Archive for the 'General News' Category

Should Therapists Analyze Presidential Candidates?

Monday, March 7th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Should Therapists Analyze Presidential Candidates? By Robert Klitxman in The New York Times on March 7, 2016.

Sen. Barry Goldwater waving to a crowd during a campaign tour of the Midwest.CreditAlfred Eisenstaedt/The LIFE Picture Collection, via Getty Images

Updating the Eitingon Model

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Updating the Eitingon Model by the Executive Committee of Italian Psychoanalytical Society, President Antonino Ferro, Director of Training, Anna Ferruta,  Roma, February 21, 2016.

The New York Times’ first article about Hitler’s rise is absolutely stunning

Sunday, March 6th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  The New York Times’ first article about Hitler’s rise is absolutely stunning updated by Zack Beauchamp on the Vox website on March 3, 2016.

Click Here to Read: New Popular Idol Rises in Bavaria by Cyril  Brown in The New York Times on Novmber 11, 1922.

Adolf Hitler, circa 1922.(Imagno/Getty Images)

‘Predatory’ Insurance Practice May Put Young Psych Patients at Risk

Saturday, March 5th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: ‘Predatory’ Insurance Practice May Put Young Psych Patients at Risk by  Pauline Anderson on the MedScape website on March 04, 2016.

The real reason Donald Trump is winning

Friday, March 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The real reason Donald Trump is winning: No one thought it was possible. Political science said Trump would lose. Did GOP elites trust the theory so much they forgot to do anything to make it come true? By Daniel W. Drezner in the Washington Posts February 26, 2015.

Donald Trump at a rally in Nevada just before he won the caucuses there. Did GOP elites fail to stop him because they thought they didn’t have to? (EPA/MIKE NELSON)

Why Is Sanders Taking Foreign Policy Advice from Someone Who Suggested Israel—not Assad—gassed Syrians?

Friday, March 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Why Is Sanders Taking Foreign Policy Advice from Someone Who Suggested Israel—not Assad—gassed Syrians? The Democratic presidential hopeful set out to assuage doubts about his foreign policy expertise. Instead, he may have reinforced them By Yair Rosenberg on the Tablet website on February 24, 2016

‘A silent disaster’

Friday, March 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: ‘A silent disaster’ from Central Territory Emergency Disaster Services News on the New Fronties Chronical website on February 28, 2016.

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The rise of American authoritarianism

Friday, March 4th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: The rise of American authoritarianism: A niche group of political scientists may have uncovered what’s driving Donald Trump’s ascent. What they found has implications that go well beyond 2016 by Amanda Taub on the Vox.com website on March 1, 2016.

Gage Skidmore, Photoillustration: Javier Zarracina/Vox

Historian Who Shed Light on WWII Massacres Goes From Honoree to ‘Pole Hater’

Thursday, March 3rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Historian Who Shed Light on WWII Massacres Goes From Honoree to ‘Pole Hater’ Prof. Jan Tomasz Gross was once revered for his work detailing the inconvenient truth that some Poles were responsible for massacring Jews. Today’s Poland, Gross told Haaretz, must come to terms with the past through intensive soul-searching by Ofer Aderet on the Ha’artz website on  March  1, 2016.

This Day in Jewish History 1616: Leaders of anti-Jewish Riot Are Executed in Germany

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: This Day in Jewish History 1616: Leaders of anti-Jewish Riot Are Executed in Germany
The Fettmilch Uprising targeted the town leaders, for milking the people – in collusion with the Jews, they thought by David B. Green on the Ha’retz website on February 28, 2016.

 

Victor Klemperer: “I am German, the Others Are Un-German”

Sunday, February 28th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Victor Klemperer: “I am German, the Others Are Un-German”: The Nazis made Victor Klemperer’s life a living hell. Baptized Christian but of Jewish descent, Hitler’s henchmen labeled him “un-German.” In a bizarre twist of fate, Klemperer could essentially thank a catastrophe — the bombing of Dresden sixty years ago — for saving him from the terror of the Nazi regime on the Spiegel Online website on February 11, 2005.

Image of Victor Klemperer from the zakhor-online.com website

This Day in Jewish History 1941

Thursday, February 25th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  This Day in Jewish History 1941: The Dutch Strike Against Nazi Abuses of Jews: Following the roundup of Jews, Amsterdam’s tram drivers went on strike – and were followed by the rest of the populace by David B. Green on the Ha’Aretz website on Februar 25, 2016.

A German motorcycle rider talking with a Dutch peasant woman, at an unknown location in Holland, May 24, 1940.AP

Donald Trump has a secret shame: Every playground bully has a toxic fuel

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Donald Trump has a secret shame: Every playground bully has a toxic fuel:Playground thugs play to the crowd but they’re always afraid of something, an expert tells us. Like being a loser by Ann Votaw on the Salon website on February 20, 2016.

Donald Trump (Credit: Reuters/Jonathan Ernst)

Click Here to Read and View:  Donald Trump and the Central Park Five: the racially charged rise of a demagogue by Oliver  Laughland on the Guardian Website on February 17, 2016. (more…)

My Son Was The Shooter

Sunday, February 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: My Son Was The Shooter: Seventeen years after Columbine, Sue Klebold is standing up for mental health awareness by Kate Storey in Marie Claire on Februarh 16, 2016.

Confused Why Women Don’t Report Sexual Assault?

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Confused Why Women Don’t Report Sexual Assault? Ask Kesha.Being put through the legal and emotional wringer doesn’t guarantee justice by Emma Gray in the Huffinton Post on February 19, 2016.

ASSOCIATED PRESS Kesha leaves Supreme court in New York on Feb. 19, 2016.

How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: How Meditation Changes the Brain and Body By Gretchen Reynolds in The New York Times on February 18, 2015.

Illustration by Anna Parini

Donald Trump leads an insane white cult — and Pat Buchanan just explained how it works

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (R) autographs the chest of a woman at his campaign rally in Manassas, Virginia December 2, 2015. Republican presidential front-runner Trump said on Wednesday his plan for combating Islamic State militants involves targeting not just the group's fighters but also their families. REUTERS/Gary Cameron TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY - RTX1WXC1

Click Here to Read: Donald Trump leads an insane white cult — and Pat Buchanan just explained how it works
GOP front-runner leads cult of personality centered around white alienation, racial resentment and authoritarianism by Chauncey DeVega on the Salon Website on December 23, 2015.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump (R) autographs the chest of a woman at his campaign rally in Manassas, Virginia December 2, 2015. Republican presidential front-runner Trump said on Wednesday his plan for combating Islamic State militants involves targeting not just the group’s fighters but also their families. REUTERS/Gary Cameron TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY – RTX1WXC1

Early Behavior Therapy Found to Aid Children With A.D.H.D.

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Early Behavior Therapy Found to Aid Children With A.D.H.D. By Benedict Carey in The New York Times on February 17, 2016.

William E. Pelham helped lead a new study about treatment options for children with attention-deficit problems. Above, Dr. Pelham at a summer camp focusing on social skills training. CreditFlorida International University

Auschwitz: Drone video of Nazi concentration camp

Friday, February 19th, 2016

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Click Here to View:  Auschwitz: Drone video of Nazi concentration camp on YouTube.

Flint’s children and the burden of betrayal

Friday, February 19th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Flint’s children and the burden of betrayal By Emily Badger in the Washington Post on February 18, 2016.

(Amy King/The Washington Post; iStock)