Archive for the 'General News' Category

Melania Trump and the Chilling Artifice of Fashion

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Click Here to Read: Melania Trump and the Chilling Artifice of Fashion By Rhonda Garelick on The Cut website on August 30, 2017.

Melania on her way to Houston. Photo: Getty Images

 

Who Is Responsible For Torture?

Friday, September 1st, 2017

Click Here to Read and Listen to:  Who Is Responsible For Torture? By Anita Rao & Frank Siasio on thewunc website on August 24, 2017.

These undated still photos from trial deposition video, accepted as evidence in court and provided by the American Civil Liberties Union, shows psychologists James Mitchell, left, and John Jessen, defendants in a landmark lawsuit that the ACLU filed against the creators of the CIA’s harsh interrogation program used in the war on terror. A settlement was reached Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
CREDIT TRIAL EVIDENCE / ACLU VIA AP

A Headshrinker’s Guide to the Galaxy

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Click Here to Read:   A Headshrinker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Jennifer Kunst Ph.D. on her What Psychoanalysis Can Do For You: Helping you find a way forward that works blog on the Psychology Today blogs on August 31, 2017.

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Who Decides Whether Trump Is Unfit to Govern?

Thursday, August 31st, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Who Decides Whether Trump Is Unfit to Govern? By Peter D. Kramer and Sally L. Satel in The New York Times on August 29, 2017.

This Should Obvious But Just in Case: Hurricanes and Oil Country Are a Recipe for Disaster

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   This Should Obvious But Just in Case: Hurricanes and Oil Country Are a Recipe for Disaster: Meanwhile a key EPA response position remains unfilled by Emily Atkin on the Mother Jones Website on August. 25, 2017.

Workers at a Texas refinery inspect an oil spill after it was flooded by Hurricane Rita.Rick Bowmer/AP

The Jews of Rhodes

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Notes on the Jews of Rhodes and the Holocaust by Daniel Beveniste.

Click Here to Read:  ‘I’d Like to Become a Bird’: My great-great-grandmother’s letters—in Ladino—paint a portrait of the Sephardic community on the Isle of Rhodes, moments before it was destroyed in the Holocaust By Hannah Pressman on the Tablet Website on August 21, 2017.

Galveston Song: Hurricane in Texas

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Click Here to View:  Galveston song with Oscar Brand, Jean Ritchie, Elaine Stikert, the New Lost City Ranblers, and David Sear.

Click Here to Read:   Dallas preps ‘mega-shelter’ as Texas braces for more rain By Eliott C. McLaughlin, Ralph Ellis and Joe Sterling on the CNN website on August 28, 2017.

When American Jews fought Nazis — in New Jersey

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read: When American Jews fought Nazis — in New Jersey By Josefin Dolsten on the Jewish Telegraph Website on August 22, 2017.

An anti-Nazi protest in front of the German legation in New York, 1933. (Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)

 Dallas preps ‘mega-shelter’ as Texas braces for more rain

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Dallas preps ‘mega-shelter’ as Texas braces for more rain By Eliott C. McLaughlin, Ralph Ellis and Joe Sterling on the CNN website on August 28, 2017.

Suzi at Yale: A look back at the original American campus sex scandal, and whose lives it actually changed

Monday, August 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Suzi at Yale: A look back at the original American campus sex scandal, and whose lives it actually changed By Mark Oppenheimer on the Tablet Website on August 21, 2017.

‘The Unauthorized Psychoanalysis of Donald Trump’

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read: ‘The Unauthorized Psychoanalysis of Donald Trump’ by James C. McIntosh in the Amsterdam News on August 24, 2017.
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Dark Times and the Powers of Dreaming

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Dark Times and the Powers of Dreaming by Kelly Bulkeley, Ph.D., pm the Huffington Post website on August 24, 2017.

The Disordered Leading The Discontent: Trump And The Psychology Of Crowds

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   The Disordered Leading The Discontent: Trump And The Psychology Of Crowds by Dr Aaron Balick on the Huffington Post website on Auust 23, 2017,

Will Trump Be the Death of the Goldwater Rule?

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Will Trump Be the Death of the Goldwater Rule? By Jeannie Suk Gersen on the New Yorker Magazine website on August 23, 2017.

The Goldwater Rule was meant to prevent psychiatrists from politicizing their authority. But now it’s muzzling them in the midst of a vital public debate. Photograph by Alex Brandon / AP

 

Historian Timothy Snyder: After Charlottesville, “we are hanging by our teeth to the rule of law”

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Historian Timothy Snyder: After Charlottesville, “we are hanging by our teeth to the rule of law”: Author of “On Tyranny,” who predicted a coup months ago, says Trump is still waiting for his “Reichstag fire” by Chauncy DeVega on the Salon website on August 26, 2017.

Timothy Snyder

Trump set them free

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Trump set them free by Adam Shatz in the London Review of Books Blog on August 15, 2017.

Adam Shatz on C-SPAN

How Social Contagion Helps Explain Our Pet Choices

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  How Social Contagion Helps Explain Our Pet Choices: In 1939, Londoners killed 400,000 dogs and cats in four days. Why? by Hal Herzog Ph.D. on the Psychology Today website on August 18, 2017.

Number of New AKC Puppy Registrations Source: Graph by Hal Herzog/Photo by 13moe37/CreativeCommons

Making America White Again

Saturday, August 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Making America White Again: The choices made by white men, who are prepared to abandon their humanity out of fear of black men and women, suggest the true horror of lost statusBy Toni Morrison in The New Yorker on November 21, 2016 Issue.

Photograph by Stan Grossfeld / The Boston Globe via Getty

‘I’d Like to Become a Bird’: My great-great-grandmother’s letters—in Ladino—paint a portrait of the Sephardic community on the Isle of Rhodes, moments before it was destroyed in the Holocaust

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  ‘I’d Like to Become a Bird’: My great-great-grandmother’s letters—in Ladino—paint a portrait of the Sephardic community on the Isle of Rhodes, moments before it was destroyed in the Holocaust By Hannah Pressman on the Tablet Website on August 21, 2017.

The Creepiest Things About Dreams That You Probably Didn’t Learn About In School

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   The Creepiest Things About Dreams That You Probably Didn’t Learn About In School By Michelle Gross on the Bustle.com website on August 22, 2017.

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