Archive for the 'General News' Category

100 Years of ‘Easter 1916’

Sunday, March 27th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: 100 Years of ‘Easter 1916’ by Malcolm Jones on The Daily Beast on March 27, 2016.

Click Here to Read: Ireland: ‘A Terrible Beauty Is Born’: Review of Vivid Faces: The Revolutionary Generation in Ireland, 1890–1923 by R.F. Fos, Reviewed by Denis Donoghue in The New York Review of Books on April 7, 2016 Issue.

North Carolina to Limit Bathroom Use by Birth Gender

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  North Carolina to Limit Bathroom Use by Birth Gender By Dave Philipps in The New York Times on March 23, 2016.

North Carolina lawmakers gathered on the House floor for a special session on Wednesday.CreditGerry Broome/Associated Press

Donald Trump: Crazy, Scary Crowds

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Donald Trump: Crazy, Scary Crowds by Marie G Rudden MD on the HuffPost Politics blog on March 23, 2016,

In the Capital of Europe

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: In the Capital of Europe by Ian Buruma in The New York Review of Books in the April 7, 2016 Issue.

François Lenoir/Reuters.  Belgian soldiers posing for a photograph while patrolling the Grand Place, Brussels, December 24, 2015

 

Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle to Receive Human Spirit Award at Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis Annual Benefit:

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle to Receive Human Spirit Award at Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis Annual Benefit: Film Critic Michael Phillips Will Keynote on the Role of Psychoanalysis in the Movies on the PR Newswire  website on March 22, 2016.

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Runs in the Family: New findings about schizophrenia rekindle old questions about genes and Identity

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Runs in the Family: New findings about schizophrenia rekindle old questions about genes and Identity by Siddartha Mukherjee in The New Yorker in the March 28, 2016 Issue.

The author and his father have seen several relatives succumb to mental illness.  CREDIT  PHOTOGRAPH BY DAYANITA SINGH FOR THE NEW YORKER

Forgotten and Revealing Interview With Golda Meir

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Forgotten and Revealing Interview With Golda Meir by Jordan Kutzik in the Forward on March 21, 2016.

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No Contraception? No Equality

Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

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Click Here to Read: No Contraception? No Equality By Elizabeth Deutsch in The New York Times on March 23, 2016.

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COWAP Newsletter and Report on DC COWAP Conference

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  COWAP Newsletter and Report on DC COWAP Conference.

From left to right: Paula Ellman, Myra Sklarew, Nancy Goodman, Andrea Pino,
Annie Clark, Joy Kassett, Donald CAmpbell, Brenda SMith

An Experimental Autism Treatment Cost Me My Marriage

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  An Experimental Autism Treatment Cost Me My Marriage By John Elder Robison in The New York Times on March 18, 2016.

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When Did Porn Become Sex Ed?

Monday, March 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: When Did Porn Become Sex Ed?: Conversations between adults and teenagers about what happens after “yes” remain rare By Peggy Orenstein in The New York Times on nMarch 19, 2016.

Why talk to a therapist instead of a friend?: The Therapist-Patient Relationship

Monday, March 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Why talk to a therapist instead of a friend?: The Therapist-Patient Relationship by By Philip J. Rosenbaum, Ph.D. on the Psychology Today Blogs on March 20, 2016.

‘Living in hell’: mentally ill people in Indonesia chained and confined

Monday, March 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: ‘Living in hell’: mentally ill people in Indonesia chained and confined: Lack of mental health care and community support leaves nearly 19,000 Indonesians vulnerable to outlawed practice, finds Human Rights Watch by Sam Jones on the Guardian website on March 20, 2016.

Residents at a rehabilitation centre for mentally ill people in Galuh, Indonesia. Shackling was banned in the country in 1977, but the practice remains widespread. Photograph: Andreas Star Reese/Human Rights Watch

Theologian Who Marched With Martin Luther King Arrives in U.S.

Monday, March 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: This Day in Jewish History 1940: Theologian Who Marched With Martin Luther King Arrives in U.S.: ‘Can you tell me if the atomic bomb is kosher?’ Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel interrupted a debate on kashrut by David B. Green on the Haaretz on March 20, 2016.

Heschel (second from right) in the March 21, 1965 civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama with civil rights and labor leaders. Martin Luther King Jr. is fourth from the right.
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Post-Scalia politics: Mitch McConnell meets Sigmund Freud

Monday, March 21st, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Post-Scalia politics: Mitch McConnell meets Sigmund Freud by Dick Polman on his National Interest blog on the March 21, 2016.

Moral Psychology: An Exchange

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Moral Psychology: An Exchange: Jonathan Haidt and Steven Pinker, reply by Tamsin Shaw e in The New York Review of Books in the APRIL 7, 2016 ISSUE In response to:The Psychologists Take Power from the February 25, 2016 issue.

Photograph by Antonin Kratochvil from his series ‘Homage to Abu Ghraib,’ 2006

U.S. Senate focuses on mental health

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: U.S. Senate focuses on mental health  by Staff on the Benefits Canada website March 15, 2016.

Saving Psychotherapy From the Medication Takeover

Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

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Click Here to Read: Saving Psychotherapy From the Medication Takeover by Allen Frances on the HuffPost Science website on March 6, 2016.

Portrait of a Presidential Mind

Monday, March 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Portrait of a Presidential Mind: Reflections on Jeffrey Goldberg’s interview with President Obama and our April issue by James Bennet in in The Atlantic in the April 2016 Issue.

President Barack Obama and Jeffrey Goldberg continue their long-running discussion of foreign policy in the Oval Office, January 26, 2016. Ruven Afanador

Yiddish Science and the Postmodern

Monday, March 14th, 2016

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Click Here to Read:  Yiddish Science and the Postmodern by Jonathan Boyarin Translation by Naomi Seidman, Essay on the Ingeveb website.

El Lissitzky, Proun 93, circa 1923, Stiftung Moritzburg Kunstmuseum des Landes Sachsen-Anhalt Halle (Saale),  via.