Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Tag: suicide

America’s suicide epidemic

On a problem that literally has life-and-death significance for a pivotal portion of his base, Trump has been AWOL.

Former president of Peru commits suicide to avoid corruption arrest

Garcia told the officers that he had to call his attorney before locking himself in the bedroom.

As heat wave sweeps the globe, new study warns of deadly...

The study warns up to 26,000 more people could die by suicide in the United States by 2050 if humans don’t reduce emissions of greenhouse gas pollution.

ICE detention is ‘soul-destroying:’ Eritrean immigrant dies by suicide during deportation

Friends and family are demanding to know why he was deported to Eritrea, despite his fears that he would be tortured or even killed there.

Lawyer burns himself to death to protest environmental destruction

He "was all about justice, but he was also all about what it means to be human."

Wasted lives: The worldwide tragedy of youth suicide

Principles of goodness together with the golden seed of social justice – sharing – need to be the guiding ideals of a radically redesigned socio-economic paradigm.

The biggest killer of U.S. troops in the Middle East is...

So what is the solution? How can the U.S. rein in this epidemic of suicide among active duty troops and vets?

6 Problems Worse Than Terrorism in America

Guns, suicide, war. These are just some of the things that kill and affect more people than terrorism in the United States.

VIDEO: Sandra Bland’s Sister Responds to Suicide Allegations, Lawyer Says Waller...

Sandra Bland was stopped by a police officer for allegedly failing to signal a lane change, but this traffic stop escalated into an arrest and resulting in suicide while in police custody. But friends and family claim she was not suicidal.

The Pain of Modern Life

Suicide is the third highest cause of death in the world. The pressure of life, causing extreme emotional distress, is the common denominator. Has suicide become a worldwide epidemic?

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Conservative group board members make millions in pandemic aid yet lobby against unemployment benefits

“If these groups are concerned the government is spending too much during this historic crisis, they are welcome to return their taxpayer-funded bailouts.”

A good news storyline: Trump repudiated, Biden steady but insufficient. Enter systemic reformers.

Biden is no FDR. To expect systemic reform from Biden is naive but to envision him as a stepping stone is good progressive strategy.