Click Here to Read: Psychology Association’s Torture Link Fails “Do-No-Harm” Ethics By Roy Eidelson and Trudy Bond on the Truthout website on March 7, 2014.
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Click Here to Read: Reaching My Autistic Son Through Disney by Ron Suskind in The New York Times on March 7, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Germany refuses Xi Jinping’s request to visit Holocaust memorial sites during tour of Europe Beijing wanted trip to be part of Xi’s itinerary this month Patrick Boehler in South China Morning Post News on March 05, 2014.
A man walks through the Memorial to the Murdered Jews of Europe, Berlin’s largest Holocaust memorial. China had requested to include a visit to the memorial in President Xi Jinping’s (inset) visit to Germany this month. Photo: Reuters
Click Here to Read: Proof That Rejection Really Does Hurt on the Huffington Post website on March 6, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Pope offended by his own myth and mystique on the 8CBS8 website on March 05, 2014.
Pope Francis greets the crowd as he arrives for his weekly general audience in St. Peter’s Square at the Vatican, Wednesday, March 5, 2014. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
Click Here to Read: 1,500-year-old Roman gold coin unearthed at Chinese tomb by Cecilia Jamasmie on the SOTT.net website on October 29, 2013.
The coin found, like this one, is from the East Roman Empire era.
Click Here to Read: The Science of Selfies: How Pictures Help Us Claim Our Identity By Alan Boyle on the NBC News website.
Click Here To Read: Niagara Falls comes to a halt AGAIN: Millions of gallons of cascading water is frozen in bitter temperatures By Daily Mail Reporter on the Daily Mail website on March 4, 2014.
Frozen: Lights that usually reflect the water of Niagara Falls illuminate the ice after it froze over on Monday.
Click Here to Read: Devil in the detail: Janet Malcolm interview: How do you approach a journalist who is not only revered for the unsparing way in which she treats her own subjects, but who has also applied her razor-sharp analysis to the very nature of the interview process itself? Gaby Wood meets Janet Malcolm on the Telegraph website on July 28, 2013.
Janet Malcolm, the journalist, has been a staff writer at The New Yorker magazine since the 1960s Photo: Nina Subin
Click Here to Read: Kentucky Law Official Will Not Defend Ban on Same-Sex Marriage By Trip Gabriel in The New York Times on March 4, 2014.
Gov. Steven L. Beshear did not offer a defense of the marriage law, which was passed in 2004. Credit Gabriella Demczuk / The New York Times
Click Here to Read: Study: High suicide rates for soldiers in, out of war Gregg Zoroya on the USA TODAY website on March 3, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Before Crimea Was an Ethnic Russian Stronghold, It Was a Potential Jewish Homeland: Jews have lived in the area since ancient times, and leaders from Catherine the Great to Stalin encouraged their settlement there By Jeffrey Veidlinger on The Tablet website on March 4, 2014.
Three young men in a wheat field at the Ḥakla’i (Farmer) settlement, Dzhankoi, Ukraine, USSR, ca. 1920s. (YIVO Institute for Jewish Research, New York)
Click Here to Read: The psychology of hate: How we deny human beings their humanity From slavery to genocide, society has shown a terrifying ability to disregard the personhood of others. Here’s why by Nicholas Epley on the Salon website on March 2, 2014.
Chiwetel Ejiofor in “12 Years a Slave” (Credit: Fox Searchlight Pictures)
Click Here To Read: Blitspostn, Vebzaytlekh, Veblogs: The Rise of Yiddish Online By Ross Perlin on the Lexicon Valley website on February 27, 2014.
Idishe Velt is a popular Yiddish-language message board.
Click Here to Read: Mental Illness Risk Higher for Children of Older Fathers, Study Finds By Benedict Carey in The New York Times on February 26, 2014.
Click Here to Read: What Ever Happened to Plain Old Apocalypse? by Ira Chernus on the Tom Dispatch.com website on February 25, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Professor talks psychoanalysis and history by David Kurkovskiy on the Yale Daily News website on February 26, 2014.
Click Here to Read: Still Living the Dream – and Explaining By Matthew Blanchard and Katelyn Zmigrodski on the Teacher’s College Columbia University Website on February 24, 2014.
Psychoanalytic Fair participants, from left: Mary Birarelli,Michael Levy, Marianne Tramelli,Aurelie Athan,Marie Hansen,Naomi Naiztat, Matthew Blanchard and Megha Sardana
Click Here to Read: On Why I Take Yiddish BY Dani Plung on the New Voices website on November 27, 2013.|
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