Archive for the 'General News' Category

Soviet Ghosts Vacation in Santiago

Monday, October 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Soviet Ghosts Vacation in Santiago: An émigré travels in Chile with his wife and daughters By Maxim D. Shrayer on the Tablet website on October 26, 2017.

Why Do American Jews Idealize Soviet Communism?

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Why Do American Jews Idealize Soviet Communism?: Perpetuating the romance of the Bolshevik regime, whose ‘good intentions’ cannot mask the horrors imposed in its name By Ruth R. Wisse on the Tablet Website on October 22, 2017.

The Risk of Nuclear War with North Korea

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Risk of Nuclear War with North Korea: On the ground in Pyongyang: Could Kim Jong Un and Donald Trump goad each other into a devastating confrontation? By Evan Osnos in The New Yorker Magazine in the September 18, 2017 Issue.

Voice-Only Communication Enhances Empathic Accuracy

Sunday, October 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Voice-Only Communication Enhances Empathic Accuracy by Michael W. Kraus in the American Psychologist 2017, Vol. 72, No. 7, 644–654.

Donald Trump: Presidential Disability, Competence and The 25th Amendment

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Donald Trump: Presidential Disability, Competence and The 25th Amendment by Stephanie Brandt MD on the Medium website on May 7, 2017,

Who Knew Trump Would Be a Weak President?

Friday, October 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Who Knew Trump Would Be a Weak President? He campaigned with a lot of swagger. But his first nine months in office have been defined by indecision, vacillation, and a reluctance to call shots BY Elizazbeth Drew in The New Republic on October 26, 2017.

Howard Stein: The social psychology of climate change denial

Thursday, October 26th, 2017


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Howard Stein: The social psychology of climate change denial By Howard Stein on the Tulsa World website on October 24, 2017,

Why Did Russian Jews Support The Bolshevik Revolution?

Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Why Did Russian Jews Support The Bolshevik Revolution?: 100 years ago today the Bolsheviks seized power in Petrograd By Michael Stanislawski on the Tablet Website on October 24, 2017.

America’s Best University President

Saturday, October 21st, 2017

Click Here to Read: America’s Best University President by Bret Stephens in The New York Times on October 20, 2017.

Robert Zimmer, president of the University of Chicago, speaking on campus in 2015.CreditJoel Wintermantle/The University of Chicago

Does Trump Live in an Alternate Reality?

Friday, October 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Does Trump Live in an Alternate Reality: Some believe that the president is so divorced from actual governance that his statements have limited consequences. But that isn’t the case by Alex Shepard on the New Republic Website on October 19, 2017.

Can Underground Psychedelic Therapy Ever Go Mainstream?

Thursday, October 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Can Underground Psychedelic Therapy Ever Go Mainstream?: The work of a large network of underground therapists has laid the basis for current FDA-regulated research into hallucinogenic therapy. Now they want to take that work mainstream. by Margaret Katcher on the Pacific Standard website on October 19, 2017.

The Danger of President Pence

Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Danger of President Pence By Jane Mayer on the Reader Supported News website on October 17, 2017.
Vice President Mike Pence. (photo: Getty)

The quackery cures of yesteryear

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The quackery cures of yesteryear: From doctors giving women orgasms to cure their ‘hysteria’ to cocaine to sooth toothache and tobacco enemas to revive drowning victims Strychnine – used in rat poison – was used to treat impotence before Viagra
Women carried weasel testicles in their bosom to work as a contraceptive The tapeworm diet fad started in the 1800s, promising no calorie control needed These and many more weird and wacky remedies have been outlined in a new book, Quackery: A Brief History Of The Worst Ways To Cure Everything By Claudia Tanner inthe Daily Mail website on October 17, 2017.

Trump’s War on Knowledge

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Trump’s War on Knowledge by Ariel Dorfman on the New York Review of Books Daily website on October 12, 2017.

President Donald Trump looking at the solar eclipse without protective glasses, with his wife Melania and son Barron at the White House, Washington, D.C., August 21, 2017

The Adults in the Room

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Adults in the Room by in the New York Review of Books by James Mann in The New York Review of Books in the October 26, 2017 issue.

Donald Trump, Rex Tillerson, John Kelly, H.R. McMaster, James Mattis; drawing by Siegfried Woldhek

The Freudpromenade: In the town of Bolzan

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Freudpromenade: In the town of Bolzano by Elaine Zickler.

Mario Pabon on Hurricane Maria and Puerto Rico

Saturday, October 14th, 2017

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Click Here to Read:  IPBooks author Mario Pabon on Hurricane Maria and Puerto Rico.

Click Here to Purchase:  Justifiable Evil by Mario Pabon on IPBooks.net

 

Top psychiatrist analyzes Trump’s mental state

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View:   Top psychiatrist analyzes Trump’s mental state on the mic website on October 13, 2017.

President Trump speaks at the White House, Thursday, Oct. 12. Evan Vucci/AP

Maria: A Song and a Storm

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Maria: A Song and a Storm by Julie Jaffee Nagel on the Huffinton Post blog on October 03, 2017.

White Nationalism Is Destroying the West

Friday, October 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   White Nationalism Is Destroying the West By Sasha Polakow-Suransky in The New York Times on October 12, 2017.

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