Archive for the 'General News' Category

Is Political Gravity Finally Sinking Donald Trump?

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Is Political Gravity Finally Sinking Donald Trump? By Andrew Sullivan in New York Magazine on March 24, 2017.

President Trump. Photo: Pool/Getty Ima

Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing revealed his hidden similarity to Trump

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing revealed his hidden similarity to Trump: The two appear to be a study in contrasts – but both display a remarkable lack of compassion. Their likeness could serve to justify Democrats’ opposition bu Lucia Graveson the Guardian website  on March 25, 2017.

‘The trouble with Neil Gorsuch, we learned this week, is not ideology but humanity.’ Photograph: Jim Bourg/Reuters

Who Leaked America’s Secret War Plans Into Hitler’s Hands?

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Who Leaked America’s Secret War Plans Into Hitler’s Hands? Disclosure of America’s top-secret war plans gave Hitler intelligence he needed to win World War II—and some claim FDR himself was behind the leak by Marc Wortman on the Daily Beast website on March 25, 2017.

North Dakota Oil Spill Three Times Larger Than First Estimated

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read: North Dakota Oil Spill Three Times Larger Than First Estimated By Associated Press on the Reader Sponsor’s News website on March 25, 2017.

An oil spill from the Belle Fourche Pipeline on December 10, 2016, in Ash Coulee Creek, a tributary of the Little Missouri River, near Belfield, North Dakota. (photo: Scott Stockdill/AP)

Why Trump wanted to force a vote on health care

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Why Trump wanted to force a vote on health care by Lee Drutman on the Vox website on March 24, 2017,

Trump Has No Idea How to Tend His Garden: We Are All in Danger

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Trump Has No Idea How to Tend His Garden: We Are All in Danger and By Garrison Keillor in The Washington Post on March 21, 2017.

The “Flag Barn” in Owings, Md. (photo: Linda Davidson/The Washington Post)

 

Our Town Talks with an American psychoanalyst

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Clic:k Here to Read Our Town: Talks with an American psychoanalyst by Dr. Tom Ferraro in OUr Town on March 23, 2017.

The sublime psychology of Baltimore

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The sublime psychology of Baltimore by Teresa Mendez, Daniel Buccino The unconscious is like Baltimore, with its sublime oscillations between tender and tough in the Baltimore Sun on March 23, 2017.

The strange political afterlife of Andrew Jackson

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The strange political afterlife of Andrew Jackson By Tom Mackaman on the World Socialist Web Site on March 21, 2017.
Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln

The Harbinger of Trumpism

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Harbinger of Trumpism: Why We Can Find a Model in a Forgotten Figure of 1930s Britain by Terry Teachout in Commentary Magazine on in the April 14, 2017 Issue.

Stop Saying Donald Trump Is Mentally Ill

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Stop Saying Donald Trump Is Mentally Ill: He is a “reality” artist, building an evil new society. We must realize this to stop him By Steven Reisner on the Slate Website on March 15, 2017.

By the force of his personality, power, and bullying tendencies, Trump can bend reality. Photo illustration by Derreck Johnson. Photo by David Becker/Getty Images.

 

Chronicling the Days When Superheroes Knocked Out Nazis

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Chronicling the Days When Superheroes Knocked Out Nazis: The new book Take That, Adolf! compiles classic comic book covers that show how American superheroes were marshaled into service during World War II by Jon Hogan on the HyperAllergic website on March 16, 2017.

Cover of Silver Streak Comics #14 (September 1941) (all images courtesy Fantagraphics)

The Blow-It-All-Up Billionaires

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Blow-It-All-Up Billionaires:  When politicians take money from megadonors, there are strings attached. But with the reclusive duo who propelled Trump into the White House, there’s a fuse by Vicky Ward on the Huffington Post website on March 12, 2017.

The hygge of psychoanalytic psychotherapy

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The hygge of psychoanalytic psychotherapy: by Jessica Yakeley on the Oupblog website on March 16, 2017.

Hungary’s Ugly State-Sponsored Holocaust Revisionism

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Hungary’s Ugly State-Sponsored Holocaust Revisionism: Does it matter if a country consciously lies about its past? An excerpt from the new book, ‘The End of Europe.’ By James Kirchick on the Tablet Website on March 13, 2017.

The winners will be those who can better understand the past, and who can come to the right conclusions more swiftly and more courageously. —Viktor Orbán, Hungarian prime minister, July 25, 2015

The Increasing Significance of the Decline of Men

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Increasing Significance of the Decline of Men by Thomas B. Edsall in The New York Timeson March 16, 2017.

“Depression Breadline,” 1991, by George Segal. All rights reserved The George and Helen Segal Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York. CreditAl Drago/The New York Times

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Isamu Noguchi’s Voluntary Stay in a Japanese-American Incarceration Camp

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Isamu Noguchi’s Voluntary Stay in a Japanese-American Incarceration Camp: The modernist sculptor voluntarily entered one of the many incarceration camps for Japanese Americans, and it was an experience that deeply impacted him by Claire Voon on the HyperAllergic website on March 16, 2017.

Isamu Noguchi, “Yellow Landscape” (1943) (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic)

What I Saw at Fashion Week in Paris: A week of shows, through the eyes of a New York Times fashion critic

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017

Click Here to View:  What I Saw at Fashion Week in Paris: A week of shows, through the eyes of a New York Times fashion critic By Vanessa Freidman in the New York Times on March 14, 2017.

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Trump’s anti-immigrant orders and the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Trump’s anti-immigrant orders and the Fugitive Slave Act of 1850 By Tom Mackaman on the World Socialist Web Site on March 14, 2017.

A poster warning freed African American residents of Boston of bounty hunters

Trump adds to chaos of health care deliberations

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View: Trump adds to chaos of health care deliberations By MJ Lee, Lauren Fox and Deirdre Walsh on the CNN News website on March 10, 2017.