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Neoliberalism is creating loneliness. That’s what’s wrenching society apart

What greater indictment of a system could there be than an epidemic of mental illness? Yet plagues of anxiety, stress, depression, social phobia, eating disorders, self-harm and loneliness now strike people down all over the world. The latest, catastrophic figures for children’s mental health in …

Mental Health

Danny Meyer Just Single-Handedly Made the Apple Watch Relevant to the Hospitality Industry

NYC restaurateur, Shake Shack founder, and millionaire Danny Meyer is having a good week. He’s invested in a home-cooked food delivery start-up, introduced paid parental leave for all of his employees, and today almost single-handedly made the Apple Watch — a very expensive trophy gadget at best — …

Hospitality

Meet The Man Who Lives Normally With Damage to 90% of His Brain

The father of two lives a normal life.<p>A French man who lives a relatively normal, healthy life - despite damaging 90 percent of his brain - is …

Economic inequality is the cause and the consequence of our racial problems

The eruption of community protests that followed the killings of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile last week placed the spotlight once again on racial disparities in American society. But one aspect that again received less attention than it deserved is economic disparity. That's important …

The real Wolf of Wall Street: Why Donald Trump is so popular with the richest investors

Top investors who back Trump don’t care about the economy, they (wrongly) think he can make them richer<p>On Wednesday, hedge fund billionaire Robert Mercer, Ted Cruz’s former sugar daddy, announced that he had formed a Super PAC for wealthy Republicans who were too cowardly to own up to being Trump …

Why is finding a therapist so hard? Meet the mental health matchmaker

“You should try therapy!” is a suggestion that I realized, after maybe too long, most people don’t take as a compliment. I think therapy is great: what thoughtful, smart person wouldn’t benefit from taking some time for careful examination of their feelings and how they interact with the world? No …

Mental Health

Study: No scientific basis for laws on marijuana and driving

WASHINGTON (AP) — Six states that allow marijuana use legal tests to determine driving while impaired by the drug that have no scientific basis, according to a study by the nation's largest automobile club that calls for scrapping those laws.<p>The study commissioned by AAA's safety foundation said …

Small Brain Area Plays Key Role in Making Everyday Decisions

<b>Area’s neurons then can re-map to make different decisions when circumstances change.</b><p>Choosing what shirt to buy, what to order for lunch or whether …

Custom Cam: The Best Professional iPhone Camera App Yet

Videographer and photographer Daan van de Westelaken was on a quest to find the perfect camera app for his iPhone. It's one thing to have all the …

The Addictive Personality Isn't What You Think It Is

<i>In her new book Maia Szalavitz recalls her behavior as a child in school and at home. Anxious, bright and slightly obsessive, she didn't seem to fit</i> …

The Middle East after ISIS

Islamic State Militants in al-Raqqa<p><i>This week we begin a two part series on a post-ISIS Middle East. In Part I we look at "The Middle East after ISIS." Next week, in Part II, we examine whether a post-ISIS Middle East can be stabilized and what role, if any, the U.S. and its allies can play.</i><p>By all …

10 Tips for Staying Sober During Difficult Times

<b>Self-care is critically important, especially in early recovery. Here are some methods to stay balanced, for 12 steppers and non-12 steppers alike.</b><p>My …

How to record phone calls on iPhone, no jailbreak or additional apps required

Apple’s gone to great lengths to guarantee the privacy of your phone calls. For instance, when you call someone or receive a call, audio from the …

10 Web Scraping Tools to Extract Online Data

Web Scraping tools are specifically developed for extracting information from websites. They are also known as web harvesting tools or web data …

Life Is Hell After Narcan, Heroin’s Miracle Cure

The media is hooked on stories of overdoses being magically reversed by wonder drug naloxone, but what follows is arrests, pain, and more …

'Free' Trade, Jobs And Income Inequality: It's Not As Easy As We Might Think

<i>Cheap imports, offshoring of production and the global expansion of financial markets have driven U.S. corporate and financial profits to</i> …

Traditional Economics Failed. Here's a New Blueprint.

<i>By Eric Liu and Nick Hanauer</i><p>Politics in democracy can be understood many ways, but on one level it is the expression of where people believe their …

ISIS' backup plan is falling apart

The Combating Terrorism Center report, published Thursday, said the terrorist group ISIS suffered "setbacks" in Libya and is struggling to expand there.<p>The West Point center noted that there's no doubt that ISIS will remain a "violent threat" in Libya as it's targeted in Iraq and Syria.<p>But the …

Middle East

You Don't Have a Procrastination Problem, You Have an Impulsivity Problem

Procrastination is like bad signal or crappy Wi-Fi. Everyone deals with it, but most of us don’t understand how it works. Here’s the key: It’s not …

Procrastination

7 Reading Tips for People with ADD/ADHD

Despite my intense desire to read pretty much everything ever written, my neurobiology sometimes makes this task challenging. I have an exceedingly …

Getting Things Done Without Getting Bogged Down

Every day we are confronted with endless information, interruptions, distractions, work, and other stuff. All of this butts up against the one thing …

How Does Caffeine Affect ADHD?

<b>Introduction</b><p>You may have heard that people with ADHD drink coffee to calm down. Well actually, according to research, this statement can be proven …

The Illusion of Free Will and Mental Illness Stigma

We haven't evolved to have any deep understanding of the human mind.<p>Why we shouldn't persist with outdated ideas of a separate and irreducible …

After Neoliberalism

This year is shaping up to be the most unconventional moment in American politics in a generation. A race that mere months ago seemed to promise yet …

What's changed and changing about (American) politics?

The three party system - "There are three major political forces in contemporary politics in developed countries: tribalism, neoliberalism and …

Central Banking, Neoliberalism, and the “Fall of the Personalist Left” | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<b>Central Bank Governors Are Liars</b><p><i>By Prof Michel Chossudovsky and Washington’s Blog, March 04 2016</i><p>Central Banks are complicit in the manipulation of …

EDGES BLOG: CSC Interview with Daniel Zamora

The Cultural Studies Program’s colloquium (CSC) series features talks by distinguished scholars from across the disciplines. Graduate student <b>Dave</b> …

Income Inequality

Distracted by doughnuts: How your brain works against your best intentions

<b>(CNN) —</b> Have you ever tried to stop yourself from doing something, but were unable to summon up the willpower? A new study finds your brain might be working against your best intentions, and scientists think they might know what could help you unlock your better self.<p>We've all seen it happen. Some …

Having Neanderthal DNA Linked to Depression and Nicotine Addiction

We know that neanderthals and humans interbred, and that some people carry the genetic markers of that interbreeding. A new study looks at what it …

Genetics

Best video editing apps for iPhone and iPad

Long gone are the days where video editing has to take hours and involve your Mac. Thanks to the iPhone and iPad, I’ve put together some awesome, professional-looking video. Depending on what your needs are, and how much control you want over the process, these are currently the best video editing …