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A Rite of August Shrinks Away for Some New Yorkers Big City

Sunday, August 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Rite of August Shrinks Away for Some New Yorkers Big City By Giania Bellafante in The New York Times on August 26, 2016.

In Woody Allen’s “Annie Hall,” Diane Keaton in the title role and Mr. Allen as Alvy Singer with their nalysts.

Credit: United Artists/Photofest

Protect Syria’s doctors: an open letter to world leaders

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Protect Syria’s doctors: an open letter to world leaders on the Lancet website August 26, 2016.

Syrian doctor holding a sign reading “Let me treat my patients” (Image supplied by Physicians for Human Rights)

Anne Frank Today Is a Syrian Girl

Friday, August 26th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Anne Frank Today Is a Syrian Girl by Nicholas Kristof in The New York Times on August 25, 2016.

Anne Frank, left. At right, Rouwaida Hanoun, a Syrian 5-year-old who was wounded during an airstrike on Aleppo last week.
LEFT, ANNE FRANK FONDS — BASEL, VIA GETTY IMAGES

Beyond Trump: Where will the Republican Party go after 2016?

Thursday, August 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Beyond Trump: Where will the Republican Party go after 2016? by Leigh Ann Caldwell & Bennjy Sarlin with Photographs Mark Peterson and Videos by Matt Rivera on the NBC News.com website on August 25, 2016.

A Graphic Novel Chronicles Woody Guthrie’s Dust Bowl Years

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Graphic Novel Chronicles Woody Guthrie’s Dust Bowl Years by Allison Meier on the HyperAllergic website on August 23, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Woody Guthrie’s lyrics about Donald Trump’s ‘racist’ father discovered by Will Kaufman ZAPIT website on Jannuary 22, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Donald Trump and Hugo Chavez: Demagogues who come to Destroy by Daniel Benveniste, Ph.D. on August 16, 2016.

The Right’s Favorite Anti-LGBT Doctor Strikes Again

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Right’s Favorite Anti-LGBT Doctor Strikes Again: Dr. Paul McHugh has a long history of anti-science, anti-LGBT stances. That doesn’t stop conservative media from lauding his work by Samantha Allen on the Daily Beast Website on August 23, 2016,

Can the Lutheran Church in America Shun Its Antisemitic Roots?

Monday, August 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Can the Lutheran Church in America Shun Its Antisemitic Roots? by Ron Jontof-Hutter on the Algemeiner website on August 21, 2016.

Martin Luther (Lucas Cranach the Elder). Photo: Wikipedia

Freudian psychoanalysis is so popular in Argentina, even prisoners go once a week

Sunday, August 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Freudian psychoanalysis is so popular in Argentina, even prisoners go once a week by Olivia Goldhill on the Quartz Daily Website on August 20, 2016.

Freudian psychoanalysis provides the framework for therapy in an Argentinean prison. (Wikimedia Commons)

A Suicidologist’s New Challenge: The George Washington Bridge

Sunday, August 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: A Suicidologist’s New Challenge: The George Washington Bridge By Gabrielel Glaser in The New York Times on August 19, 2016.

Dr. Madelyn Gould in her office near the George Washington BridgeCreditAlex Wroblewski/The New York Times

Gender Diagnoses and ICD-11

Sunday, August 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Gender Diagnoses and ICD-11 by Jack Drescher, M.D. in Psychiatric Times August 15, 2016.

How Trolls Are Ruining the Internet

Sunday, August 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How Trolls Are Ruining the Internet by Joel Stein on The Times website on August 18, 2016.

60 Years Ago, Edward R. Murrow Took Down Joseph McCarthy

Saturday, August 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read and View: 60 Years Ago, Edward R. Murrow Took Down Joseph McCarthy by Jack Mirkinson in the Huffington Post on March 10, 2014,

The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think

Friday, August 19th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think by Johann Hart on the Huffinton Post website on January 20, 2015.

Talkspace Reveals Clients’ Email, Violating Clinical Confidentiality

Thursday, August 18th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Talkspace Reveals Clients’ Email, Violating Clinical Confidentiality by Todd Essig on the Forbes Magazine wehsite on August 18, 2016.

 

The Psychiatric Question: Is It Fair to Analyze Donald Trump From Afar?

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Psychiatric Question: Is It Fair to Analyze Donald Trump From Afar?
By Benedict Carey in The New York Times on August. 15, 2016,

Clockwise from top left: Barry Goldwater, Donald J. Trump, Lyndon B. Johnson and Thomas F. Eagleton.CreditClockwise from top left: Sam Vestal/Time & Life Pictures, via Getty Images; Scott McIntyre for The New York Times; Okamoto/PhotoQuest, via Getty Images and Bettmann Archive/Getty Images

An interview with David Williams, author of Bitterly Divided: The South’s Inner Civil War

Tuesday, August 16th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  An interview with David Williams, author of Bitterly Divided: The South’s Inner Civil War Interviewed By Eric London on The World Socialist Web Site on August 16, 2016,

Professor David Williams and his wife, Teresa

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Make America Austria Again: How Robert Musil Predicted the Rise of Donald Trump

Monday, August 15th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Make America Austria Again: How Robert Musil Predicted the Rise of Donald Trump By David Auerbach in the Los Angeles Review of Books on August 7, 2016,

10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About Yourself

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  10 Psychological Studies That Will Change What You Think You Know About Yourself by Carolyn Gregoire in The Huffington Post on October 28, 2013.

The Left and the Right in Thinking, Personality, and Politics

Sunday, August 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Left and the Right in Thinking, Personality, and Politics by G. William Domhoff on his Who Rules American website at the University of California at Santa Cruz.

Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart

Saturday, August 13th, 2016

Civilians fleeing Basra, Iraq

Click Here to Read: Fractured Lands: How the Arab World Came Apart by By Scott Anderson in The New York Times on August 11, 2016. Photographs by Paolo Pellegrin
Civilians fleeing Basra, Iraq, March 2003. Paolo Pellegrin/Magnum Photos