Bruce E. Levine

Bruce E. Levine, a practicing clinical psychologist often at odds with the mainstream of his profession, writes and speaks about how society, culture, politics and psychology intersect. His most recent book is Resisting Illegitimate Authority: A Thinking Person’s Guide to Being an Anti-Authoritarian―Strategies, Tools, and Models (AK Press, September, 2018). His Web site is

U.S. Authorities Pay No Price for Acknowledged Lying

Politics & Science: Rahm Emanuel, Mike Pence, Homosexuality, Pandemics, Masks, Vaccines

COVID-19 Slaughter, CDC Tragedy, and One U.S. Authority without Blood on His Hands

The Zyprexa Papers: A Legal System for Drug Companies and Lawyers…Not the Public

Lesser of Two Evils: Chomsky vs. Greenwald . . . and the Ignored Factor

If Trump is a Pathological Liar, What Type of Liar is Biden?

Who Could Have Gotten Deserters from Trump’s Three Armies . . . and from Mine?

“Sublime Madness”: Anarchists, Psychiatric Survivors, Emma Goldman & Harriet Tubman

“Shit-Life Syndrome,” Trump Voters, and Clueless Dems

Curious “Anti-Authoritarian” Definitions and Divides

The Groundbreaking Public Health Study That Should Change U.S. Society—But Won’t

Tom Paine, Christianity, and Modern Psychiatry

Lou Reed: That Which Does Not Kill Us Can Radicalize Us

Right-Wing Psychiatry, Love-Me Liberals and the Anti-Authoritarian Left

“Heavy Drinking” and the NYT’s Offensive Obit on Herbert Fingarette

Uncommon U.S. Justice: The 100th Anniversary of a Tough Lefty’s Victory

The Ketamine Chorus: NYT Trumpets New Anti-Suicide Drug

Noam Chomsky Turns 90: How a U.S. Anarchist Has More Than Survived

Vital Ignored Truths in Milgram’s Obedience to Authority Studies

When Bernie Sold Out His Hero, Anti-Authoritarians Paid

“Don’t Be Stupid, Be a Smarty”: Why Anti-Authoritarian Doctors Are So Rare

Politics and Psychiatry: the Cost of the Trauma Cover-Up

Another Reason Young Americans Don’t Revolt Against Being Screwed

Hopeless But Not Broken: From George Carlin to Adderall Protest Music

School Shootings: Who to Listen to Instead of Mainstream Shrinks