Archive for the 'General News' Category

Holocaust Remembrance Day January 26, 2017

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Click Here to Read: On Holocaust Remembrance Day: What could be enough? by Ron Grossman in the Chicago Tribune on May 4, 3016.

Click Here to Read: On Holocaust Remembrance Day, anti-Semitism Remains a Scourge by by Michael M. Rosen in The National Review on May 4, 2016. (more…)

Trump signs executive order defunding International Planned Parenthood

Thursday, January 26th, 2017

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Click Here to Read: Trump May Give Women More Reason To March By Seeking to Defund Planned Parenthood by Charles Tiefer on the Forbes Website on January 25, 2017. (more…)

Psychoanalyzing the World’s Problems Won’t Help Us Solve Them

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Psychoanalyzing the World’s Problems Won’t Help Us Solve Them by Gianpiero Petriglieri
on the Harvard Business Review website on January 24, 2017.

Seventy-five years since the Wannsee Conference

Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Seventy-five years since the Wannsee Conference By Clara Weiss on the World Socialist Web Site on January 25, 2017.

The Wannsee Villa in a suburb of Berlin. It has now been turned into a memorial and a museum, © A. Savin, Wikimedia Commons

Philip Roth E-mails on Trump

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Click Here to Read: Philip Roth E-mails on Trump: In 2004, the writer published “The Plot Against America,” about an election that upends the country. Has it happened here? By Judith Thurman in nThe New Yorker in the January 30, 2017 Issue.

Philip Roth

Illustration by Tom Bachtell

A Madman Comes to Power (Part 2)

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: A Madman Comes to Power (Part 2) by Kathleen Johnson on the No God Website on January 16, 2017.

Trump’s inauguration crowd couldn’t fill the National Mall

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Trump’s inauguration crowd couldn’t fill the National Mall  By Erica K. Landau on the Vice News website on January 20, 2017.

Stop Making Sense, or How to Write in the Age of Trump

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Stop Making Sense, or How to Write in the Age of Trump by Aleksander Hemon on the Voice website on January 17, 2017.

Bridges Not Walls: London stands united against Trump’s inauguration

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Bridges Not Walls: London stands united against Trump’s inauguration: Fuck Trump Text by Michael Segalov on the Huck Website on December 21, 2017.

Photography © Theo McInnes // Zed Nelson

Trump and the Holding Environment

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: “Trump and the Holding Environment” by Ezra Feinberg on the e-flux.com website An earlier version of this piece was originally presented by the author at State of Emergency: Politics, Aesthetics, Trumpism, a public forum that took place at New York University on December 10, 2016.

Republican Men Say It’s a Better Time to Be a Woman Than a Man

Sunday, January 22nd, 2017

Click Here to Read: Republican Men Say It’s a Better Time to Be a Woman Than a Man by Claire Cain Miller in The New York Times on January 17, 2017.

Dennis Halaszynski, 81, is a retired police captain in McKeesport, Pa., who voted for Donald J. Trump. “It’s easier being a woman today than it is a man,” he said.

CreditTom M. Johnson for The New York Times

Trump is following the authoritarian playbook

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Click Here to Read and View: Trump is following the authoritarian playbook by Ruth Ben-Ghiat on the CNN website on January 17, 2017

How Zionists Helped Destroy Segregation in Baltimore

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read: How Zionists Helped Destroy Segregation in Baltimore by Rafael Medoff on the Algemeiner Website on January 16, 2017.

Ben Hecht. Photo: Alchetron.

The Music Donald Trump Can’t Hear

Monday, January 16th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Music Donald Trump Can’t Hear By Adam Gopnik in The New Yorker on January 13, 2017.

There is an abyss between the man about to assume power and the best shared traditions of the country he represents.

PHOTOGRAPH BY TOM GATES / PICTORIAL PARADE / ARCHIVE PHOTOS / GETTY IMAGES

Archaeologists Discover New Possible Link To Anne Frank

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Archaeologists Discover New Possible Link To Anne Frank: A unique pendant found in a former Nazi death camp looks similar to one she owned by Willa Frej on the Huffington Post website on January 15, 2017.

One side of the pendant discovered in the Sobibór Nazi death camp along the route that once led to the gas chambers.

The Rules of the Game: A New Electoral System

Sunday, January 15th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  The Rules of the Game: A New Electoral System by Eric Maskin and Amartya Sen in the New York Review of Books in the January 19, 2017 Issue

‘The Electoral Vote: Now Let Us Look at It from Another Point of View’; illustration by Thomas Nast, 1876

The Three Paradoxes of Populism and Freudian Mass Psychology

Saturday, January 14th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Three Paradoxes of Populism and Freudian Mass Psychology By Eli Zaretsky on the Telegraph website on non January 9, 2017,

Demonstration “Freiheit statt Angst” 2009 (Creative Commons)

The Doctor Is In: Rescuing Freud from modern misunderstanding

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read: The Doctor Is In: Rescuing Freud from modern misunderstanding By Gail A. Hornstein from Time Magazine on the Standard website in the January 23, 2017 Issue.

Freud and son in Paris (1938)
Photo credit: Bettmann Archive / Getty Images

Time for Resolution: This Year We Save Democracy

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Click Here to Read:  Time for Resolution: This Year We Save Democracy by Jill Gentile on the Public Seminar website on January 11, 2017

Fireworks and the New York City skyline © Anthony Quintano | Flickr

Estela Welldon: ‘I speak my mind. Patients take that very well’

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Click Here To Read: Estela Welldon: ‘I speak my mind. Patients take that very well’: The radical forensic psychotherapist believes that behind all human perversion lies an envy of the pregnant woman’s body. She talks about her own traumatic life – and the dangers of her job by Kira Cochrane on the Guardian website on November 17, 2011.

Estela Welldon on Brighton beach. Photograph: Felix Clay