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Developmental Lines

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Developmental Lines, Newsletter of Division 39 of the American Psychological Association May 2016 Issue.

Art, war and social revolution—Part 1

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Art, war and social revolution—Part 1 By David Walsh On The World Socialist Web Site in May 2016.

We are posting below the first part of an edited version of a presentation given at San Diego State University, the University of California, Berkeley and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor in April and May 2016.

Click Here to Read: A talk given in San Diego, Berkeley and Ann Arbor: Art, war and social revolution—Part 2 By David Walsh on the World Socialist Web Site on June 1, 2016.

Like No Other People, Jews Remain Rooted in Their Past

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Like No Other People, Jews Remain Rooted in Their Past: None of the great Jewish arguments that raged in the 19th century—tradition versus modernity, secularism versus religion, nationalism versus universalism—is over with by Hillel Halkin on The Mosaic website on May 31, 2016.

Jews praying at the Western Wall in the 19th century.

Addicted to a Treatment for Addiction

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Addicted to a Treatment for Addiction by Beth Macy in The New York Times on May 28, 2016.

April Hileman of Lebanon, Va., tried to overcome an addiction to opioids with Suboxone, which is supposed to help people wean themselves off drugs. Instead, she found herself addicted to Suboxone.
MIKE BELLEME FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES

Argentine Court Confirms a Deadly Legacy of Dictatorships

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Argentine Court Confirms a Deadly Legacy of Dictatorships by By Jonathan Gilbert in The New York Times on May 28, 2016.

The Puzzling Vilification of Hillary, A Psychoanalyst’s Perspective

Sunday, June 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The Puzzling Vilification of Hillary, A Psychoanalyst’s Perspective by Peter Wolson on the Huffington Post website on May 27, 2016.

How One Berliner Battles Hate: With Conscience and a Sharp Scraper

Friday, June 3rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  How One Berliner Battles Hate: With Conscience and a Sharp Scraper By Sally McGrane in The New York Times on May 27, 2016.

“I don’t think I could stop if I wanted to. If I see something, I have to take it down.” IRMELA MENSAH-SCHRAMM CreditGordon Welters for The New York Times

 

 

Historians May Fade Away; Their Students Remain: Eric Foner’s Last Class at Columbia

Saturday, May 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Historians May Fade Away; Their Students Remain: Eric Foner’s Last Class at Columbia By Steven M. Blumrosen on the News Blaze website on May 24, 2016.

Eric Foner (R) and Steven Blumrosen After the Final Lecture.

Dogs are surprisingly good psychologists

Friday, May 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Dogs are surprisingly good psychologists… on The Meta Picture website on April 17. 2013.

To Help Kids Thrive, Coach Their Parents

Friday, May 27th, 2016

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Click Here To Read: To Help Kids Thrive, Coach Their Parents By Paul Tough in The New York Times on May 21, 2016.

‘A Million Questions’ From Descendants of Slaves Sold to Aid Georgetown

Friday, May 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: ‘A Million Questions’ From Descendants of Slaves Sold to Aid Georgetown By Rachel L. Swarns and Sona Patel in The New York Times on May 20, 2016.

The great-grandfather of Rochell Sanders Prater was a slave sold by Jesuit priests to help keep Georgetown University afloat. She shared family photos, including one of her grandmother’s house. Her father is in the photo at right, wearing glasses. CreditAndrew Spear for The New York Times

Click Here to Read: Coming Soon from IPbooks:  The Pleasure of Owning Persons by Volney Gay.

Remarks for Psychotherapy Training Graduation by Richard Almond

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Remarks for Psychotherapy Training Graduation, June 15, 2013: “The Psychoanalytic Therapist’s Identity” by Richard Almond, M.D.

Psychoanalysts say the truth doesn’t really matter in therapy

Sunday, May 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysts say the truth doesn’t really matter in therapy by Olivia Goldhill on the Quartz website on May 21, 2016.

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Trumping American Democracy: The Frightening Rise of a Fascistic Authoritarian

Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Trumping American Democracy: The Frightening Rise of a Fascistic Authoritarian by Peter Wolson.

Sex abuse victim in her 20s allowed by doctors to choose euthanasia due to ‘incurable’ PTSD

Monday, May 16th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Sex abuse victim in her 20s allowed by doctors to choose euthanasia due to ‘incurable’ PTSD
The unnamed woman was abused between the age of five and 15 by Matt Payton on The Independent website on May 11, 2016.

This picture taken in Brussels shows a Belgian ‘euthanasia kit’. GETTY IMAGES

William, Kate And Harry Focus On Mental Health

Monday, May 16th, 2016

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Click Here to Read and View: William, Kate And Harry Focus On Mental Health: The royal trio join forces to launch a campaign that will see them working with eight charities to change perceptions William, Kate And Harry Focus On Mental Health by By Rhiannon Mills on the Sky News website on May 16, 2016.

How the Israelis Captured Nazi Mastermind Adolf Eichmann

Saturday, May 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How the Israelis Captured Nazi Mastermind Adolf Eichmann: The tortuous route to apprehending the Holocaust’s chief henchman was full of surprises. No one could believe what squalor Eichmann lived in, or how ordinary he seemed on the Daily Beast website on May 14, 2016.

GETTING TO KNOW SIGMUND FREUD

Friday, May 13th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: GETTING TO KNOW SIGMUND FREUD: A short introduction into Sigmund Freud’s life with objects and views from the Sigmund Freud Museum in Vienna MAY 6, 1856 – SEP 23, 1939 on the Cultural Institute website

Five myths on being transgender

Friday, May 13th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Five myths on being transgender by Jack Drescher in The Washington Post on May 13, 2016.

My Father, Woody Allen, and the Danger of Questions Unasked

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  My Father, Woody Allen, and the Danger of Questions Unasked (Guest Column) by Ronan Farrow in the Hollywood Reporter on May 11, 2016.

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