Archive for the 'General News' Category

Don’t Be a Sucker by U.S. War Department in 1947.

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View:  Don’t Be a Sucker by U.S. War Department in 1947.

Alcohol Abuse Is Rising Among Older Adults

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Alcohol Abuse Is Rising Among Older Adults by Paula Span in the New York Times on September 14, 2017.

Henry Wrenn-Meleck, a music publisher and musician, sought help for alcohol abuse at the New Jewish Home in Manhattan after a fall last summer he did not recall.  CreditKarsten Moran for The New York Times

‘Our English Zion’: Oliver Cromwell and the Jews

Monday, September 18th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  ‘Our English Zion’: Oliver Cromwell and the Jews By Richard Mather on the Israel News Online On September 18, 2017.

Over 6 million lose power from Irma in US Southeast

Monday, September 11th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Over 6 million lose power from Irma in US Southeast by Robin Respaut and Andy Sullivan on the Aol.com website on September 11, 2017.

Hints about the theory of the subject

Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Hints about the theory of the subject by Ahmed Fayek on this Psychoanalytic Notes blog on September 9, 2017.

The Mutating Virus: Understanding Antisemitism

Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Click Here to Read and Listen To:  The Mutating Virus: Understanding Antisemitism by Rabbi Lord Jonathon Sacks on his website September 7, 2016.

 The Pope’s Shrink and Catholicism’s Uneasy Relationship with Freud

Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Pope’s Shrink and Catholicism’s Uneasy Relationship with Freud By James Carroll in the New Yorker on September 8, 2017. (more…)

‘The Unauthorized Psychoanalysis of Donald Trump’

Friday, September 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   ‘The Unauthorized Psychoanalysis of Donald Trump’ by James C. McCintosh M.D. in the Amsterdam News on September 7, 2017.

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The Mental Health Costs of Losing DACA

Friday, September 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   The Mental Health Costs of Losing DACA By Karla Cornejo Viallvicencio in The New York Times on September 8, 2017.

Ingrid Encalada, an undocumented immigrant from Peru shown with one of her two children, was given a temporary stay of deportation after taking sanctuary in a Denver church for five months.CreditJohn Moore/Getty Images

Trump’s Generals Have Failed Up

Friday, September 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Trump’s Generals Have Failed Up: In America’s wars, failure is the new success by Tom Engelhardt on the Bill Moyers and Company website on September 6, 2017.

President-elect Donald Trump shakes hands with retired US Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis after their meeting at Trump International Golf Club on Nov. 19, 2016 in Bedminster Township, New Jersey. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Trump’s America in the eye of a foreigner

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Trump’s America in the eye of a foreigner on by Josef Omorotiomwan on the Vanguard website on September 7, 2017.

Donald Trump and the Psychology of Doom and Gloom

Thursday, September 7th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Donald Trump and the Psychology of Doom and Gloom: Factor Z: a new way to understand why voters choose extreme candidates
By Anne Marthe van der Bles, Sander van der Linden in Scientific American on September 5, 2017.

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Pope Francis Sought Psychoanalysis During Argentina’s Dirty War

Wednesday, September 6th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Pope Francis Sought Psychoanalysis During Argentina’s Dirty War by Christopher Lamb  and Tom Heneghan on the Tablet: International Catholic News Weekly website on September 5, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Pope reveals he had weekly psychoanalysis sessions at age 42: Francis says he visited psychoanalyst for six months ‘to clarify a few things’ and that now nothing frightens himP Harriet Sherwood and Angela Giuffrida on the Guardian website on September 1, 2017,

Click Here to Read: Pope: Seeking clarity, I saw psychoanalyst weekly years ago on the AP News website on September 1, 2017.

 The Bush Torture Scandal Isn’t Over

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   The Bush Torture Scandal Isn’t Over: The American Psychological Association grapples with who should take the blame for greenlighting enhanced interrogations By Daniel Engber on the Slate.com website on September 5, 2017,

A stream of consciousness: Art, consciousness, self-consciousness and the unconscious

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Click Here to Read: A stream of consciousness: Art, consciousness, self-consciousness and the unconscious by Bert Oliver on the Thought Leader Mail and Guardian website on September 4, 2017.

Neglect and abuse of Irish children in institutions led them to set cells on fire and swallow nails

Tuesday, September 5th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Neglect and abuse of Irish children in institutions led them to set cells on fire and swallow nails: There was a huge resistance to child sychology in Ireland up to the 1950s due to the close connections between state and church on the Journal.ie website on September 3, 2017.

File photo used on website of project exploring the history of prison health. Image: Howard League for Penal Reform via Modern Record Centre, University of Warwick

606 pairs of empty shoes: the growing toll of suicide in New Zealand

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Click Here to Read:   606 pairs of empty shoes: the growing toll of suicide in New Zealand: Suicide is New Zealand’s silent epidemic. The country has the highest youth suicide rates in the developed world and some people want to talk about it by Kate Shuttleworth On The Guardian Website on September 1, 2017.

“Sexualized fascism”: how the taboo nature of Nazi imagery made the alt-right more powerful

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Click Here to Read:   “Sexualized fascism”: how the taboo nature of Nazi imagery made the alt-right more powerful: From The Night Porter to Nazisploitation, we eroticize the “forbidden” nature of fascist imagery — and make fascists stronger by Tara Isabella on the Vox website on August 19, 2017.

Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images

Charlottesville

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Charlottesville by Linda Greenberg.

Riots broke out between alt-right and white supremacist demonstrators and counterprotesters in Charlottesville, Va., on Saturday.CreditEdu Bayer for The New York Times

Pope reveals he had weekly psychoanalysis sessions at age 42

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Click Here to Read: Pope reveals he had weekly psychoanalysis sessions at age 42: Francis says he visited psychoanalyst for six months ‘to clarify a few things’ and that now nothing frightens himP Harriet Sherwood and Angela Giuffrida on the Guardian website on September 1, 2017,

Click Here to Read: Pope: Seeking clarity, I saw psychoanalyst weekly years ago on the AP News website on September 1, 2017.

Pope Francis: ‘The psychoanalysis helped me a lot.’ Photograph: Giuseppe C/PacificPress/Barcroft