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Economic Austerity Drives Suicide Rates Up

Thom Hartmann cites research that reveals suicide rates increase dramatically during times of economic austerity. Listen to the numbers – women kill themselves significantly more often than men.

Thom Hartmann says the rise of suicides due to austerity in Greece should be a wake up call for Americans.

— Thom Hartmann YouTube Channel

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JoAnn Chateau

JoAnn Chateau likes progressive politics and loves the canines. She writes fiction about an alpha Bichon named Chester, and his friends--with a dash of humor and a dab of poli-sci. JoAnn worked professionally in the Psychology and Information Science fields. Retired now, she enjoys the creative life.

4 Comments

  1. Jerry "Peacemaker"

    After noticing that Congress passed a bill today called “Veterans Suicide Prevention Act”, then seeing this about the higher numbers of suicides associated with austerity measures, it becomes apparent that this world needs real, serious change.

    • JoAnn Chateau

      It certainly does. The elites calling the shots just don’t get it. I wish every Prince had the opportunity to be a Pauper for a year – as part of their education.

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