Edvard Munch’s Scream isn’t screaming, but rather hearing a scream

by Anita Singh Telegraph edited by O Society Mar 22, 2019 Look at Edvard Munch’s Scream and what do you see? According to the British Museum, you may have it all wrong. Many people believe it shows a man screaming. Not so, says the museum, which is about to display a black and white print of the image. … Continue reading Edvard Munch’s Scream isn’t screaming, but rather hearing a scream

The Myth of America Meritocracy

    https://youtu.be/meiU6TxysCg What happens when you pay two monkeys unequally? by Ron Unz American Conservative (PDF) edited by O Society Mar 21, 2019 Just before the Labor Day weekend, a front page New York Timesstory broke the news of the largest cheating scandal in Harvard University history, in which nearly half the students taking a … Continue reading The Myth of America Meritocracy

Sex, Empathy, Jealousy: How Emotions And Behavior Of Other Primates Mirror Our Own

A chimpanzee hugs her newborn at Burgers' Zoo in Arnhem, Netherlands, in 2010. Over the course of his long career, primatologist Frans de Waal has become convinced that primates and other animals express emotions similar to human emotions. AFP/Getty Images by Terry Gross Fresh Air Mar 19, 2019 edited by O Society When Frans de Waal … Continue reading Sex, Empathy, Jealousy: How Emotions And Behavior Of Other Primates Mirror Our Own

The Psychology of Getting Julian Assange, Part 3 – Wikileaks and Russiagate: Trust Us, We’re The CIA

by Lissa Johnson New Matilda edited by O Society Mar 21, 2019 In the third of her special investigative series on Julian Assange, clinical psychologist Lissa Johnson sheds a little more light on the ways the world’s most consistently dishonest state co-opted so many otherwise intelligent people into shooting the messenger. Julian Assange is in … Continue reading The Psychology of Getting Julian Assange, Part 3 – Wikileaks and Russiagate: Trust Us, We’re The CIA

The Psychology Of Getting Julian Assange, Part 2: The Court Of Public Opinion And The Blood-Curdling Untold Story

written by Lissa Johnson New Matilda edited by O Society Mar 20, 2019 In her ongoing special investigation into the detention of Julian Assange, Lissa Johnson turns to the art of smear, and how to corrupt a judicial system. On Friday 14th February, the Editor in Chief of news website Consortium News, Joe Lauria, visited Sydney to … Continue reading The Psychology Of Getting Julian Assange, Part 2: The Court Of Public Opinion And The Blood-Curdling Untold Story

Poll: Half of Americans say Trump is victim of a ‘witch hunt’ as trust in Mueller erodes

Susan Page and Deborah Barfield Berry, USA TODAY March 19, 2019 After almost two years, Mueller's Russia investigation status can be confusing. Here's an overview of the central question, and what we know. WASHINGTON – Amid signs special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian election interference may be near its conclusion, a new USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll finds … Continue reading Poll: Half of Americans say Trump is victim of a ‘witch hunt’ as trust in Mueller erodes

The Psychology Of Getting Julian Assange, Part 1: What’s Torture Got To Do With It?

By Lissa Johnson New Matilda edited by O Society Mar 19, 2019 In the first part of a New Matilda investigative series, clinical psychologist Lissa Johnson exposes the ‘science’ behind the hunt for Julian Assange, and the tactics those in power use to keep you in the dark. Rallies will be held in Sydney and Melbourne … Continue reading The Psychology Of Getting Julian Assange, Part 1: What’s Torture Got To Do With It?