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Do Black Lives Matter? – A Freudian View

Do Black Lives Matter? – A Freudian View The murder of George Floyd at the hands of the police in Minneapolis reminded me of another incident in the UK, which I wrote about in 2004 (and is reprinted below). Those of us who think that the shameful lack of empathy and humaneness (as one US […]

Freud’s English Home

Freud found something congenial about England. For some reason he felt at home here; feeling an almost instinctual rapport with the country.

The Tory Power Stance: A Developmental Perspective

The ‘Tory Power Stance’, as it has been dubbed, is a pose designed to project masculine power and authority. Various hypotheses have been offered as to the origin of the pose and what it might signify. In this paper Ivan Ward offers an alternative view.