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The Left Eats Another Progressive Champion

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Planned Parenthood has just sidelined one of the most strategic thinkers, unflinching fighters, and accomplished leaders in reproductive health and rights. Continue reading

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Cascadia and the End of Roe

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There are two ways to reduce unmet need for abortion: Increase abortion access or reduce unwanted and mistimed pregnancies. US federal protection of a woman’s right to abortion will effectively end in 2022. Even if the Supreme Court shocks close … Continue reading

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Buddha, Abraham, Jesus, Muhammed – Larger-than-life historic figures or largely legends? Part 2

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The origins and adaptations of every sect in human history are textbook examples of Darwinian theory in action. (See Part 1 of this series here.) We all know that gods don’t actually have to exist for religions to spring up … Continue reading

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Why Your Woke Therapist May Be Doing You More Harm Than Good

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(adapted for CTA from An Excess of Woke Thinking May Harm Mental Health or Relationships at Valerietarico.com) Popular forms of social justice activism are creeping into psychology training programs and therapist offices. Even if woke theory is your preferred path to … Continue reading

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An Excess of Woke Thinking May Harm Mental Health or Relationships

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Some far left sociocultural norms and habits of thought contradict what we know about healthy relationships and emotional regulation. As a psychologist, I sometimes ponder how cultural trends relate to personal growth and mental health. One such current in my … Continue reading

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