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Let’s talk about Hillary Clinton and the Historical Record – Nomi Prins

On March 10th, after eight days of anticipation, media and political uproar, the world fell privy to Hillary Clinton “breaking her silence” (aside from the stray tweet beforehand) regarding her decision to conduct government business from her personal clintonmail.com email address while Secretary of State – for ‘convenience’ purposes. There are basically two opinion camps that have formed around email-gate. …

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The Ethical Demise of the American Psychological Association – GEOFF GRAY

The conscience of the American Psychological Association (APA) is slowly dying as it facilitates torture, cheats its own members, and hussles junk science boondoggles to the defense industry. But the APA wasn’t always this way. Founded in the late 19th century by the intellectual giant William James and others, it had a proud history of advancing the science of psychology, …

Gary Null Show – 05.15.15

Joachim Hagopian (Hag-o-pian) has been a practicing clinical psychologist and counselor practicing in California for over 25 years, with an emphasis on disadvantaged youth, family abuse, the child welfare system and education. Joachim attended the US Military Academy at West Point through a Congressional appointment in the late 1960s.  After clashing with the system he was railroaded out at the …

Visions of a Positive Future vs Fixing a Pathological Present – Rob Kall

It is not enough to resist or fight the system and the problems that exist. It is absolutely inadequate to aim for repairing the symptoms of what is broken. We need big, positive visions which lift our sights higher, towards horizons where there are bright futures, not scotch tape and bubblegum fixes for the pathological system we currently inhabit. Back …

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American Psychological Association Bolstered C.I.A. Torture Program, Report Says – JAMES RISEN

The American Psychological Association secretly collaborated with the administration of President George W. Bush to bolster a legal and ethical justification for the torture of prisoners swept up in the post-Sept. 11 war on terror, according to a new report by a group of dissident health professionals and human rights activists. The report is the first to examine the association’s …

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PHD Study: Nature ‘Significantly’ Helps In Overcoming Disease

A study by Roger Ulrich, Ph.D. points out that attention to architectural details in a hospital setting, includingbuilding in elements of the natural environment, very significantly impact healing outcomes for patients. This includes having appropriate art, soothing music, and having plants around for a natural naturistic healing boost. If you’ve ever had to stay in a hospital for any length of …

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Does Happiness Lie Within?

I’m a great admirer of positive psychology, which has been a fantastic corrective to the traditional ‘disease model’ of psychology and has provided an extremely helpful examination of the different factors which constitute human well-being. However, I think there is one important aspect of human well-being which positive psychology has largely ignored. Positive psychologists have suggested that there are two main …