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Entries by Stanton Peele from 11/2012

Miracle on 14th St.

| Posted 11.01.2012 | New York

People really do help out -- certainly in a small community environment, which the West Village is within the larger city. Or maybe emergencies bring out the best in people. Or maybe New Yorkers have hearts of gold.

We Need a Conceptual Breakthrough in the War on Drugs

| Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics

Among the misconceptions fostered by AA and the disease theory of addiction is the idea of "hitting bottom" -- that there is some objective state beneath which no human being will go. The same is true in our misconceptions about what will end our war on drugs.

Who Is the Most Reality Challenged -- Democrats or Republicans?

| Posted 11.28.2012 | Politics

Neither major American political party is capable of recognizing the U.S.' growing isolation from the rest of the world in facing the Palestinian conflict.