Archive for August, 2016

A Case For Genocide: Black Manchurian Candidates

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  A Case For Genocide: Black Manchurian Candidates- Donald David Defreeze, Yusuf Bey Iv & The Deliberate Destruction And Deconstruction Of Black Institutions on the In Search of Black Assassins on Website on October 10. 2012..

Writer’s Wednesday: John Dos Passos

Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: John Dos Passos on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: John Dos Passos, The Art of Fiction No. 44 Interviewed by David Sanders in the Paris Review in the Spring 1969 No. 46 Issue.

Click Here to Read: Dos Passos and the Many Lives of ‘U.S.A.’ by Richard Gilman in The New York Times on March 16, 1997.

Click Here to Read: The U.S.A. Trilogy by John Dos Passos, Reviewed By Will Aaugerot the Rumpus website on December 26th, 2013. (more…)

Colin Powell’s foundation and Hillary Clinton’s are treated very differently

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

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Click Here To Read: Colin Powell’s foundation and Hillary Clinton’s are treated very differently by the media by Matthew Yglesias on the Vox Politics website on August 30, 2016.

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Meaning Matters String on Insurance Company Appeals

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Meaning Matters String on Re: What if the appeal comes from, rather than goes to, the insurance company? with comments from Jay Einhorn,  Eric Plakun, Bob Fancher, Andrew B. Klafter,  and Jerry Fromm.

Meaning Matters is an online discussion forum hosted by the Austen Riggs Center that provides a space to share information and thinking about human behavior and how it is impacted by conscious and unconscious processes, personality and motivational factors, relational dynamics and the meaning of symptoms.

Witness Tampering: Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich crafts myths, not histories

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Witness Tampering: Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich crafts myths, not histories by Sophie Pinkham The New Republic on August 29, 2016.

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Click Here to Read: Writer’s Wednesday: Svetlana Alexievich on this Website.

NASA: Earth Warming at a Pace ‘Unprecedented in 1,000 Years’

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: NASA: Earth Warming at a Pace ‘Unprecedented in 1,000 Years’ on the Daily Beast website on August 30, 2015.

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God of Vengeance To Be Staged in Yiddish

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Indecent

Click Here to Read:  God of Vengeance To Be Staged in Yiddish by Olivia Clement on the PlayBill website on June 17, 2016.
The cast of Indecent (Carol Rosegg)

The class essence of the Confederacy in the American Civil War

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The class essence of the Confederacy in the American Civil War: A further comment on Free State of Jones By Douglas Lyons on the World Socialist Web Site on August 30, 2016.

Click Here to Purchase: On the Pleasures of Owning Persons: The Hidden Face of  American Slavery: By Volney Gay

At Least 110 Republican Leaders Won’t Vote for Donald Trump

Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  At Least 110 Republican Leaders Won’t Vote for Donald Trump: Here’s When They Reached Their Breaking Point By Karen Yourish and Larry Buchanan in The New York Times on August 29, 2016.

The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society Dream Films 1926-1972

Monday, August 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Coney Island Amateur Psychoanalytic Society Dream Films 1926-1972 on the Zoe Beloff website.

Did Anthony Weiner want to get caught sexting?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Did Anthony Weiner want to get caught sexting? It’s hard to explain why he would commit the same mistake again and again. Maybe he wanted to be stopped – and this was the only way by Jamieson Webster on the Guardian website on August 29, 2016.

‘He continually exposed not only himself and his reputation to such absurd scandal, but his wife, her career and his family too. Why?’ Photograph: Timothy Clary/AFP/Getty Images

Do You Believe in God, or Is That a Software Glitch?

Monday, August 29th, 2016

SoftwareBrain

Click Here to Read:  Do You Believe in God, or Is That a Software Glitch? By Kate Murphy in The New York Times on August 27, 2016.

Credit Yoshi Sodeoka

Erikson Institute for Education and Research

Monday, August 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Erikson Institute for Education and Research on the Austen Riggs website.

Movies Monday: A Tale of Love and Darkness

Monday, August 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Movie Review: ‘A Tale of Love and Darkness’ By Bill Wine on the Philadelphia CBS local website on August 27, 2016.

Click Here to Read: ‘A Tale of Love and Darkness’ Review: Natalie Portman Tackles Tough Bio: Actor’s directorial debut turns Amos Oz’s 2002 memoir about growing up in Israel into a personal passion project By Peter Travers in Rolling Stone on August 18, 2016,

Click Here to Read: Natalie Portman Makes Her Directorial Debut With ‘A Tale Of Love And Darkness’ on the Wbur Artery website on August 26, 2016. (more…)

The Brain That Couldn’t Remember

Monday, August 29th, 2016

Brain

Click Here to Read: The Brain That Couldn’t Remember: The untold story of the fight over the
legacy of “H.M.” — the patient who revolutionized the science of memory by Luke Dittrich in The New York Times on August. 3, 2016.

Is Faith in God Merely Wishful Thinking?

Sunday, August 28th, 2016

FaithinGodwishingClick Here to Read:  Is Faith in God Merely Wishful Thinking? By Kenneth R. Samples on the RBT30 website on April 1, 2008.

Click Here To Read: The Need Not To Believe: Freud’s Godlessness Reconsidered by Arnold Richards. (more…)

Beyond the Basic Curriculum at IPTAR

Sunday, August 28th, 2016

BEYOND THE BASIC CURRICULUM: 2016-2017

The Beyond the Basic Curriculum Committee is pleased to offer the following courses. ALL ARE AVAILABLE FOR CE CREDITS FOR SOCIAL WORKERS. These courses are open to IPTAR candidates who are past their second year of study, and to IPTAR members. In addition, they are open to candidates and members of other institutes. IPTAR candidates who have completed their coursework but have not yet graduated are required to take one course per year.

TAVISTOCK COUPLES’ THERAPY
Instructor: Vivian Eskin, PhD
This four week course is designed to provide an introduction to Tavistock Couples’ Therapy. This particular lens highlights the unconscious choice of partner, unconscious beliefs and unresolved (more…)

Lucian Freud: The Pitiless Eye

Sunday, August 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Lucian Freud: The Pitiless Eye by Jenny Uglow in The New York Review of Books on August 22, 2016.

Estate of Lucian Freud/National Portrait Gallery, London/The Lucian Freud Archive. Unfinished self-portrait by Lucian Freud, circa 1980

 

‘No Vacancies’ for Blacks: How Donald Trump Got His Start, and Was First Accused of Bias

Sunday, August 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: ‘No Vacancies’ for Blacks: How Donald Trump Got His Start, and Was First Accused of Bias By JonathanMahler and Steve Eder in The New York Times on August 27, 2016.

Fred C. Trump with his son Donald visiting a tenant in one of their apartment buildings in Brooklyn in January 1973. BARTON SILVERMAN / THE NEW YORK TIMES

Click Here to Read: A Graphic Novel Chronicles Woody Guthrie’s Dust Bowl Years by Allison Meier on the HyperAllergic website on August 23, 2016.

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Kerry J. Sulkowicz, MD: A Fascinating Career

Sunday, August 28th, 2016

Kerry J. Sulkowicz

Click Here To Read:  Kerry J. Sulkowicz, MD: A Fascinating Career By Howard L. Forman, MD in nthe Psychiatric Times on June 12, 2012.