Archive for the 'General News' Category

What He Could Do

Monday, March 6th, 2017

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Click Here to Read: What He Could Do by Mark Danner in The New York Review of Books in the March 23, 2017 Issue.
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Why Mental Illness Can Fuel Physical Disease

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:Why Mental Illness Can Fuel Physical Disease by Amanda MacMillan in Time Magazine on February 23, 2017,

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The Reichstag Warning

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Click Here to Read:   The Reichstag Warning by Timothy Snyder in The New York Review of Books on February 26, 2017.

 

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The shell of the Reichstag after the fire, Berlin, Germany, 1933

Was Grandpa Really a Nazi?

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Was Grandpa Really a Nazi? Some descendants of Nazis are opening the books to their family’s dark past Byorit Arfa in Jerusalem Post on February 24, 2017.

Hannover student Till Ewald examines family documents. (photo credit:TILL EWALD
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What You Need To Know About Depression At Every Age

Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Click Here to Read:  What You Need To Know About Depression At Every Age The mental health condition is hardly one-size-fits-all By Lindsay Holmes on the Huffington Post website on February 23, 2017.

 

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Why Donald and Melania Trump love Mar-a-Lago

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Why Donald and Melania Trump love Mar-a-Lago: The president is spending weekends at his private club in Florida. It means more to him than gaudy weekend fun by John Arlidge in the London Times on February 21 2017.

Melania Trump at Mar-a-Lago, Donald Trump’s $100 million estate in Palm Beach

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The Right Way to Resist Trump

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Right Way to Resist Trump By Luigi Zingales in The New York Times on November 18, 2016.

Silvio Berlusconi in Milan last year.

 

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Trump and the ‘Society of the Spectacle’

Monday, February 20th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Trump and the ‘Society of the Spectacle’ by Robert Zaretsky in The New York Times on February 20, 2017.

Seen through a TV camera eyepiece, Donald Trump delivering a speech in Manchester, N.H., in June.
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A mass killer: St. Louis heroin deaths hit new high

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read: A mass killer: St. Louis heroin deaths hit new high By Jesse Bogan in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on February 19, 2017.

A discarded syringe is left in an alley behind a dilapidated apartment building on South Grand Boulevard in St. Louis on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017. A year earlier, heroin user Eric Bearden, 28, died of a heroin overdose inside the apartment building. The alley is still known for it’s drug use. Photo by David Carson, dcarson@post-dispatch.com

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Questions Raised by the Report of the Psychoanalytic Consortium on Analytical Training

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Questions Raised by the Report of the Psychoanalytic Consortium on Analytical Training. Letter to Our American Colleagues by Paola Mieli on the Apres-Coup website.

A Medical Theory for Donald Trump’s Bizarre Behavior

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read: A Medical Theory for Donald Trump’s Bizarre Behavior: Many mental health professionals believe the president is ill. But what if the cause is an untreated STD? BY Steven Beutler in The New Republic on February 17, 2017.

Nine Hong Kong schools chosen for pilot scheme to prevent student suicides

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Nine Hong Kong schools chosen for pilot scheme to prevent student suicides: Committee studying student deaths recommends extra funding, training and support services to identify and tackle problems following 34 student suicides over last three school years in the South China Morning Post on July, 22, 2016.

In Venezuela, we couldn’t stop Chávez. Don’t make the same mistakes we did

Sunday, February 19th, 2017

Click Here to Read: In Venezuela, we couldn’t stop Chávez. Don’t make the same mistakes we did. How to let a populist beat you, over and over again By Andrés Miguel Rondón in The Washington Post on January 27, 2017.

Hugo Chavez was a populist, too. His opponents never figured out how to beat him.

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Congressman urges review of US constitution 25th Amendment because of Donald Trump’s ‘erratic behaviour’

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View:  Congressman urges review of US constitution 25th Amendment because of Donald Trump’s ‘erratic behaviour’ by David Millward on the Hill website on February 17, 2017.

T. Wayne Downey on Trump

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Thy King . . .Don . . . Come by T. Wayne Downey, M.D. on February 17, 2017.

Click Here to Read: Three, no Trump by T. Wayne Downey, M.D.

Click Here to Read: Trump L’oeil by T. Wayne Downey, M.D.

Trump’s Flailing Foreign Policy Bewilders the World

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Trump’s Flailing Foreign Policy Bewilders the World By Robin Wright in The New Yorker on February 17, 2017.

Secretary of State Tillerson is a diplomatic neophyte with no policymaking experience. President Trump reportedly rejected his choice of a deputy because the candidate criticized Trump during the campaign.

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Democrats raise questions about Trump’s mental health

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View: Democrats raise questions about Trump’s mental health by Cristina Marcos on the Hill Website on February 17, 2017.

Is It Time to Call Trump Mentally Ill?

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Is It Time to Call Trump Mentally Ill? in The New York Times on February 17, 2017.

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How a Fractious Women’s Movement Came to Lead the Left

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read: How a Fractious Women’s Movement Came to Lead the Left: Feminism brought the opposition together. But how long will that last, and how many converts can it win? By Amanda Hess in The New York Times on February 7, 2017,

Women’s March on Washington, Jan. 21, 2017. CreditMatthew Pillsbury for The New York Times

Politics Stressing You Out? You Aren’t Alone

Thursday, February 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Politics Stressing You Out? You Aren’t Alone by Carrie Dawn on the NBC website on February 16, 2017.

Supporters of Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Hillary Clinton watch state by state returns at her election night rally in New York on Nov. 8, 2016. Carlos Barria / Reuters, file