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 sometimes writes fiction about Chester (the Alpha Bichon) and his friends -- with a dash of humor and dab of Poli-Sci. JoAnn's views and insights are tinted by her past profession in Counseling, Christian theological studies, and Library and Information Science training. Retired now, JoAnn enjoys the creative life.


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