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  • Recovery, not cureReuel S. Amdur
    July 24, 2013

    In 1937, Albert Deutsch published Mental Illness in America, a history of the condition and its treatment. He noted that at the turn of the last century the mental health landscape was shaped by what he called the cult of cure. One institution after another boasted large numbers of cured patients. The cures were, of course, illusory. Cure is no longer the goal of treatment of mental illness.

  • The lessons from a resignationReuel S. Amdur
    July 24, 2013

    Brent Rathgeber's resignation from the Tory caucus raises several issues. What does it mean for Harper's firm control over everything? What are the implications of what Rathgeber said about the Prime Minister's Office and the Duffy affair? And is control by party leaders in general too tight on caucus?

  • The case against FrackingReuel S. Amdur
    August 9, 2013

    "Fifteen years ago I witnessed a massive boiling, exploding ball of gas that had just leveled a building, killing 11 people, most of them teenagers. I thought I had learned how dangerous natural gas can be. I was wrong." Those were the introductory words by Jennifer Burke, from a sermon recently delivered at Ottawa's First Unitarian Congregation. In university, she studied biology and ecology, and she has lived in places where fracking is going on.

  • Fighting terrorism, the Harper wayReuel S. Amdur
    August 24, 2013

    Last May, Tory MP Devinder Shorey introduced a private member's bill, C-425. It is now before the House. There are three elements in the bill.

  • Gander is part of the US rendition expressReuel S. Amdur
    August 24, 2013

    Gander has been a way-station for CIA rendition flights secretly headed for Guantánamo and to overseas destinations. British academics from Kent and Kingston Universities have put together a detailed account of flights, identifying the specific airplanes used, their trajectories, names of companies involved (in many cases shell companies belonging to the CIA), dates of departure from Gander and return, starting points, and destinations.

  • Canada's place in the worldReuel S. Amdur
    August 25, 2013

    There is a continuing on-and-off controversy about Canada's sometimes plan to purchase a fleet of F35 fighter jets.

  • Palestine/Israel: The mirage of a peace settlementReuel S. Amdur
    August 25, 2013

    What can we make of the 2000 new housing units that Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu has authorized for the West Bank and East Jerusalem? There are several factors.

  • The future of psychiatryReuel S. Amdur
    August 25, 2013

    "The future is not what it used to be." That is how Dr. Simon Hatcher began his recent presentation at the Royal Ottawa Hospital.

  • Those disappearing jobsReuel S. Amdur
    August 25, 2013

    Paul Craig Roberts calls them "banksters"-rhymes with "gangsters".

  • Surviving with FibromyalgiaReuel S. Amdur
    September 8, 2013

    Over the years I have had the occasional client suffering from fibromyalgia. I have one right now. I am a social worker in private practice who assists people in appealing disability applications rejected under such programs as the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP), CPP, and Régie des rentes du Québec. That is how I come to encounter them.

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