Economy

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
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Economic crises kill in more ways than one. The Great Recession can be tied to a jump in suicides among middle-aged people in the U.S., a new article in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine reveals. Suicide rates among Americans aged 40 to 64 have been climbing since 1999, far out-pacing other age groups, the researchers note. This included...
Common Dreams staff
Germany's parliament on Friday voted overwhelmingly to approve the terms of an...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
It is not only possible, but financially and economically advantageous to...

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More gruesome stories emerge from black victims of a Chicago police "black site" held incommunicado, punched, interrogated, shackled in stress positions and otherwise subjected to "Gestapo tactics" at a Gitmo-like Homan Square. The ensuing outrage has sparked social media campaigns, planned protests and calls for investigation. Connect the abusive dots: Chicago becomes the ugly microcosm, and grim logical conclusion, of a broken system. Sea to shining sea.