This article was originally posted on Tikkun Daily on February 23, 2011.
The latest census figures (9/28/2010) have resulted in such mainstream articles as “New Vow: I Don’t Take Thee” in the Wall Street Journal, “Marriage Rate Falls to About 50% As People Say Institution Is Obsolete” in Bloomberg, and “Recession Rips at US Marriages, Expands Income Gap” from AP. The articles cite census figures showing that US marriages fell to record lows in 2009.Read more
This article written with Tess Fraad-Wolff was originally posted on Truthout.
Massive social changes in the US labor force and in commerce have transformed the economy and powerfully affected personal relationships. Since 1970, we have changed from being a society of people connected in groups of every kind to a society of people who are too often disconnected, detached and alienated from one another.Read more
There's a reason psychiatrists prescribe drugs rather than talking therapy: the latter makes no money for pharmaceutical firms.Read more
This article was originally posted on Tikkun Daily Blog.
The global Catholic Church is confronting an extraordinary crisis not faced since the Reformation, which began with sharp criticisms of the Church and ended with a schism out of which emerged the establishment of a separate Protestant Church.Read more
Harriet Fraad and Rick Wolff describe both the economic and the psychological dimensions of the current crisis in jobs, markets, and housing in an encore broadcast of Against the Grain. LISTEN HERE