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The Activist Core of Psychoanalysis with Elizabeth Ann Danto at IPTAR

Posted September 24th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

IPTAR and The New School for Social Research
Are Proud to Present
ELIZABETH ANN DANTO, PH.D.,
“The Activist Core of Psychoanalysis”

November 14, 2015 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

On the 10 th Anniversary of the publication of Her Book “Freud’s Free Clinics-Psychoanalysis & Social Justice, l918-1938, Dr. Danto will present her on-going work that shows a strikingly different picture of Sigmund Freud and the early psychoanalytic movement. As she continues to probe archival and oral history sources (principally in Read the rest of this post »

Philosophy Thursday: Abraham Joshua Heschel

Posted September 24th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read: Abraham Joshua Heschel on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Abraham Joshua Heschel: A Prophet’s Prophet: Heschel aimed, through his writing and teaching, to shock modern people out of complacency and into a spiritual dimension By Robert M. Seltzer on the My Jewish Learning website.

Click Here to Read:  Abraham Joshua Heschel (1907 – 1972) on the Virtual Read the rest of this post »

75 years after his death, Vienna struggles to claim some of Freud’s legacy

Posted September 24th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: 75 years after his death, Vienna struggles to claim some of Freud’s legacy on the CTV News Website on on September 23, 2014

This is a 1931 file photo of Sigmund Freud, father of psychoanalysis, as he poses for sculptor Oscar Nemon in Vienna. (AP / File)

Click Here to Read: 75th anniversary of Sigmund Freud’s death on this website.

Click Here to Read: W.H. Auden’s Poem: In Memory of Sigmund Freud on this website.

Writer’s Wedneday: Bertold Brecht

Posted September 23rd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Writers Wednesday

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Click Here to Read: Bertolt Brecht on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read: Rescuing Brecht, Review of Bertolt Brecht: A literary life by Stephen Parker, Reviewed by Michael Hoffman in the Times Literary Supplement on August 13, 2014.

Click Here to Read: Bertolt Brecht (1898-1956) on imagi-nation website.

Click Here to Read: Epic Theatre Conventions by Justin Cash on the Drama Teacher website on March 17, 2014. Read the rest of this post »

What is the hedgehog’s dilemma?

Posted September 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Science News

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Click Here to Read: What is the hedgehog’s dilemma? This concept is said to be a metaphor for human intimacy, but is there any truth behind it? By Laura Moss on the Mother Nature Network on  September 18, 2015.

If these cute little hedgehogs get too close, would they really hurt each other? (Photo: Best dog photo/Shutterstock)

 

Leonard Cohen on Creativity, Hard Work, and Why You Should Never Quit Before You Know What It Is You’re Quitting

Posted September 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read: Leonard Cohen on Creativity, Hard Work, and Why You Should Never Quit Before You Know What It Is You’re Quitting by Maria Popova on the on the Brain Pickings Website.

‘Selfish,’ by Kim Kardashian West, and More

Posted September 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: ‘Selfish,’ by Kim Kardashian West, and More By Caitlin Flanagan in The New York Times on September 22, 2015.
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Is Depression Treatable with a Mobile Phone App?

Posted September 22nd, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: Is Depression Treatable with a Mobile Phone App? with David C. Mohr, Galit Atlas, Dror Ben-Zeev, Matthew Hertenstein in The New York Times on September 22, 2015.

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Movies Monday: Dumbo

Posted September 21st, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read: Dumbo on Wikipedia.

Click Here to View:  Dumbo on YouTube.

Click Here to Read: Dumbo (1941): Walt Disney’s Cartoon, ‘Dumbo,’ a Fanciful Delight, Opens at the Broadway — ‘You’ll Never Get Rich,’ With Fred Astaire and Rita Hayworth, Is Seen at the Music Hall — New Film at Palace By Bosley Crowther in The New York Times on October 24, 1941.

Click Here to Read: Dumbo Reviewed By Eric Henderson on the Slant Website on June 6, 2006. Read the rest of this post »

Laurie Anderson on New Work, HABEAS CORPUS

Posted September 21st, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, Movies, Music, Plays

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Click Here to Read: Laurie Anderson on New Work, HABEAS CORPUS: “I think meditators are the people who will understand this best” on the Garrison Institute website on September 21, 2015.

OxyContin Is Not for Kids

Posted September 21st, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: OxyContin Is Not for Kids By Peter Shumlin in The New York Times on September 21, 2015.

When Crime Pays: J&J’s Drug Risperdal

Posted September 21st, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials, General News

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Click Here to Read: When Crime Pays: J&J’s Drug Risperdal by Nicholas Kristof in The New York Times on September. 17, 2015.

Click Here to Read: Over the course of 20 years, Johnson & Johnson created a powerful drug, promoted it illegally to children and the elderly, covered up the side effects and made billions of dollars. This is the inside story.
By Steven Brill on the Huffington Post website.

Click Here to Read: J.&J. to Pay $2.2 Billion in Risperdal Settlement By Katie Thomas in The New York Times on November 4, 2013.

Alex Gorsky, C.E.O. of Johnson & JohnsonCreditBrian Snyder/Reuters

IPA Web News 13

Posted September 21st, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Click Here to Read: IPA Web News 13 on the International Psychoanalytical Association website.

U.S. Soldiers Told to Ignore Sexual Abuse of Boys by Afghan Allies

Posted September 21st, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: U.S. Soldiers Told to Ignore Sexual Abuse of Boys by Afghan Allies By Joseph Goldstein in The New York Times on September 20, 2015.

Dan Quinn was relieved of his Special Forces command after a fight with a U.S.-backed militia leader who had a boy as a sex slave chained to his bed. CreditKirsten Luce for The New York Times

Victor Jara (1932–1973): Died September 15, 1973

Posted September 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Music

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Click Here to Read:  Víctor Jara on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:   Biography of Victor Jara from the Encyclopedia of World Biography.

Click Here to View:  Victor Jara:  Te Recuerdo Amanda on YouTube.

Click Here To Listen To: Victor Jara Singing Cigarrito on YouTube.

Click Here to Listen to:  Arlo Guthrie Sings a Song About Victor Jara. Read the rest of this post »

Psychology Sunday: Leo Goldberger

Posted September 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Psychology Sunday

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Click Here to Read:  Leo Goldberger on Wikipeida.

Click Here to Read: Leo Goldberger on the NYU Department of Psychology website.

Click Here to Read: Memory and Tragedy: The Life of a Young Danish Jew during WWII on the Thanks to Scandanavia website.

Click Here to Read:  Handbook of Stress, 2nd Ed by edited by Leo Goldberger and Shlomo Read the rest of this post »

I (don’t) believe in God: A sermon for the Jewish new year

Posted September 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read: I (don’t) believe in God on the Beacon Hebrew Alliance Website.

Islam & the Future of Tolerance

Posted September 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video

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Click Here to Listen To: Islam & the Future of Tolerance with Sam Harris, Maajid Nawaz and Juliette Kayyem (moderator) on Sam Harris’s website on September 15, 2015.

Making Government Logical

Posted September 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Uncategorized

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Click Here to Read: Making Government Logical By Cass R. Sunstein in The New York Times on September 19, 2015.

Healthcare’s Y2K Moment Is October 1st – Are You Ready?

Posted September 20th, 2015 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: Healthcare’s Y2K Moment Is October 1st – Are You Ready? by Robert J. Szczerba on the Forbes Magazine website on September 16, 2015.

Using new classification codes, physicians will now have to access to a wealth of healthcare data to improve the overall quality of patient care. (Image source: Wikimedia Commons)