Community Linkage

Every week there are new press releases, articles, information, and videos popping up concerning Paganism, spirituality, health, or disabilities. Community Linkage is a collection of useful information and sometimes entertainment for you.

Disputes Over Pharmaceutical and Government Spending “Harvard scientists disciplined for not declaring ties to drug companies” by Penny Sarchet
“Three US psychiatrists, responsible for trailblazing the use of antipsychotic drugs in children, are facing sanctions for their failure to declare their acceptance of millions of dollars from pharmaceutical companies between 2000 and 2007.”

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VIDEO: BBC 4 news clip about disability campaigners threatening to take the Government to court over benefits cuts. Click through to Youtube and choose the CC box to watch with captions. It’s in beta and makes quite a few mistakes.


Just ten days to the final movie in the Harry Potter series.

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VIDEO: Warner Brothers Pictures official trailer. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2, is the final adventure in the Harry Potter film series. The much-anticipated motion picture event is the second of two full-length parts.

J. K. Rowling announced fans of the Harry Potter series can access free ebooks and other material that was left out of the original series at The original series will be offered as audio. The site officially opens in October 2011; however, information about how to register and view the site early and “help shape the experience” will be released on July 31st.

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VIDEO: From J. K. Rowling official Youttube channel.

Coming Up at the Staff of Asclepius

Author Derek Murphy sent me a copy of his non-fiction book “Jesus Potter Harry Christ: The fascinating parallels between two of the world’s most popular literary characters”. There is an interesting section on Asclepius. I’ll post a review of the book later this week.