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The year in music: Favorite recordings of 2013

Posted December 27th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Music

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Click Here to Read:  The year in music: Favorite recordings of 2013 By our reporters on The World Socialist Web Site on  December 27, 2013.

Bill Calahan

Animation legend Hayao Miyazaki under attack in Japan for anti-war film

Posted December 27th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Movies

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Click Here to Read:    Japanese director’s new film is a box office success but its themes, and his outspokenness, have drawn fierce criticism from nationalists by Jeremy Blum on the South China Morning Post on   August 13m  2013,

 

E.R. Costs for Mentally Ill Soar, and Hospitals Seek Better Way

Posted December 27th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  E.R. Costs for Mentally Ill Soar, and Hospitals Seek Better Way By Julie Creswell in The New York Times on December 25, 2013.

Jeremy M. Lange for The New York Times

Michael Lyons, a paramedic, and his partner prepare to screen a man with a known history of mental illness in Wake County, N.C.

Register Now! Symposium 2015: Brain, Mind, and Body

Posted December 27th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Announcements

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Just two days away. There was a recent error to the paypal button, which had the student rate at $1,000!. It is not corrected to $100 for students and candidates, $175 for regular admission.

Symposium 2015: Brain, Mind, and Body

March 21, 2015
Goldwurm Auditorium, Mount Sinai Medical Center
1425 Madison Avenue

Click Here to Register:  for Symposium 2015.

Click Here to Read: Flyer for Symposium 2015 with Program Description and Schedule.

Philosophy Thursday: Stanley Cavell

Posted December 26th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books, Movies, Philosophy Thursday

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Click Here to Read:  Must We Mean What We Say? On Stanley Cavell by Charles Petersen on the N+1 website.

Click Here to Read: Psychoanalysis and Cinema:  Moments of Letters from an Unknown Woman from the book entitled  Contesting Tears:  The Hollywood Melodrama of the Unknown Woman by Stanley Cavell on the Film and Philosophy website.

Click Here to Read:  Stanley Cavell on Wikipedia.

Investing in the nation’s health

Posted December 25th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read:  Investing in the nation’s health By Francis S. Collins in the Wall Street Journal on  December 24. 2013.

Francis S. Collins

 

Christmas Group Therapy

Posted December 25th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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For the Mentally Ill, Finding Treatment Grows Harder

Posted December 25th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: For the Mentally Ill, Finding Treatment Grows Harder: New health-care law may add to crunch for enough treatment by Gary Fields and Jennifer Corbett Dooren in the Wall Street Journal on December 20, 2013.

WSJ reporter Gary Fields discusses his series about the shortage of treatment for the mentally ill and its impact on families, communities and the criminal justice system.

The Arc of Justice and the Long Run

Posted December 25th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:  The Arc of Justice and the Long Run By Rebecca Solnit on the Reader Support News website on  December 14, 2013.

It’s the Most Unknowable Time of the Year

Posted December 25th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read:   It’s the Most Unknowable Time of the Year By Gary Shteyngart  in The New York Times on  December 24, 2013.

As New Services Track Habits, the E-Books Are Reading You

Posted December 25th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read:  As New Services Track Habits, the E-Books Are Reading You by David  Strietfeld In The New York Times on December 24, 2013.

Scribd engineers at work in San Francisco.

Peter  Dasilva for the New York Times

 

A New Focus on Depression

Posted December 24th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: General News

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Click Here to Read: A New Focus on Depression By Richard A. Friedman, M.D. in The New York Times on December 23, 2013.

Google Glass Film Spotlights Crown Heights

Posted December 24th, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Movies

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Click Here to Read and View:  Google Glass Film Spotlights Crown Heights:  A first-person look at the neighborhood’s Hasidic and West Indian communities By Lauren Schwartzberg on The Tablet website on December 23, 2013.

Dali: Psychoanalysis Visualized

Posted December 23rd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Art, Papers

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Click Here to Read:  Dali: Psychoanalysis Visualized by Sandra Carroll on the What is Psychoanalysis website.

Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (Premonition of Civil War).

In No One We Trust

Posted December 23rd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Editorials

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Click Here to Read:  In No One We Trust By Joseph E. Stiglitz in The New York Times on December 21, 2013.

Sociology Monday: Robert Michels

Posted December 23rd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Sociology Monday

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Click Here to Read:  Robert Michels on Wikipedia.

Click Here to Read:  Robert Michels and the Iron Law of Oligarchy Pamela S. Tolbert on the Cornell University ILR Digital Commons website.

Click Here to Read:  A look at Michels’s Iron Law of  Oligarchy on the NetScape Website.

 

James Joyce’s Ulysses

Posted December 23rd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Audio/Video, Books

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Click Here to View:  James Joyce’s Ulysses Documentary Full on YouTube.

Click Here to View:  James Joyce – The Trial of Ulysses (2000).

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#11 of 13 Most Popular Galleries of 2013: The Ruins of Normandy

Posted December 23rd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Photography

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Click Here to View: #11 of 13 Most Popular Galleries of 2013: The Ruins of Normandy in 1944 on Yahoo.com.

Peter O’Toole, 1932-2013

Posted December 23rd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Obituaries

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Click Here to Read:  “I will stir the smooth sands of monotony:” Peter O’Toole, 1932-2013 By Paul Bond on the World Socialist Web Site on December 23, 2013.

Peter O’Toole in Lawrence of Arabia 1962

Who Didn’t Kill JFK?

Posted December 22nd, 2013 by Tamar Schwartz
Categories: Books

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Click Here to Read: Who Didn’t Kill JFK? Kennedy’s presidency and assassination seem more elusive as the decades pass by Beverly Gage in The Nation on December 17, 2013.

Kennedys arrive at Dallas November 22, 1963