Archive for June, 2016

Donald Trump and The “Amazing” Alex Jones

Saturday, June 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Donald Trump and The “Amazing” Alex Jones By William Finnegan in The New Yorker on June 23, 2016.

Trump in New Hampshire in February. In his campaign for President, Trump has gestured toward beliefs, hunches, prejudices, and constituencies on the margins. PHOTOGRAPH BY MARK PETERSON / REDUX

New from IPBooks: What Survives: A Novel by Phyllis Skoy

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read about And Purchase:  What Survives: A Novel by Phyllis Skoy on IPBooks.net

What’s The Matter With Poetry?

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: What’s The Matter With Poetry? For Ben Lerner, poems are the perfect medium for failure. So how can they negotiate with the politics of real life? BY Ken Chen in The New Republic on June 23, 2016.

Luigi Cherubini And The Muse Of Lyric Poetry, by Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres, 1842.Musée du Louvre

The Carlat Psychiatry Report: Psychoanalysis in Modern Psychiatry

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

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View the latest issue of The Carlat Psychiatry Report:
Psychoanalysis in Modern Psychiatry

 

New Issue:
Psychoanalysis in Modern Psychiatry
Volume 14, Issue 6, June 2016

Some of you might be surprised to see an entire issue of The Carlat Psychiatry Report devoted to psychoanalysis. Do psychiatrists still practice it? Does it actually work? (more…)

The ‘Manic’ History Between the U.S. and China

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Listen: 30 Issues | The ‘Manic’ History Between the U.S. and China on the Brian Lehrer Show on the WNYC.org website.

Alf Sjöberg’s Miss Julie (1951) and G. W. Pabst’s The Threepenny Opera (1931)

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Alf Sjöberg’s Miss Julie (1951) and G. W. Pabst’s The Threepenny Opera (1931): Films worth noting … and seeing By Joanne Laurier on the World Socialist Web Site on June 23, 2016,

Miss Julie (1951)

On The Netflix Series “Love” by Sandra Cohen

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: On Netflix’ Love: A Dance Of Insecurities. Obstacles to Making Love Work,  Reviewed by Sandra Cohen.

Philosophy Thursday: Francis Fukuyama

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Francis Fukuyama on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: The End of History? by Francis Fukuyama on the Wes Jones website.

Click Here to Read: Articles by Francis Fukuyama on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law on the American Interest website.

Click Here to Read: Global Warning: Francis Fukuyama’s ‘Political Order and Political Decay’  By Sheri Berman in The New York Times on September 11, 2014. (more…)

Newsletter from North American IPA Board Representatives

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

IPALogoThis is a brief report to North American members of the IPA of steps taken at the Board meeting in Bologna June 2016. A more detailed newsletter will be mailed at a later date.

1. Summary of the IPA Board discussion of APsaA’s special status:

The special arrangement made with APsaA as a regional association after World War II was a topic of discussion. Historical factors like the former MD restriction on membership in the American, (more…)

The ethics of Primo Levi

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The ethics of Primo Levi, Review of The Complete Works of Primo Levi, Translated by Ann Goldstein et al reviewed by Ian Thomson in the Times Literary Supplement on June 15, 2016.

Click Here to Read: The Collected Works of Primo Levi, Edited by Ann Goldstein (REVIEW) in the Algemeiner on February 1, 2015.

Click Here to Read:  Writer’s Wednesday: Primo Levi on this website.

Primo Levi, 1981, by Sergio del Grande © Sergio del Grande/Mondadori Portfolio via Getty Images

Writer’s Wednesday: Svetlana Alexievich

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Svetlana Alexievich on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Svetlana Alexievich’s Noble Prize Speech on the Noble Prize.org website.

Click Here to Read:  Review: In ‘Secondhand Time,’ Voices From a Lost Russia By Dwight Garner in The New York Times on May 24, 2016.

Click Here to Read: From ‘Second-Hand Time’ by Svetlana Alexievich in The Times Literary Supplement on May 11, 2016. (more…)

‘Therapy for a Vampire,’ This Year’s Finest Freudian Horror Comedy

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: ‘Therapy for a Vampire,’ This Year’s Finest Freudian Horror Comedy Headshrinker meets bloodsuckers in 1930s Vienna By Kelly Vance on the East Bay Express website on June 21, 2016.

  • Jeanette Hain (foreground) and Cornelia Ivancan in Therapy for a Vampire.

Think Twice: How the Gut’s “Second Brain” Influences Mood and Well-Being

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Think Twice: How the Gut’s “Second Brain” Influences Mood and Well-Being The emerging and surprising view of how the enteric nervous system in our bellies goes far beyond just processing the food we eat By Adam Hadhazy in the Scientific American on February 12, 2010.

Could the Root Cause Of Depression Be in Your Gut—and Not Your Brain?

Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Well&Good

Click Here to Read: Could the Root Cause Of Depression Be in Your Gut—and Not Your Brain? by Rachel Lapidos the Well and Good website on June 12, 2016.

The Imperialism of Western Guilt

Monday, June 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Imperialism of Western Guilt: Bernard Lewis is the rare Western intellectual who doesn’t view non-Western peoples as too inept to make their own mistakes, let alone pay for them on the Mosaic website on June 20, 2016.

Bernard Lewis in 2006. Ron Bull/Toronto Star via Getty Images.

China Tops Supercomputer Rankings with New 93-Petaflop Machine

Monday, June 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: China Tops Supercomputer Rankings with New 93-Petaflop Machine by Michael Feldman on the Top 500 List website on June 20, 2016

At Art Basel, Restating the Obvious

Monday, June 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: At Art Basel, Restating the Obvious by Ari Akkermans on the HyperAllergic on June 18, 2016.

Cabinet gallery both, Art Basel in Basel (image courtesy Art Basel)v

Panel examines gender and psychoanalysis

Monday, June 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Panel examines gender and psychoanalysis by Liz Baudler on the Windy City News website on June 19, 2016.

Invitation to Frequent the Shadows: An Interview with Bettina Von Zwehl

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Invitation to Frequent the Shadows: An Interview with Bettina Von Zwehl on the Lens Culture website.

The Sessions, 2016. Installation in 50 parts, dimensions variable, gelatin silver prints. © Bettina von Zwehl

 

Hear Melissa Etheridge’s Chilling ‘Pulse’ Dedicated to Orlando Victims

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

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Click Here to Read and Listen To: Hear Melissa Etheridge’s Chilling ‘Pulse’ Dedicated to Orlando Victims “How can I hate them, when everybody’s got a pulse?” singer-songwriter asks in new song By Jerry Portwood IN Rolling Stone on June 15, 2016.

Melissa Etheridge has penned a song titled “Pulse” dedicated to the Orlando shooting victims. Brian Rasic/Rex/Shutterstock/Zuma