peter moskowitz

peter moskowitz bw

Peter has caused quite a stir for us – with this post:

http://gawker.com/all-my-friends-are-dead-489716639

find more of his thinking here:

peter moskowitz site

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Bernd posted this in response to Peter’s post

on Dr Allen Frances – dmv: http://jonrappoport.wordpress.com/2013/05/07/the-lying-liars-who-lie-about-psychiatry/

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one of Peter’s tweets as well..

https://twitter.com/@PeterMoskowitz

Wow that’s big news: NIMH is abandoning the DSM! http://wp.me/p5nnb-96c 

all fitting with Lucas’ words 3-4 years ago:

https://redefineschool.com/632/stigmatizing-the-human-mind/

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we crafted a slidedeck:

and a video.

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fractal/story to Lauryn. no?

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feb 2016

Hate to plug my own story but if you want to know why fentanyl is so scary, Fusion just did a huge package on it https://t.co/f3oinxu4Yq

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/ptrmsk/status/697519760729337857

23 people just died in buffalo from a batch of heroin possibly laced with fentanyl. syracuse.com/crime/index.ss… (h/t @ZachWritesStuff)

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dis order

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dec 2016

@ptrmsk

If you wanna see me talk about the limits of Jane Jacobs, here I am youtu.be/zIkzwyIgA4g

forthcoming book: how to kill a city

vital little plans – urban flights – nathan storring

problem w/jane – 1/2 right.. over focus on aesthetics.. ie: small streets.. varying size of bldgs.. miss econ component.. so when look at w village now (where she wrote book) only mn/bn aires are able to live there.. death and life ignores need to protect cities from gentrification.. jj might have called success.. she said.. greatest threat to neighborhood is its success… attracts people… so privileged move there.. so w/o rent control et al.. nice neighborhoods become rich neighborhoods..

9 min – st lawrence neighborhood – toronto.. best ie.. brought people out of poverty.. walkable.. integrations… after 45 yrs.. not many places have taken all that in..

18 min – the half right ness.. it’s about how we interpret/remember her..

huge..

21 min  – jennifer keesmaat (chief planner for city of toronto).. keeps saying.. why we need policy.. jacobs things don’t seem relevant.. when there are other things more (impending)

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I talked to @ptrmsk about his new book and what people misunderstand about #gentrification: https://t.co/IQ3npZyWYH

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/corintxt/status/840324953996181505

Gentrification might be a new term, but housing inequality has been going on for hundreds of years. People have been coming up up with new and inventive tactics [pro-squatting movements ] to fight these systems for so long, and that gives me hope that these people know what they’re doing. What remains to be seen is how we can motivate all the people who haven’t started to do that work.”

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pangolinfacts.biz (@ptrmsk) tweeted at 9:30 AM – 20 Apr 2017 :

i was interviewed about Detroit’s “recovery,” incl. one of the bigest points I’m trying to make about ALL cities: https://t.co/zCup3HFGDA https://t.co/3KD1nAHt48 (http://twitter.com/ptrmsk/status/855081350713548801?s=17)

What’s happening is not a rebirth of the city but a focused concentration on one particular part of it.

Some people’s lifestyles and lives being prioritized — through tax breaks, through incentives, through media coverage  — over other people’s lives.

usually improvement is synonymous with displacement. That’s just the way the system works.

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This paragraph from HOW TO KILL A CITY about post-Katrina New Orleans is so well-written and so telling https://t.co/eLPqyEfe2t

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/themoneyiowe/status/849082032852488193

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Peter Moskowitz (@ptrmsk) tweeted at 6:45 AM – 1 May 2018 :

Would hope we acknowledge this every time we have the “are antidepressants good or bad” debate https://t.co/rIdaX1gGu5 (http://twitter.com/ptrmsk/status/991297642864013313?s=17)

Peter Moskowitz (@ptrmsk) tweeted at 6:48 AM – 1 May 2018 :

(Feel like I have to say this every time but: I’m not anti taking antidepressants but leftists tend to lack a systemic / anti capitalist critique of why we are all so sad all the time!) (http://twitter.com/ptrmsk/status/991298248068485120?s=17)

systemic ness.. aka: getting back to undisturbed ecosystem

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Peter Moskowitz (@ptrmsk) tweeted at 8:33 AM on Wed, May 02, 2018:
i wrote a kind of how-to on my PTSD recovery. Would appreciate shares and comments, cuz I feel like practical PTSD information is really hard to come by!
https://t.co/Dq0RqwW4U7
(https://twitter.com/ptrmsk/status/991687163300507649?s=03)

Capitalistic work standards will make you feel like a failure because you are taking the time to recover. You can work against that feeling. Give yourself time. Lots of time. That’s still something I have to remind myself of daily: there is no set timeline, I recover when I recover, and I’m in it for me and my happiness, not so that I can be more productive.

systemic shame from major source of problem

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P. E. Moskowitz (@ptrmsk) tweeted at 6:32 AM – 8 Jun 2018 :
Our culture produces isolation along with our sadness: we are told to figure out ways to be happy and productive and that there’s something wrong with us if we’re not. So we end up feeling not only sad (which we all should be because the world is terrible) but also like failures (http://twitter.com/ptrmsk/status/1005065066125938689?s=17)

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P. E. Moskowitz (@ptrmsk) tweeted at 6:51 AM – 26 Jun 2018 :
More and more people are realizing working thru the system will never work. That we have to distrupt.
That scares the shit out of people (DC journalists, politicians, etc) whose entire lives are based on the idea of the system working. (http://twitter.com/ptrmsk/status/1011592711370170368?s=17)

as it could be.. for all of us.. has to be all of us

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depression

the worst part of depression isn’t being depressed, it’s feeling guilty and like my life will collapse if I can’t work every second of the day https://t.co/QZX3Fd2XLv

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/ptrmsk/status/1017040475952504832

depression is weird cuz like when ur depressed u are correct in feeling that the world is shit and everything is terrible and when ur not depressed all of that is still true and yet you somehow feel okay with it

Original Tweet: https://twitter.com/ptrmsk/status/1027216878366797826

krishnamurti measure law

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how to kill a city

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