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How Should Therapists Handle Patients Seeking Stimulants?

Patients called with no time for curiosity. They wanted stimulants, and they wanted them now. Then we could talk.
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How One Group of Teachers Defended Academic Freedom

The opposition to the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1950s San Francisco may offer insight on strategies for supporting academic freedom.
Katz's Deli

The Genealogy of the Jewish Deli

The Jewish deli is a New York City tradition that has spread far beyond the city's limits. It's a tradition worthy of its own history.
Edvard Munch's "Anxiety"

How Anxiety Got Rebranded As Depression

Depression diagnoses have skyrocketed over the past 50 years, but not necessarily as result of underlying changes in our mental health.
Merry Christmas in Gaelic

How Irish Holidays Blend Catholic and Pagan Traditions

Many Irish holidays blend the Catholic faith with ancient Celtic tradition and mythology. Some original pagan holidays are still practiced in Ireland today.
Menorah

How Hanukkah Became “Jewish Christmas”

For most of the Jewish world, Hanukkah is a minor holiday. What happened in America?
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Sunrise between the stones at Stonehenge on the Winter Solstice in the mid 1980s.

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Celebrating Solstice the Ancient Greek Way

In the Western world, it’s now the holiday season. But why? Here’s a hint: It’s not because of Jesus’s ...
Santa at chimney

What Santa Claus Looks Like

Where does the figure of Santa Claus come from? Turns out the answer is not "the North Pole." And he's not just about Christianity, either.
Catholic school building

School Choice Since 1800

Donald Trump is putting forward a plan to massively increase the use of public money to pay students’ ...
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Teaching Trump: The Rise of the Crowd-Sourced Syllabus

With the rise of the crowd-sourced syllabus, such as the #FergusonSyllabus or #TrumpSyllabus, the digital age has expanded the scope of online learning.