Archive for the 'General News' Category

Darren Wilson to Grand Jury: ‘I Had to Kill Him’

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Darren Wilson to Grand Jury: ‘I Had to Kill Him’ By Jason Leopold on the Vice News website on November 25, 2014.

New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities

Monday, November 24th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: New Report on Lanza: Parental Denial, Breakdowns, Missed Opportunities By Alaine Griffin, Josh Kovner in the Hartford Courant on November 21, 2014.

Adam Lanza’s fifth grade picture.

Yiddish Isn’t Enough

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Yiddish Isn’t Enough: A Yeshiva Graduate Fights for Secular Studies in Hasidic Education By Jennifer Miller in the The New York Times on November 21, 2014.

Naftuli Moster, who grew up in an ultra-Orthodox community, is now seen as an outsider. Credit Bryan Thomas for The New York Times

Mental health illness not a choice

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

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Click Here To Read:  Mental health illness not a choice The science behind mental health illness shows that the answer lies in the brain and blood by Sebastian Gorlewski in the Queens University Journal on November 21, 2014.

Football players aren’t people

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Football players aren’t people by Bennett Roth.  This article is previously unpublished.

Anger as Cosmo plaque marking Swiss Cottage ‘sanctuary’ for Holocaust survivors is torn down

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Anger as Cosmo plaque marking Swiss Cottage ‘sanctuary’ for Holocaust survivors is torn down by Paul Wright on the Ham & High website on November 20, 2014.

New Factor in Campus Sexual Assault Cases: Counsel for the Accused

Thursday, November 20th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: New Factor in Campus Sexual Assault Cases: Counsel for the Accused By Aeiel Kaminer in The New York Times on November 19, 2014.

On the Columbia campus. Defense lawyers are calling attention to what they say is the injustice in the way sexual misconduct cases are investigated. Credit Nicole Bengiveno/The New York Times. (more…)

Less Talk, More Therapy

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Less Talk, More Therapy By Jessica Wolf in The New York Times on November 17, 2014.

The Genealogy of Psychoanalysis

Monday, November 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Genealogy of Psychoanalysis website by Michael D. Clifford, Ph.D.

Has the war ended in Northern Uganda?

Monday, November 17th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Has the war ended in Northern Uganda? By Okidi Richard Owor, GRG counselor on the Grassroots Reconcilliation Group Website.

Click Here to Read: Flyer for:  Wine, Film, and Conversation: An Evening with the Grassroots Reconciliation Group on Saturday November 22nd at Hotel Des Artists in NYC.

One day, when Alice was nine, she went to the well to get water for her family. Some men in uniform approached her. It was a full year before Alice set eyes on her parents again. (more…)

One Drug or 2? Parents See Risk but Also Hope

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  One Drug or 2? Parents See Risk but Also Hope By Aaln Schwarz in The New York Times on November 14, 2014.

“It makes me angry looking for solutions. I know there’s a sweet little boy in there,” said Joelle Kendle, who is weighing a decision about the use of a second drug to treat her son, Matthias, 6, for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. CreditJim Wilson/The New York Times

Mishandling Rape

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Mishandling Rape By Jed Rubenfeld in The New York Times on November 15, 2014.

Ruth Marcus: In Virginia, a cruel and unusual punishment for autism

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Ruth Marcus: In Virginia, a cruel and unusual punishment for autism By Ruth Marcus in The Washington Post on November 14, 2014

WOODBRIDGE – Lisa Alexander, holds a picture of her son, Reginald “Neli” Latson, a convicted, autistic teenager that she says needs legal help with her son’s case in Woodbridge, VA on March 11, 2011. (Linda Davidson/THE WASHINGTON POST).

Coalition for an Ethical Psychology Responds to APA Announcement of Independent Investigation

Friday, November 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Coalition for an Ethical Psychology Responds to APA Announcement of Independent Investigation on the Ethical Psychology website.

Reexamining FDR’s Response to Kristallnacht

Friday, November 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Reexamining FDR’s Response to Kristallnacht Ken Burns and others have called it impressive, but the truth is less inspiring By Rafael Medoff on the Tablet website on November 4, 2014.

Germans pass by the broken shop window of a Jewish-owned business that was destroyed during Kristallnacht. (US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration, College Park, MD)

Click Here to Read: ‘Anti-Racist’ Group Moves to Exclude Jews from Kristallnacht Commemoration
Sharona Schwartz on The Blaze website on November 10, 2014.

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Here’s What Republicans Are Thinking When They Deny Climate Change

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

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Click Here To Read:  Here’s What Republicans Are Thinking When They Deny Climate Change By Laura Dattaro on the Vice News Website on November 10, 2014.

Risk Model Seen as Reducing Military Suicides

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Risk Model Seen as Reducing Military Suicides By Benedict Carey in The New York Times on November 12, 2014.

Lie Down on the Couch, Virtually

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Lie Down on the Couch, Virtually By Phillip Freeman, M.D. on the Hippo Reads Website on November 11th, 2014.

Anderson: Artists and the Stasi in Stalinist East Germany

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Anderson: Artists and the Stasi in Stalinist East Germany By Bernd Reinhardt on The World Socialist Web Site on November 12. 2014

The Jewish Exiles Return to Germany

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Jewish Exiles Return to Germany: Jürgen Habermas recalls philosophers and sociologists of Jewish background as returnees in the early Federal Republic Of Germany By Jürgen Habermas on the Tablet website on November 12, 2014.

German philosopher Jurgen Habermas delivers a speech after being awarded the Erasmus Prize at the Royal Palace in Amsterdam on Nov. 6, 2013. (Jerry Lampen/AFP/Getty Images)