Childhood Psychiatry, the Side-effects of Antipsychotics, and Rethinking Mental Disorders, Brain Diseases, their Relationship with Bodily Diseases, and For-profit Psychiatry

Along with most mental disorders, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are diagnosed far too often. From 1994 to 2003, the estimated number of children diagnosed with bipolar increased by more than […]

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Rethinking Normality, Insanity, Mental Wellness, the Insanity Defense, and the Distinction Between Acceptable and Unacceptable Forms of Violence

Psychology is a young and developing field of study. Psychology literally means “study of the soul” and is derived from the Greek ψυχή or psukhē, meaning “soul” or mind and […]

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The Mental Health Industry, Involuntary Commitment, the Rosenhan Experiment, Psychiatric Medication, Overmedication, and Holistic Alternatives

According to a survey conducted by the Treatment Advocacy Center and the National Sheriffs’ Association, there were 319,918 seriously “”mentally ill” people in prison, making up 16% of the total […]

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A Brief History of the Criminalization of Cannabis in the United States

Since cannabis possession, use, and sale are the most most common reasons Americans are locked up in prison and jail, understanding why this plant became illegal in the US is […]

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Analyzing the Illicit and Licit Opium and Cocaine Markets, US Government Protection and Distribution, and the Correlation Between GDP, Smuggling Routes, Drug laws, and Addiction

As stated countries that are the primary sources of lethal drugs are generally poor, addiction there is not very prevalent, drugs there are cheap, and they only become valuable when […]

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Gentrification, Terrorism, and the Real Reasons for the Selective Criminalization of Drugs

Many rich, powerful people have always wanted poor people out of their neighborhoods to reduce their political involvement, organization, presence, and awareness of economic inequities. And when money determines the […]

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The Richest of the Rich, The Poorest of the Poor, Their Health, and Spending on Life-saving Resources and Services Versus the Military

Socioeconomic inequities have been discussed in this book a great deal, but exactly how wealthy the wealthiest few are and how poor the poorest masses are has not, and the […]

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Tools of Control Preface, Index, and Part One: Governments, Billion Dollar, Transnational Corporations, the Corporate News Media, and Organized Religion

I just finished making some substantial revisions and additions to my book. As I edit the rest, I will post each section until the whole book is online. Please read […]

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President Obama’s Legacy: Endless Wars For Crony Capitalism, Environmental Destruction, 2 Million Deportations, and A Growing Police State

cnAs we near the end of Obama’s second term as President before the racist, classist, narcissist, xenophobic, Orwellian human pumpkin, Trump, takes office on January 20, 2017, it’s worth taking […]

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