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News from sources outside of our network that might be interesting for our network members, for example information about conferences, or newsletters about topics related to dignity and humiliation.

“The Code Not Taken: The Path From Guild Ethics to Torture and Our Continuing Choices — Canadian Psychological Association John C. Service Member of the Year Award Address”

Dear HumanDHS Friends and Colleagues!

You may find this article very interesting! I’m a great admirer of Ken Pope’s efforts.

Linda Hartling

From Ken Pope:

My article — “The Code Not Taken:  The Path From Guild Ethics to Torture… Continue reading

Bankers and the Neuroscience of Greed

Another article from 2012 which is important still today:

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2012/jul/02/bankers-greed-brain-changes

Excerpt:

Researchers at Tilburg University showed that people made to feel more powerful cheated more when they believed themselves to be unobserved. Power also made ordinary people more hypocritical… Continue reading

NYT article: “Compassion Made Easy”, by David de Steno

Dear friends,

I’d like to share an excerpt from this New York Times article from July 14, 2012:

“ALL the major religions place great importance on compassion. Whether it’s the parable of the
good Samaritan in Christianity, Judaism’s “13 attributes… Continue reading

NYT Book Review: “College”, by Andrew Delbanco

Dear friends,

this book is from 2012, but it still caught my attention: Michael S. Roth’s NYT review of the book

COLLEGE – What It Was, Is, and Should Be

By Andrew Delbanco

229 pp. Princeton University Press. $24.95.

Excerpt… Continue reading

AMARC condemns ruling on 377 in India, calls on members to rally behind the right to identity

Dear friends,

thank you for taking attention of the following AMARC Press Release:

PRESS RELEASE

 

AMARC condemns ruling on 377 in India, calls on members to rally behind the right to identity

December 18, 2013, Kathmandu. The World Association… Continue reading

Roundtable Breakfast, NYC, Dec. 5: Urban Peacemaking – The Red Hook Community Justice Experience in Brooklyn

Forwarded from the NYC-DR Listserve:

 

Dear Members of the NYC-DR Listserve,

We would like to let you know about our upcoming event:

Roundtable Breakfast – Urban Peacemaking: The Red Hook Community Justice Experience in Brooklyn

to take place at… Continue reading

International Campaign to Stop Rape and Gender Violence in Conflict

Forwarded message from the Coalition for the International Criminal Court:

Dear Coalition members,We were informed about a new International Campaign to Stop Rape & Gender Violence in Conflict led by the Peace Laureates of the Nobel Women’s Initiative and an… Continue reading

Why Are Associate Professors So Unhappy?

June 3, 2012
http://chronicle.com/article/Why-Are-Associate-Professors/132071/

Lisa DeJong for The Chronicle

Three associate professors at the College of Wooster (from left, Amy Jo Stavnezer, Judith Amburgey-Peters, and Susan Lehman) have formed a support group to help guide one another through the difficult… Continue reading

Earth Is Headed for Disaster, Interdisciplinary Team of Scientists Concludes

http://chronicle.com/article/Earth-Is-Headed-for-Disaster/132165/
June 6, 2012
By Paul Basken

An interdisciplinary group of 22 scientists, combining paleontological evidence with ecological modeling, has concluded that the earth appears headed toward catastrophic and irreversible environmental changes.

Creative Maladjustment Week! (July 7-July 14, 2013)

TODAY, we at MindFreedom International are PROUD to announce the launch of a brand new website to promote what promises to be the biggest and most fantastically creative mad pride event the world has ever seen: the inaugural CREATIVE MALADJUSTMENT… Continue reading