Archive for the 'General News' Category

Trump is following the authoritarian playbook

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View: Trump is following the authoritarian playbook by Ruth Ben-Ghiat on the CNN website on January 17, 2017

How Zionists Helped Destroy Segregation in Baltimore

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read: How Zionists Helped Destroy Segregation in Baltimore by Rafael Medoff on the Algemeiner Website on January 16, 2017.

Ben Hecht. Photo: Alchetron.

The Music Donald Trump Can’t Hear

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Music Donald Trump Can’t Hear By Adam Gopnik in The New Yorker on January 13, 2017.

There is an abyss between the man about to assume power and the best shared traditions of the country he represents.

PHOTOGRAPH BY TOM GATES / PICTORIAL PARADE / ARCHIVE PHOTOS / GETTY IMAGES

Archaeologists Discover New Possible Link To Anne Frank

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Archaeologists Discover New Possible Link To Anne Frank: A unique pendant found in a former Nazi death camp looks similar to one she owned by Willa Frej on the Huffington Post website on January 15, 2017.

One side of the pendant discovered in the Sobibór Nazi death camp along the route that once led to the gas chambers.

The Rules of the Game: A New Electoral System

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Rules of the Game: A New Electoral System by Eric Maskin and Amartya Sen in the New York Review of Books in the January 19, 2017 Issue

‘The Electoral Vote: Now Let Us Look at It from Another Point of View’; illustration by Thomas Nast, 1876

The Three Paradoxes of Populism and Freudian Mass Psychology

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Three Paradoxes of Populism and Freudian Mass Psychology By Eli Zaretsky on the Telegraph website on non January 9, 2017,

Demonstration “Freiheit statt Angst” 2009 (Creative Commons)

The Doctor Is In: Rescuing Freud from modern misunderstanding

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Doctor Is In: Rescuing Freud from modern misunderstanding By Gail A. Hornstein from Time Magazine on the Standard website in the January 23, 2017 Issue.

Freud and son in Paris (1938)
Photo credit: Bettmann Archive / Getty Images

Time for Resolution: This Year We Save Democracy

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Time for Resolution: This Year We Save Democracy by Jill Gentile on the Public Seminar website on January 11, 2017

Fireworks and the New York City skyline © Anthony Quintano | Flickr

Estela Welldon: ‘I speak my mind. Patients take that very well’

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Click Here To Read: Estela Welldon: ‘I speak my mind. Patients take that very well’: The radical forensic psychotherapist believes that behind all human perversion lies an envy of the pregnant woman’s body. She talks about her own traumatic life – and the dangers of her job by Kira Cochrane on the Guardian website on November 17, 2011.

Estela Welldon on Brighton beach. Photograph: Felix Clay

The POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw—Part 2

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw—Part 2: From the Holocaust to present-day Poland By Clara Weiss on the World Socialist Web Site on January 11, 2017.

Click Here to Read: The POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw—Part 1: Jewish life in Poland before World War II By Clara Weiss on the World Socialist Web Site on January 9, 2017.
The six death camps in Nazi-occupied Poland

About Psychoanalysis on the IPA website

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Click Here to Read: About Psychoanalysis on the IPA website

Sorry, Mom and Dad: You’re Not So Important After All

Monday, January 9th, 2017

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Click Here to Read: Sorry, Mom and Dad: You’re Not So Important After All By Dan Saltzstein in The New York Times on September 1, 2016.

A family in Bauchi, Nigeria, 2009. CreditJoern Pollex/FIFA, via Getty Images

Robert and Sara LeVine will participate in Symposium 2017.

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Yes, It’s Your Parents’ Fault

Monday, January 9th, 2017

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Click Here to Read: Yes, It’s Your Parents’ Fault By Kate Murphy in The New York Times on January 7, 2017.

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Anti-Semitism and the Russian Revolution

Monday, January 9th, 2017

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Click Here to Read: Anti-Semitism and the Russian Revolution: Part one By Clara Weiss on the World Socialist Web Site on April 29,  2014.
Click Here to Read: Anti-Semitism and the Russian Revolution: Part two By Clara Weiss  on the World Socialist Web Site on April 30, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Anti-Semitism and the Russian Revolution: Part three By Clara Weiss on the World Socialist Web Site on May 1, 2014.

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The POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw—Part 1: Jewish life in Poland before World War II

Monday, January 9th, 2017

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Click Here to Read: The POLIN Museum of the History of Polish Jews in Warsaw—Part 1: Jewish life in Poland before World War II By Clara Weiss on the World Socialist Web Site on January 9, 2017.

The Warsaw Ghetto Fighters Memorial

Revisiting Concentration Camp Atrocities in Shattering Clarity

Sunday, January 8th, 2017

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Click Here to Read: Revisiting Concentration Camp Atrocities in Shattering Clarity By Manhola Dargis in The New York Times on January 5, 2017.

A scene from the documentary “German Concentration Camps Factual Survey.”
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Nazis vs. Trumpkins

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

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Click Here to Read: Nazis vs. Trumpkins: The Prom Tearing Apart the Alt-Right: In advance of a celebratory ball to praise the arrival of the new president, the Trump faithful are beginning to expel their own. Especially the ones who like to scream ‘Sieg Heil.’by Gideon Resnick on the Daily Beast website on December 27, 2016.

Donald Trump’s Alarmingly Trumpian Transition

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

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Click Here to Read: Donald Trump’s Alarmingly Trumpian Transition By John Cassidy in The New Yorker on January 4, 2017.

If there were people expecting Donald Trump to offer reassurances before Inauguration Day about what lies ahead, he has gone out of his way to disabuse them.

PHOTOGRAPH BY DAMON WINTER / THE NEW YORK TIMES / REDUX

 

Freud Was Right

Wednesday, January 4th, 2017

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Click Here to Read: Freud Was Right By News Staff on the Science20.com website on January 4th 2017.

Easing Old People’s Loneliness Can Help Keep Them Healthy

Monday, January 2nd, 2017

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Click Here to Read:  Easing Old People’s Loneliness Can Help Keep Them Healthy by Anna Gorman on the NPR website on January 1, 2017

Emil Girardi, 83, and Shipra Narruhn, 67, chat in Girardi’s San Francisco apartment. They were paired through a nonprofit called Little Brothers, Friends of the Elderly, which aims to relieve isolation and loneliness
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