Archive for the 'General News' Category

America’s Best University President

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Click Here to Read: America’s Best University President by Bret Stephens in The New York Times on October 20, 2017.

Robert Zimmer, president of the University of Chicago, speaking on campus in 2015.CreditJoel Wintermantle/The University of Chicago

Does Trump Live in an Alternate Reality?

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Does Trump Live in an Alternate Reality: Some believe that the president is so divorced from actual governance that his statements have limited consequences. But that isn’t the case by Alex Shepard on the New Republic Website on October 19, 2017.

Can Underground Psychedelic Therapy Ever Go Mainstream?

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Can Underground Psychedelic Therapy Ever Go Mainstream?: The work of a large network of underground therapists has laid the basis for current FDA-regulated research into hallucinogenic therapy. Now they want to take that work mainstream. by Margaret Katcher on the Pacific Standard website on October 19, 2017.

The Danger of President Pence

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Danger of President Pence By Jane Mayer on the Reader Supported News website on October 17, 2017.
Vice President Mike Pence. (photo: Getty)

The quackery cures of yesteryear

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The quackery cures of yesteryear: From doctors giving women orgasms to cure their ‘hysteria’ to cocaine to sooth toothache and tobacco enemas to revive drowning victims Strychnine – used in rat poison – was used to treat impotence before Viagra
Women carried weasel testicles in their bosom to work as a contraceptive The tapeworm diet fad started in the 1800s, promising no calorie control needed These and many more weird and wacky remedies have been outlined in a new book, Quackery: A Brief History Of The Worst Ways To Cure Everything By Claudia Tanner inthe Daily Mail website on October 17, 2017.

Trump’s War on Knowledge

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Trump’s War on Knowledge by Ariel Dorfman on the New York Review of Books Daily website on October 12, 2017.

President Donald Trump looking at the solar eclipse without protective glasses, with his wife Melania and son Barron at the White House, Washington, D.C., August 21, 2017

The Adults in the Room

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Adults in the Room by in the New York Review of Books by James Mann in The New York Review of Books in the October 26, 2017 issue.

Donald Trump, Rex Tillerson, John Kelly, H.R. McMaster, James Mattis; drawing by Siegfried Woldhek

The Freudpromenade: In the town of Bolzan

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Freudpromenade: In the town of Bolzano by Elaine Zickler.

Mario Pabon on Hurricane Maria and Puerto Rico

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

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Click Here to Read:  IPBooks author Mario Pabon on Hurricane Maria and Puerto Rico.

Click Here to Purchase:  Justifiable Evil by Mario Pabon on IPBooks.net

 

Top psychiatrist analyzes Trump’s mental state

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View:   Top psychiatrist analyzes Trump’s mental state on the mic website on October 13, 2017.

President Trump speaks at the White House, Thursday, Oct. 12. Evan Vucci/AP

Maria: A Song and a Storm

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Maria: A Song and a Storm by Julie Jaffee Nagel on the Huffinton Post blog on October 03, 2017.

White Nationalism Is Destroying the West

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   White Nationalism Is Destroying the West By Sasha Polakow-Suransky in The New York Times on October 12, 2017.

JooHee Yoon

Landauer, Karl (1887-1945)

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Landauer, Karl (1887-1945) on the Enclopedia.com website.

Why Are More American: Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Click Here To Read:   Why Are More American: Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety? Parents, therapists and schools are struggling to figure out whether helping anxious teenagers means protecting them or pushing them to face their fears By Benoit Denizet-Lewis in the New York Times Magazine on October 11, 2017.

Jake at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. CreditSasha Rudensky for The New York Times

The Conversation About Trump’s Mental Health Is Finally Changing. But Is It Too Late?

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Conversation About Trump’s Mental Health Is Finally Changing. But Is It Too Late? The fabric of our reality is coming unwound day by day by Nick Pachelli in Esquire Magazine on October 12, 2017.

We all need psychoanalysis – it would make Britain a happier, kinder place

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   We all need psychoanalysis – it would make Britain a happier, kinder place: With one in four teenage girls being depressed, it’s clear that there is no shortage of people needing help. It needn’t cost the earth – and it certainly worked for me by Susanna Rustin on the Guardian.com website on October 9, 2017.

‘A broken heart – that, is, a rejection so disappointing I couldn’t bring myself to accept it – was the trigger.’ Photograph: Mixmike/Getty Images

How the Elderly Lose Their Rights

Thursday, October 12th, 2017

Click Here to Read: How the Elderly Lose Their Rights by Rachel Aviv In The New Yorker on Ocotber 9, 2017 Issue.

After a stranger became their guardian, Rudy and Rennie North were moved to a nursing home and their property was sold.

Illustration by Anna Parini

Why Saudi Arabia Lifted Its Ban on Women Drivers

Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Why Saudi Arabia Lifted Its Ban on Women Drivers: Breaking the law made Manal Al-Sharif a women’s rights advocate, she explains in her memoir “Daring to Drive.” BY Rafia Zakaria in The New Republic on October 11, 2017.

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What’s missing from our ‘evil’ debate

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View:  What’s missing from our ‘evil’ debate by Daniel Burke-Profile-Image1 on the CNN website on October 8, 2017.

Who Was Stephen Paddock?

Sunday, October 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read:    Who Was Stephen Paddock? The Mystery of a Nondescript ‘Numbers Guy’ By Sabrina Tavernise, Serge F. Kovaleski and Julie Turkewitz in The New YorK Times on October 7, 2017.

Workers boarded up a window Friday at the Mandalay Bay hotel, where Stephen Paddock opened fire on a country music festival on Oct. 1. CreditChris Wattie/Reuters