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Obama: "I could win a third term!"

For those who don’t know, Obama is visiting his home country, Kenya, in his home continent, Africa.

Yesterday, July 28, 2o15, in a speech to the African Union, he criticized African leaders who wouldn’t step aside at the end of their term of office. 154 more words

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Why I Love Research

Being a psychology major, one of the requirements for my school is taking 2 courses surrounding the topic of research methods/statistics. I started out that journey hearing horror stories of how difficult it was, how much work and time and energy went into it, how I’d have to conduct my own study and write a paper about my research, not to mention the fact that being a junior and knowing I wanted to work with eating disorders and addictions I had absolutely no interest in doing any sort of research. 619 more words

When American psychologists use their skills for torture

At 11am on July 2, my friend and colleague, Steven Reisner, and I met with the board of the American Psychological Association (APA). The board had just received… 1,106 more words

Membership has its Privileges

I was recently interviewed by the lovely and vivacious Melissa Maleske, Senior Reporter for Law 360, for an article entitled “How to Stop Hating Your BigLaw Life” – and you can read it… 487 more words

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Ethics Director Among Top Psychologists Who Aided CIA Torture and Cover-Up

By Claire Bernish | ANTIMEDIA | July 13, 2015

An alarming recent report revealed not only that prominent psychologists colluded with the Department of Defense and CIA to create a framework of justification for appalling and inexcusable torture, but the person…

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He thought about writing something serious but ended up with this instead

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I hate to have to be the one to tell you this, but someone’s after your behind.

“Who?”

“Scott.”

“Scott? I don’t know any Scott.” 572 more words

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Must we have a new government before war crimes prosecution for torture ?


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The Central Intelligence Agency’s health professionals repeatedly criticized the agency’s post-Sept. 11 interrogation program, but their protests were rebuffed by prominent outside psychologists who lent credibility to the program, according to a new report.

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