Archive for the 'General News' Category

The Bombs of Steve Bannon

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Bombs of Steve Bannon by Timothy Egan in The New York Times on March 10, 2017.

Living Submerged: Jews Hiding as Non-jews in Nazi Germany

Friday, March 10th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Living Submerged: Jews Hiding as Non-jews in Nazi Germany By Bernard Edinger in the Jerusamel Post on March 9, 2017.

 

Marie Jalowicz eluded the Gestapo by using false identities and avoiding the neighborhoods where she grew up. (photo credit:COURTESY DR. HERMANN SIMON)

Happy Purim! Haman and Mordecai Visit the Shtetl

Thursday, March 9th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Haman and Mordecai Visit the Shtetl on the Mosaic website on March 9, 2017.

Mandy Patinkin Thinks He Can Change Trump’s Mind on Refugees

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Mandy Patinkin Thinks He Can Change Trump’s Mind on Refugees by Alexander Smith on the NBC News website on March 7, 2017,

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We’ve Been in Continuous Crisis for 45 Days

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  ‘We’ve Been in Continuous Crisis for 45 Days’: The Trump administration hasn’t even faced a major foreign-policy challenge yet by Uri Friedman in the Altantic Monthly on March 6, 2017.

Data collection urged on patients treated with talk therapy

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Data collection urged on patients treated with talk therapy By Whitney McKnight in Clinical Psychiatry News on March 1, 2017.

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What He Could Do

Monday, March 6th, 2017

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Click Here to Read: What He Could Do by Mark Danner in The New York Review of Books in the March 23, 2017 Issue.
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Why Mental Illness Can Fuel Physical Disease

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:Why Mental Illness Can Fuel Physical Disease by Amanda MacMillan in Time Magazine on February 23, 2017,

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The Reichstag Warning

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   The Reichstag Warning by Timothy Snyder in The New York Review of Books on February 26, 2017.

 

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The shell of the Reichstag after the fire, Berlin, Germany, 1933

Was Grandpa Really a Nazi?

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Was Grandpa Really a Nazi? Some descendants of Nazis are opening the books to their family’s dark past Byorit Arfa in Jerusalem Post on February 24, 2017.

Hannover student Till Ewald examines family documents. (photo credit:TILL EWALD
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What You Need To Know About Depression At Every Age

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Click Here to Read:  What You Need To Know About Depression At Every Age The mental health condition is hardly one-size-fits-all By Lindsay Holmes on the Huffington Post website on February 23, 2017.

 

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Why Donald and Melania Trump love Mar-a-Lago

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Why Donald and Melania Trump love Mar-a-Lago: The president is spending weekends at his private club in Florida. It means more to him than gaudy weekend fun by John Arlidge in the London Times on February 21 2017.

Melania Trump at Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump’s $100 million estate in Palm Beach

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The Right Way to Resist Trump

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Right Way to Resist Trump By Luigi Zingales in The New York Times on November 18, 2016.

Silvio Berlusconi in Milan last year.

 

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Trump and the ‘Society of the Spectacle’

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Trump and the ‘Society of the Spectacle’ by Robert Zaretsky in The New York Times on February 20, 2017.

Seen through a TV camera eyepiece, Donald Trump delivering a speech in Manchester, N.H., in June.
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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.