Press, June 2018). He works as a staff reporter for the Georgia Straightnewspaper and has also written about drug addiction, harm reduction, and mental health for the Los Angeles TimesToronto Star, and Globe and Mail, among other outlets. For his reporting on Canada’s opioid crisis, Lupick received the Canadian Association of Journalists’ prestigious Don McGillivray award for best overall investigative report of 2016 and two 2017 Jack Webster awards for excellence in B.C. journalism. For Fighting for Space, he received the 2018 George Ryga Award for Social Awareness in Literature. He has also worked as a journalist in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Malawi, Nepal, Bhutan, Peru, and Honduras.


healing (roots of) – maté basic needs law – have to get to the core trauma..

hari rat park law

hari addiction law

scattered and hungry ghosts

gabor on democracy now

maté trump law
maté basic needs law
maté not yet scrambled law
healing (roots of) – [here Gabor talks about A H Almass as person he may quote most ..maybe person i quote most is Gabor .. since my he’s basis/insight of a nother way]
human nature
when the body says no
scattered .. add
in the realm of hungry ghosts ..  addiction
maté acting out law
almaas holes law