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James Davies's top 10 psychiatry critiques

James Davies's top 10 psychiatry critiques | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
The author of Cracked selects a battery of books that challenge received wisdom about mental illness and how to treat it
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How not to talk about the crisis in higher ed

How not to talk about the crisis in higher ed | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
(You may, for your amusement, speculate where the seven swearwords I originally employed in this piece originally resided. My original reaction was considerably less charitable to Mr. Yglesias.) No...
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Wikipedia’s Women Problem by James Gleick | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books

Wikipedia’s Women Problem by James Gleick | NYRblog | The New York Review of Books | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
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Versobooks.com | Margaret Thatcher's funeral: an act of coercion

Versobooks.com | Margaret Thatcher's funeral: an act of coercion | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
By Jacqueline Rose Orginally published at Comment is Free She is not to be mourned. Which does not mean, either, that we should be dancing on her grave. Nor that grief is inappropriate for those who may have been close to her.
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'There is no right to protest': Montreal police deny Charter rights | rabble.ca

'There is no right to protest': Montreal police deny Charter rights | rabble.ca | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
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The new propaganda is liberal. The new slavery is digital

The new propaganda is liberal. The new slavery is digital | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
As Leni Riefenstahl said: "Propaganda always wins if you allow it".
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The Case for Working With Your Hands - NYTimes.com

The Case for Working With Your Hands - NYTimes.com | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
Changes in the economy have had the surprising effect of making the manual trades more attractive as careers.
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'Illuminated in its Lurid Light: Criminalization, Political Repression, and Dissent in the UK'

'Illuminated in its Lurid Light: Criminalization, Political Repression, and Dissent in the UK' | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
'Illuminated in its Lurid Light: Criminalization, Political Repression, and Dissent in the UK'
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All in this together: the corporate capture of public health | BMJ

All in this together: the corporate capture of public health | BMJ | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
Resisting regulation through “voluntary cooperation”Companies, understandably, seek a regulatory environment that allows them to thrive.
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An Open Letter To Zoe Saldana: On The Hollywood Machine and Artist Responsibility

An Open Letter To Zoe Saldana: On The Hollywood Machine and Artist Responsibility | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
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Chris Hedges: The S&M Election - Truthdig

Chris Hedges: The S&M Election - Truthdig | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
I learned at the age of 10, when I was shipped off to a New England boarding school where the hazing of younger boys was the principal form of recreation, that those who hunger for power are psychopathic bastards.
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Most Canadian sex assault victims have little faith in justice system, survey says | Toronto Star

Most Canadian sex assault victims have little faith in justice system, survey says | Toronto Star | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
A majority of the sexual abuse victims did not even bother filing a complaint with the police, the government survey says.
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Steve Bell on Barack Obama, Guantánamo Bay and drones – cartoon

Steve Bell on Barack Obama, Guantánamo Bay and drones – cartoon | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
The US president has pledged a new push to close the Cuban prison amid a growing prisoner hunger strike
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grinding.be » Blog Archive » have I told you about how nerds destroy the world? no joke.

grinding.be » Blog Archive » have I told you about how nerds destroy the world? no joke. | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
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Melbourne University union officials pass motion to celebrate the death of Margaret Thatcher

Melbourne University union officials pass motion to celebrate the death of Margaret Thatcher | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
THE University of Melbourne Student Union has passed a motion to celebrate the death of former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher, a move which has angered some students.
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First Listen: DJ Koze, 'Amygdala' : NPR

First Listen: DJ Koze, 'Amygdala' : NPR | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
In the so-serious world of underground dance music, Hamburg producer and trickster DJ Koze isn't afraid to bring the quirk. His largely collaborative new album may seem willfully off-kilter but feels just right.
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The Quietus | Opinion | Wreath Lectures | 2012: The Year The Establishment Didn't Crumble

The Quietus | Opinion | Wreath Lectures | 2012: The Year The Establishment Didn't Crumble | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
In the second of our Wreath Lectures, Alex Niven looks back over the strange year that was 2012, and asks why there hasn't been more of a kick against the
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notes for the coming community: DISCIPLINE AND PUBLISH

notes for the coming community: DISCIPLINE AND PUBLISH | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
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Record number of police expected at intersections on Wednesday

Record number of police expected at intersections on Wednesday | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
The Montreal police are getting ready for a record pedestrian safety campaign, with over 50 officers ready to put on white gloves and man 50 intersections across the city Wednesday morning.
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In Praise of Leisure - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education

In Praise of Leisure - The Chronicle Review - The Chronicle of Higher Education | Other people's thoughts | Scoop.it
Productivity was meant to be a means, not an end. There's more to life, and we need to rediscover it.
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