Archive for the 'General News' Category

How to Win Millennials

Monday, May 19th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  How to Win Millennials: Equality, Climate Change, and Gay Marriage A new survey shows the youngest bloc of voters is decidedly progressive, nervous about money—and not especially energized about voting by John Tierney on the Altantic website by May 17,  2014.

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Thousands of Toddlers Are Medicated for A.D.H.D., Report Finds, Raising Worries

Monday, May 19th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: Thousands of Toddlers Are Medicated for A.D.H.D., Report Finds, Raising Worries by Alan Schwartz in The New York Times on May 16. 2014.

Susanna N. Visser presented a report on Friday at the Georgia Mental Health Forum in Atlanta on the diagnosis and medication for A.D.H.D. in young children.
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What Suffering Does

Monday, May 19th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  What Suffering Does by David Brooks in The New York Times on April 7, 2013.

Always Hungry? Here’s Why

Sunday, May 18th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   Always Hungry? Here’s Why By David S. Ludwig and Mark I. Friedman in The New York Times on May 16, 2014.

No shame in seeking help: top psychologist

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

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Click Here to Read No shame in seeking help: top psychologist. There’s no need for people to feel ashamed about seeking help if they want to get more out of life, says a leading UK psychology professor by AAP on the Health Hub Website on May 15, 2014.

Appeals Court Grants Stay of Execution in Texas Based on Mental Disability Claim

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

TEXASStayofExecution Click Here to Read:  Appeals Court Grants Stay of Execution in Texas Based on Mental Disability Claim By Manny Fernandez and John Schwartz in The New York Times on May 13, 2014.

Death penalty protesters in Huntsville, where Robert James Campbell’s execution had been scheduled.CreditMichael Stravato for The New York Times

To Dream in Different Cultures

Wednesday, May 14th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  To Dream in Different Cultures by T. M. Luhrmann in The New York Times on May 13, 2014.

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Rice Versus Wheat – Psychologists Say That Explains Why Communism Is Popular In China

Tuesday, May 13th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Rice Versus Wheat – Psychologists Say That Explains Why Communism Is Popular In China By News Staff on the Science 2.0 website May 11th 2014.

Too Close for Comfort Cases of Near Nuclear Use and Options for Policy

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Chatham House Report: Too Close for Comfort: Cases of Near Nuclear Use and Options for Policy by Patricia Lewis, Heather Williams, Benoît Pelopidas  and Sasan Aghlani on the Chatham House.com website.

An Interview with Jonathan Shedler

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:   An Interview with Jonathan Shedler by the Editors of the DivisionReview on April  23, 2014,

After 5 Years, Scant Progress on Restitution for Holocaust Survivors Promises of Terezin Ring Hollow Across Eastern Europe

Thursday, May 1st, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  After 5 Years, Scant Progress on Restitution for Holocaust Survivors Promises of Terezin Ring Hollow Across Eastern Europe By Uriel Heilman in The Jewish Daily Forward on April 21, 2014.

COURTESY OF CZECH REPUBLIC Promises Deferred: Dignitaries from 46 nations agreed to provide help for needy Holocaust survivors in a landmark 2009 conference in Prague. Now, those promises ring hollow.

One million years of the human story in Britain

Tuesday, April 29th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  One million years of the human story in Britain By Joan Smith on The World Socialist Web Site on  April 26, 2014.

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Segregated From Its History, How ‘Ghetto’ Lost Its Meaning

Monday, April 28th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  Segregated From Its History, How ‘Ghetto’ Lost Its Meaning by Camila Domonske on the code switch website on April 27, 2014.

The pushcart market in the East Side Ghetto of New York’s Jewish Quarter was a hive of activity in the early 1900s.  Ewing  Galloway/Getty Images

The Psychology of Frazier Glenn Miller’s Racist Homophobia

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read: The Psychology of Frazier Glenn Miller’s Racist Homophobia by Charlotte Lytton on the Daily Beast website on April 24, 2014.

The Secret World of Drug-Addict Doctors

Saturday, April 26th, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The Secret World of Drug-Addict Doctors by Kent Sepkowitz  on the Daily Beast website on April 2014, 2014.

Jews and the Ukrainian Revolution 2014 at YIVO

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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Jews and the Ukrainian Revolution 2014
THURSDAY, APRIL 24, 2014 | 7pm

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Join Josef Zissels, leader of Ukraine’s Jewish community, and scholar David Fishman, to discuss Ukraine’s new political reality, the recent incident in Donetsk, and what Jews and minorities can expect in the new Ukraine. Read more…

Read YIVO’s interview with David Fishman about Josef Zissels and events in Ukraine. (more…)

The International Psychohistorical Association

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  The International Psychohistorical Association website.

America’s Recidivism Nightmare

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  America’s Recidivism Nightmare: A new government study shows a disturbing trend for the prison population by Caitlin Dickson on the Daily Beast website on April 22, 2014.

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Earth Day 2014: How It Became a Global Environmental Event

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

EarthdayGarbageClick Here to Read:  Earth Day 2014: How It Became a Global Environmental Event by John Roach in National Geographic on April 21, 2014.

Aflac employees pick through garbage bags in search of recyclable plastic, aluminum, and cardboard for Earth Day 2013. PHOTOGRAPH BY AFLAC VIA ASSOCIATED PRESS

French TV documentary: “Shoah by Shooting—SS Death Squads in Ukraine

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

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Click Here to Read:  French TV documentary: “Shoah by Shooting—SS Death Squads in Ukraine” By Clara Weiss on the World Socialist Web Site on April 22,  2014.