Archive | June, 2018

NYT: The Millennial Socialists Are Coming

June 30, 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/30/opinion/democratic-socialists-progressive-democratic-party-trump.html?partner=rss&emc=rss Part of the blue wave is red.

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As Trump Consolidates Power, Democrats Confront a Rebellion in Their Ranks

June 30, 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/30/us/politics/midterm-elections-democratic-party.html?partner=rss&emc=rss The looming battle over the Supreme Court opening highlights the fissure between establishment Democrats and activists pressing a liberal, anti-Trump agenda.

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Doctors: Is It Getting Harder to Care for Poor Patients?

June 28, 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/26/well/is-it-getting-harder-to-care-for-poor-patients.html?partner=rss&emc=rss We’ve been unable — or unwilling — to include social factors in how we support and pay doctors.

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America Is Guilty of Neglecting Kids: Our Own

June 28, 2018

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America Is Guilty of Neglecting Kids: Our Own https://nyti.ms/2IyxHTt

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White Supremacists’ Use of Campus Propaganda Is Soaring, Report Finds

June 28, 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/28/us/white-supremacist-groups-adl.html?partner=rss&emc=rss There were 292 reported cases of racist or otherwise bigoted fliers and posters at colleges in nine months, the Anti-Defamation League found.

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Why is suicide on the rise in the US – but falling in most of Europe?

June 28, 2018

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http://theconversation.com/why-is-suicide-on-the-rise-in-the-us-but-falling-in-most-of-europe-98366

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New data shows US hate crimes continued to rise in 2017

June 26, 2018

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http://theconversation.com/new-data-shows-us-hate-crimes-continued-to-rise-in-2017-97989

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A new world is dawning, and the US will no longer lead it

June 26, 2018

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http://theconversation.com/a-new-world-is-dawning-and-the-us-will-no-longer-lead-it-98362

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Police Killings Have Harmed Mental Health in Black Communities, Study Finds

June 21, 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/21/us/police-shootings-black-mental-health.html?partner=rss&emc=rss Killings of unarmed blacks were associated with measurable emotional distress among other African-Americans, researchers reported.

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Fewer Births Than Deaths Among Whites in Majority of U.S. States

June 20, 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/20/us/white-minority-population.html?partner=rss&emc=rss The pattern first started more than a decade ago. But lagging fertility rates and rising white mortality rates have sped demographic change.

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Poor Americans’ Mental Health Is Getting Worse – The Atlantic

June 19, 2018

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https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/06/poor-americans-really-are-in-despair/563105/

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Common Drugs May Be Contributing to Depression

June 19, 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/13/well/prescription-drugs-depression-suicide.html?partner=rss&emc=rss Over one-third of Americans take at least one medication with depression as a potential side effect, a new study reports.

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To survive our high-speed society, cultivate ‘temporal bandwidth’ | Alan Jacobs

June 16, 2018

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https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/jun/16/temporal-bandwith-social-media-alan-jacobs Our era of relentless social media and soundbites has caused us to lose sight of the past, and future It is hard to imagine a time more completely presentist than our own, more tethered to the immediate; and is hard to imagine a person more exemplary of our presentism than the current president of […]

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NYTimes: Why Aren’t More Men Working?

June 16, 2018

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Why Aren’t More Men Working? https://nyti.ms/2MxmNkm

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Sex and Drugs Decline Among Teens, but Depression and Suicidal Thoughts Grow

June 16, 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/14/health/youth-risk-depression-suicide-opioids.html?partner=rss&emc=rss The C.D.C.’s biannual survey of U.S. high school students also showed increases in bullying and declines in condom use.

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Contributing Op-Ed Writer: Suicide Rates Are Rising. What Should We Do About It?

June 11, 2018

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https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/11/opinion/suicide-rates-increase-anthony-bourdain-kate-spade.html?partner=rss&emc=rss Last year the National Institutes of Health spent more money researching dietary supplements than it did suicide and suicide prevention.

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