Archive for the 'General News' Category

Teaching Men to Be Emotionally Honest

Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Teaching Men to Be Emotionally Honest By Andrew Reiner in The New York Times on April 4, 2016.

Double Agent Kim Philby Bragged of How Easy Spying Was in 1981 Lecture

Monday, April 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Double Agent Kim Philby Bragged of How Easy Spying Was in 1981 Lecture By Steven Erlarnger in The New York Times on April 4, 2016.

Kim Philby in 1955.CreditAssociated Press

Who’s ‘They’?

Sunday, April 3rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Who’s ‘They’?First Words By Amanda Hess in The New York Times on March 29, 2016.

llustration by Javier Jaén. Letters: Golibo, via iStock/Getty Images. Hand: Starblue, via Dreamstime.

Donald Trump’s Mafia Foreign Policy

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

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Click Here To Read: Donald Trump’s Mafia Foreign Policy: The Republican front-runner wants to give America’s allies an offer they can’t refuse BY Jeet Heer in The New Republic on March 29, 2016.

Click Here to Read:  An Open Letter to Trump Voters from His Top Strategist-Turned-Defector: I respect Trump’s fans. That’s why I can no longer support the man himself by Sephanie Cegielski on the xo Jane blog on March 28, 2016. (more…)

How the tribal warfare of our ancestors explains the Islamic State

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  How the tribal warfare of our ancestors explains the Islamic State    in the Washington Posts on March 24, 2016.

A fighter for the Islamic State in Mosul, Iraq, in 2014. (Reuters)

 

Depression is ‘triggered by life traumas, NOT genes’

Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Depression is ‘triggered by life traumas, NOT genes’: Experts warn too much money is spent on researching biological factors By Tammy Hughes in The Daily Mail on March 28, 2016.

Although scientists have discovered genes that make people more susceptible to certain disorders, experts say that the real cause of depression is social crises such as unemployment or abuse (file picture, posed)

Story of How the Philippines Saved 1,200 Jews In The Holocaust

Monday, March 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Story of How the Philippines Saved 1,200 Jews In The Holocaust By Shira Kipnees on the Jspace News website on August 31, 2015.

T&G the first 50 years

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: T&G the first 50 years: 1909 Freud lectures at Clark had lasting impact on the Telegraph.com website on March 27, 2016.

The first faculty members of Clark’s “psychological” department in 1893 included Franz Boas, the father of American anthropology (seated, second from the left), and G. Stanley Hall (seated, fourth from left), Clark’s first president. T&G Archives

Oxford Conference on Polish-Jewish Relations

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Oxford Conference on Polish-Jewish Relations by Antony Polonsky in SOVIET JEWISH AFFAIRS, vol. 14, no. 3, 1984,

12-step groups of hate

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: 12-step groups of hate: A psychotherapist’s take on Donald Trump’s wild rallies: In Trump’s presence, it’s not only OK to be racist; it’s patriotic and even an act of belonging and self-esteem
Richard Brouiletter on the Salon Website on March 25, 2016.

Trump Supporters face off with protesters in Chicago(Credit: AP/Charles Rex Arbogast)

100 Years of ‘Easter 1916’

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: 100 Years of ‘Easter 1916’ by Malcolm Jones on The Daily Beast on March 27, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Ireland: ‘A Terrible Beauty Is Born’: Review of Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland, 1890–1923 by R.F. Fos, Reviewed by Denis Donoghue in The New York Review of Books on April 7, 2016 Issue.

North Carolina to Limit Bathroom Use by Birth Gender

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  North Carolina to Limit Bathroom Use by Birth Gender By Dave Philipps in The New York Times on March 23, 2016.

North Carolina lawmakers gathered on the House floor for a special session on Wednesday.CreditGerry Broome/Associated Press

Donald Trump: Crazy, Scary Crowds

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Donald Trump: Crazy, Scary Crowds by Marie G Rudden MD on the HuffPost Politics blog on March 23, 2016,

In the Capital of Europe

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: In the Capital of Europe by Ian Buruma in The New York Review of Books in the April 7, 2016 Issue.

François Lenoir/Reuters.  Belgian soldiers posing for a photograph while patrolling the Grand Place, Brussels, December 24, 2015

 

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle to Receive Human Spirit Award at Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis Annual Benefit:

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle to Receive Human Spirit Award at Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis Annual Benefit: Film Critic Michael Phillips Will Keynote on the Role of Psychoanalysis in the Movies on the PR Newswire  website on March 22, 2016.

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Runs in the Family: New findings about schizophrenia rekindle old questions about genes and Identity

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Runs in the Family: New findings about schizophrenia rekindle old questions about genes and Identity by Siddartha Mukherjee in The New Yorker in the March 28, 2016 Issue.

The author and his father have seen several relatives succumb to mental illness.  CREDIT  PHOTOGRAPH BY DAYANITA SINGH FOR THE NEW YORKER

Forgotten and Revealing Interview With Golda Meir

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Forgotten and Revealing Interview With Golda Meir by Jordan Kutzik in the Forward on March 21, 2016.

Image: Wikimedia Commons

No Contraception? No Equality

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: No Contraception? No Equality By Elizabeth Deutsch in The New York Times on March 23, 2016.

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COWAP Newsletter and Report on DC COWAP Conference

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  COWAP Newsletter and Report on DC COWAP Conference.

From left to right: Paula Ellman, Myra Sklarew, Nancy Goodman, Andrea Pino,
Annie Clark, Joy Kassett, Donald CAmpbell, Brenda SMith

An Experimental Autism Treatment Cost Me My Marriage

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  An Experimental Autism Treatment Cost Me My Marriage By John Elder Robison in The New York Times on March 18, 2016.

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