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A mass killer: St. Louis heroin deaths hit new high

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read: A mass killer: St. Louis heroin deaths hit new high By Jesse Bogan in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on February 19, 2017.

A discarded syringe is left in an alley behind a dilapidated apartment building on South Grand Boulevard in St. Louis on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. A year earlier, heroin user Eric Bearden, 28, died of a heroin overdose inside the apartment building. The alley is still known for it’s drug use. Photo by David Carson, dcarson@post-dispatch.com

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Questions Raised by the Report of the Psychoanalytic Consortium on Analytical Training

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Questions Raised by the Report of the Psychoanalytic Consortium on Analytical Training. Letter to Our American Colleagues by Paola Mieli on the Apres-Coup website.

A Medical Theory for Donald Trump’s Bizarre Behavior

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read: A Medical Theory for Donald Trump’s Bizarre Behavior: Many mental health professionals believe the president is ill. But what if the cause is an untreated STD? BY Steven Beutler in The New Republic on February 17, 2017.

Nine Hong Kong schools chosen for pilot scheme to prevent student suicides

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Nine Hong Kong schools chosen for pilot scheme to prevent student suicides: Committee studying student deaths recommends extra funding, training and support services to identify and tackle problems following 34 student suicides over last three school years in the South China Morning Post on July, 22, 2016.

In Venezuela, we couldn’t stop Chávez. Don’t make the same mistakes we did

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read: In Venezuela, we couldn’t stop Chávez. Don’t make the same mistakes we did. How to let a populist beat you, over and over again By Andrés Miguel Rondón in The Washington Post on January 27, 2017.

Hugo Chavez was a populist, too. His opponents never figured out how to beat him.

(AP Photo/Jorge Santo)

Congressman urges review of US constitution 25th Amendment because of Donald Trump’s ‘erratic behaviour’

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View:  Congressman urges review of US constitution 25th Amendment because of Donald Trump’s ‘erratic behaviour’ by David Millward on the Hill website on February 17, 2017.

Thy King . . .Don . . . Come

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Thy King . . .Don . . . Come by T. Wayne Downey, M.D. on February 17, 2017.

Trump’s Flailing Foreign Policy Bewilders the World

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Trump’s Flailing Foreign Policy Bewilders the World By Robin Wright in The New Yorker on February 17, 2017.

Secretary of State Tillerson is a diplomatic neophyte with no policymaking experience. President Trump reportedly rejected his choice of a deputy because the candidate criticized Trump during the campaign.

PHOTOGRAPH BY THOMAS LOHNES / GETTY

Democrats raise questions about Trump’s mental health

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View: Democrats raise questions about Trump’s mental health by Cristina Marcos on the Hill Website on February 17, 2017.

Is It Time to Call Trump Mentally Ill?

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Is It Time to Call Trump Mentally Ill? in The New York Times on February 17, 2017.

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How a Fractious Women’s Movement Came to Lead the Left

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read: How a Fractious Women’s Movement Came to Lead the Left: Feminism brought the opposition together. But how long will that last, and how many converts can it win? By Amanda Hess in The New York Times on February 7, 2017,

Women’s March on Washington, Jan. 21, 2017. CreditMatthew Pillsbury for The New York Times

Politics Stressing You Out? You Aren’t Alone

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Politics Stressing You Out? You Aren’t Alone by Carrie Dawn on the NBC website on February 16, 2017.

Supporters of Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton watch state by state returns at her election night rally in New York on Nov. 8, 2016. Carlos Barria / Reuters, file

Psychiatrists Debate Weighing in on Trump’s Mental Health

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Psychiatrists Debate Weighing in on Trump’s Mental Health: A long-standing code of ethics prohibits diagnosing public figures from afar By Catherine Caruso in the Scientific American on February 15, 2017.

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Terrifying Trump

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

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Click Here to Read: Terrifying Trump by Elizabeth Drew in The New York Review of Books in the March 9, 2017 Issue.

Having Donald Trump as my neighbour in his ‘winter White House’ has been an oddly normal experience

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Having Donald Trump as my neighbour in his ‘winter White House’ has been an oddly normal experience by Paul Levy in the UK Telegraph on February 15, 2017.

A Palm Beach County Sheriff security tower watches over the Mar-a-Lago Resort

‘Crazy like a fox’: Mental health experts try to get inside Trump’s mind

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  ‘Crazy like a fox’: Mental health experts try to get inside Trump’s mind By Sharon Begley on the STAT on January 30, 2017.

Between Trump, Freud and a Nuclear War

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Between Trump, Freud and a Nuclear War By Louis Rene Bereson the Breaking News Israel website  on February 14, 2017.

 

Yale Historian Compares America To Nazi Germany, Calling Bannon’s Media Interactions A Major Sign Of The Threat

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Yale Historian Compares America To Nazi Germany, Calling Bannon’s Media Interactions A Major Sign Of The Threat by the Media Matters Staff on the Media Matters blog February 13, 2017.

Ten Points for Democracy Activists

Monday, February 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Ten Points for Democracy Activists By George Lakoff on the Reader Supported News website on
February 12, 2017.

Donald Trump. (photo: Joshua Robert/Reuters)

Melissa McCarthy returns as Sean Spicer on ‘SNL,’ pitching Ivanka Trump’s clothing line

Sunday, February 12th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View: Melissa McCarthy returns as Sean Spicer on ‘SNL,’ pitching Ivanka Trump’s clothing line by Kyle Balluck on The Hill website on Ferbruary 12, 2017/