How a 'Fake Guru' Set Up a 'Wild Wild Country'-Style Commune in the Mexican Jungle
Former followers of Ozen Rajneesh accuse the guru of being a 'fake,' cheating them out of thousands of dollars, and mishandling the disappearance of a commune member.
Living On a Canadian Commune Has Made Me Hate the UK
“It’s just work, pub, drugs, work, pub, drugs, and football.”
Views My Own
I Joined an Anarchist Commune Expecting To Hate It, But Coming Home Sucked
Somewhere between confronting my fear of shit and planting shrooms on Poole's Land, my cynicism melted.
The Modern-Day Hippy Commune On a Remote Spanish Beach
Just miles from the centre of Tenerife's booming tourism strip, 20 people have are living as basic a life as possible.
Inside the Oceanside Commune Where Young People Live In 'Anarchy'
"It's a bunch of fucked up people helping each other."
Everything I Learned from a Year of Touring the World's Communes
Gone is the time when you'd drive off in your parents' car, sell it, and give the money to some all-supreme leader before being treated to a welcoming orgy in a goat shed. Today's communes have grown up.
Love, Serve, Surrender: An Alleged Pedophile's Perfect Scam
Hippie guru Jay Ram was hailed as a public hero for fostering, adopting, and caring for dozens of boys that had nowhere else to go. But years later, a new picture has emerged. Several of his sons have come forward to say that he preyed on them sexually...
The Fiction Issue 2013
Case Study 2: Recognition of the Self
When Christopher arrived for his first assessment he was not like a normal eight-year-old boy. When he spoke he used a fascinating mode of verbal communication, lacking the personal pronoun, and transposing “I” with “we.” “We want to go back to Lea...