Archive for the 'General News' Category

Trump and the Pathology of Narcissism

Friday, April 7th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View:   Trump and the Pathology of Narcissism: Diagnosing the president was off-limits to experts – until a textbook case entered the White House By Alex Morris on the Rolling Stone website on April 5, 2017.

No Sympathy for the Hillbilly

Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  No Sympathy for the Hillbilly By Frank Rich in New York Magazine on the Reader Supported News website on March 21, 2017
Supporters at a Trump rally. (photo: Andrea Morales/Getty Images).

Big Little Lies Therapist Spills On Nicole Kidman, Her Own Psychoanalyst & Sunday’s Final

Sunday, April 2nd, 2017

Click Here  to Read:  Big Little Lies Therapist Spills On Nicole Kidman, Her Own Psychoanalyst & Sunday’s Finale Robin Weigert discusses what it’s like to play Nicole Kidman’s therapist BY Hilton Dresden on the Out website on March 31, 2017.

The High Price of Leaving Ultra-Orthodox Life

Friday, March 31st, 2017

Click Here to Read:   The High Price of Leaving Ultra-Orthodox Life:  Young adults who decide to abandon their cloistered Jewish
communities have only one another — and a single organization — to help them navigate the alternate reality of modern-day New York.
By TAFFY Brodesser-Akner in The New York Times Magazine on March 30, 2017.

Nazis may have killed up to 20m, claims ‘shocking’ new Holocaust study

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Nazis may have killed up to 20m, claims ‘shocking’ new Holocaust study: The Nazi Holocaust may have claimed up to 20 million lives, a figure far greater than previous estimates, new research has revealed. By Matthew Day on the Telegraph website on March 4, 2013.

Washington’s Holocaust Memorial Museum found that Auschwitz and the Warsaw Ghetto were just part of a extensive network that imprisoned and obliterated millions of lives Photo: AP

I Loved My Grandmother. But She Was a Nazi.

Wednesday, March 29th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  I Loved My Grandmother. But She Was a Nazi. By Jessica Shattuck in The New York Times on March 24, 2017.

The author’s grandmother, with three of her children, around 1943.

Is Political Gravity Finally Sinking Donald Trump?

Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   Is Political Gravity Finally Sinking Donald Trump? By Andrew Sullivan in New York Magazine on March 24, 2017.

President Trump. Photo: Pool/Getty Ima

Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing revealed his hidden similarity to Trump

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation hearing revealed his hidden similarity to Trump: The two appear to be a study in contrasts – but both display a remarkable lack of compassion. Their likeness could serve to justify Democrats’ opposition bu Lucia Graveson the Guardian website  on March 25, 2017.

‘The trouble with Neil Gorsuch, we learned this week, is not ideology but humanity.’ Photograph: Jim Bourg/Reuters

Who Leaked America’s Secret War Plans Into Hitler’s Hands?

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Who Leaked America’s Secret War Plans Into Hitler’s Hands? Disclosure of America’s top-secret war plans gave Hitler intelligence he needed to win World War II—and some claim FDR himself was behind the leak by Marc Wortman on the Daily Beast website on March 25, 2017.

North Dakota Oil Spill Three Times Larger Than First Estimated

Monday, March 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read: North Dakota Oil Spill Three Times Larger Than First Estimated By Associated Press on the Reader Sponsor’s News website on March 25, 2017.

An oil spill from the Belle Fourche Pipeline on December 10, 2016, in Ash Coulee Creek, a tributary of the Little Missouri River, near Belfield, North Dakota. (photo: Scott Stockdill/AP)

Why Trump wanted to force a vote on health care

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Why Trump wanted to force a vote on health care by Lee Drutman on the Vox website on March 24, 2017,

Trump Has No Idea How to Tend His Garden: We Are All in Danger

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Trump Has No Idea How to Tend His Garden: We Are All in Danger and By Garrison Keillor in The Washington Post on March 21, 2017.

The “Flag Barn” in Owings, Md. (photo: Linda Davidson/The Washington Post)

 

Our Town Talks with an American psychoanalyst

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Clic:k Here to Read Our Town: Talks with an American psychoanalyst by Dr. Tom Ferraro in OUr Town on March 23, 2017.

The sublime psychology of Baltimore

Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The sublime psychology of Baltimore by Teresa Mendez, Daniel Buccino The unconscious is like Baltimore, with its sublime oscillations between tender and tough in the Baltimore Sun on March 23, 2017.

The strange political afterlife of Andrew Jackson

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The strange political afterlife of Andrew Jackson By Tom Mackaman on the World Socialist Web Site on March 21, 2017.
Thomas Jefferson and Abraham Lincoln

The Harbinger of Trumpism

Tuesday, March 21st, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Harbinger of Trumpism: Why We Can Find a Model in a Forgotten Figure of 1930s Britain by Terry Teachout in Commentary Magazine on in the April 14, 2017 Issue.

Stop Saying Donald Trump Is Mentally Ill

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Stop Saying Donald Trump Is Mentally Ill: He is a “reality” artist, building an evil new society. We must realize this to stop him By Steven Reisner on the Slate Website on March 15, 2017.

By the force of his personality, power, and bullying tendencies, Trump can bend reality. Photo illustration by Derreck Johnson. Photo by David Becker/Getty Images.

 

Chronicling the Days When Superheroes Knocked Out Nazis

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Chronicling the Days When Superheroes Knocked Out Nazis: The new book Take That, Adolf! compiles classic comic book covers that show how American superheroes were marshaled into service during World War II by Jon Hogan on the HyperAllergic website on March 16, 2017.

Cover of Silver Streak Comics #14 (September 1941) (all images courtesy Fantagraphics)

The Blow-It-All-Up Billionaires

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Blow-It-All-Up Billionaires:  When politicians take money from megadonors, there are strings attached. But with the reclusive duo who propelled Trump into the White House, there’s a fuse by Vicky Ward on the Huffington Post website on March 12, 2017.

The hygge of psychoanalytic psychotherapy

Sunday, March 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The hygge of psychoanalytic psychotherapy: by Jessica Yakeley on the Oupblog website on March 16, 2017.