Archive for the 'General News' Category

Many Physicians Predict Mass Exodus From Medicare Over MACRA

Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Many Physicians Predict Mass Exodus From Medicare Over MACRA by Robert Lowes on the MedScape website on June 30, 2016.

Freud’s Letter to Alexander, sending cigars

Friday, July 1st, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  OBJECT OF THE MONTH: JULY: Freud’s Letter to Alexander, sending cigars on the Freud Museum Website.

Picture by Oliver Ottenschlaeger

No Universal Coverage for Gender Reassignment Surgery: CMS

Monday, June 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: No Universal Coverage for Gender Reassignment Surgery: CMS by Megan Brooks on the MedScape website on June 20, 2016.

How Should We Respond to ‘Evil’?

Monday, June 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How Should We Respond to ‘Evil’? by Steven Paulikas in The New York Times on June 27, 2016.

An Armenian Orthodox church that the Islamic State occupied and converted into a jail and place to teach terrorist activities.
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Peter Crawley on . . . indifference to facts

Saturday, June 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Peter Crawley on . . . indifference to facts: How information cascades from memes into memories, crushing fact checkers on the Irish Times website on June 25th, 2016.

“This [the Irish] is one race of people for whom psychoanalysis is of no use whatsoever” – Freud never said it. Never wrote it. Almost certainly didn’t even think it

Donald Trump and The “Amazing” Alex Jones

Saturday, June 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Donald Trump and The “Amazing” Alex Jones By William Finnegan in The New Yorker on June 23, 2016.

Trump in New Hampshire in February. In his campaign for President, Trump has gestured toward beliefs, hunches, prejudices, and constituencies on the margins. PHOTOGRAPH BY MARK PETERSON / REDUX

On The Netflix Series “Love” by Sandra Cohen

Thursday, June 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: On Netflix’ Love: A Dance Of Insecurities. Obstacles to Making Love Work,  Reviewed by Sandra Cohen.

Panel examines gender and psychoanalysis

Monday, June 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Panel examines gender and psychoanalysis by Liz Baudler on the Windy City News website on June 19, 2016.

Hear Melissa Etheridge’s Chilling ‘Pulse’ Dedicated to Orlando Victims

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

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Click Here to Read and Listen To: Hear Melissa Etheridge’s Chilling ‘Pulse’ Dedicated to Orlando Victims “How can I hate them, when everybody’s got a pulse?” singer-songwriter asks in new song By Jerry Portwood IN Rolling Stone on June 15, 2016.

Melissa Etheridge has penned a song titled “Pulse” dedicated to the Orlando shooting victims. Brian Rasic/Rex/Shutterstock/Zuma

Viele muslimische Migranten sind antisemitisch

Sunday, June 19th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Viele muslimische Migranten sind antisemitisch: Deutschland muss seine Werte verteidigen. Zur Integration der Migranten gehört die Bekämpfung des Antisemitismus. Vor der neuen Quelle des Judenhasses darf keiner die Augen verschließen. Ein Gastbeitrag by Rabbiner Abraham Cooper on the Der Taggesspeigel website on June 6, 2016.  This Article is in German.

Hart am Rand: Al-Quds-Demonstranten in Berlin.FOTO: AFP

Max Kohn’s Website

Monday, June 13th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Max Kohn’s Website.

Therapy wars: the revenge of Freud

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Therapy wars: the revenge of Freud: Cheap and effective, CBT became the dominant form of therapy, consigning Freud to psychology’s dingy basement. But new studies have cast doubt on its supremacy – and shown dramatic results for psychoanalysis. Is it time to get back on the couch? by Oliver Burkeman on The Guardian website on January 7, 2016.

Illustration: Peter Gamlen

How to Tiptoe Around a Depressed Mother

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How to Tiptoe Around a Depressed Mother By Emma Gilbey Keller in The New York Times on June 10, 2016.

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62 Years Ago Today, Sen. Joseph McCarthy Was Exposed for the Cowardly Scoundrel He Was

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

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Click Here to Read and View: 62 Years Ago Today, Sen. Joseph McCarthy Was Exposed for the Cowardly Scoundrel He Was: His ghost, however, is still with us on the Bill Moyers website on June 9, 2016.

The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, by Marek Edelman

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The Warsaw Ghetto Uprising, by Marek Edelman “The Ghetto Fights,” by Marek Edelman published in a pamphlet called The Warsaw Ghetto: The 45th Anniversary of the Uprising Interpress Publishers, pp. 17-39 on the Literature of the Holocaust website.

Mental health: Patrick McGorry says suicide rates now ‘a king tide’

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Mental health: Patrick McGorry says suicide rates now ‘a king tide’ Former Australian of the year says awareness about mental illness is replacing meaningful political action on the issue by Melissa Davey on the Guardian Website on June 9, 2016.

Billy Crystal at Muhammad Ali funeral: I was his Jewish ‘little brother’

Saturday, June 11th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Billy Crystal at Muhammad Ali funeral: I was his Jewish ‘little  brother’ Comedian reveals how The Greatest helped him raise funds for a Hebrew U. peace theater group, quit a sports club that didn’t accept Jews by Times of Israel Staff in the Times of Israel on June 11, 2016.

Comedian Billy Crystal imitates Muhammad Ali during his memorial service, Friday, June 10, 2016, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Understanding Hitler’s Anti-Semitism

Thursday, June 9th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Understanding Hitler’s Anti-Semitism: It wasn’t about German nationalism, the historian Timothy Snyder argues. It was about the whole world by Edward Delman in The Atlantic Monthly on September 9, 2015.

Are You in Despair? That’s Good

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Are You in Despair? That’s Good By Lisa Feldman Barrett in The New York Times on June 3, 2016.

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The expulsion that backfired

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The expulsion that backfired: When Iraq kicked out its Jews by Edwin Black in The Times of Israel on May 31, 2016.

An Iraqi Jewish family at the Atlit transit camp in northern Israel hours after arrival in Israel, summer 1951 (Teddy Brauner, GPO)