Category Archives: sh!t is f#cked

Chokehold: Stop and Frisk


Stop-and-frisks are brutal assertions of police dominance on African American men, through sexual harassment, torture and even terrorism. Continue reading

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How I feel – A tribe Called Red


And it’s hard to listen- but listen
Cause it’s much harder living it than listening…
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Wonder Woman at the UN


    Next instalment – Dainius Pras reveals his superpowers…

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Psychiatry’s Identity Crisis ?


Op-Ed piece in New York Times by Psychiatrist and Psychopharmacologist Richard A. Friedman on the limitations of his own profession’s claims to being the world’s foremost authority and body of knowledge  but yet limits its own understanding of the struggles … Continue reading

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you see all kinds of weird shit


  Hector DeJean, played by Rhys Ifans, is a stereotypical hard-ass-jerk character in “Berlin Station”, here he’s being interviewed/ interrogated  for an investigation into an “op” that went “bad”. This is his response to being asked : Tell me more … Continue reading

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Experiences of being a psychiatric patient in the community, reclassified as “other’’


What’s it like being designated as a “psychiatric patient” reclassified from human being to “case” ? I wonder, even,  how many of you have even met a clinician who could be bothered to ask. Here’s one who does ask, Janecke Thesen … Continue reading

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the creative maladjustment of a nonconforming minority


The saving of our world from pending doom will come, not through the complacent adjustment of the conforming majority, but through the creative maladjustment of a nonconforming minority. Martin Luther King Jr.

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documentary – history of the madhouse


Unglossy telling of the story of Asylums from their opening to closing and “Care in The Community” and draconian laws to control those we fear “might do something”.
– How did we come to were we are?
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fight – Nouela


I don’t wanna fight, I don’t wanna fight I don’t wanna fight, I don’t wanna fight I’m holding on by a thread, I’m held together by tape I’d love something more permanent, but I don’t wanna raise the stakes I … Continue reading

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Beware the Jabberwocky


Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe; Jabberwocky – Lewis Carol Twas brillig, and the slithy toves Did gyre and gimble in the wabe; All mimsy were the borogoves, And the mome raths outgrabe. … Continue reading

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