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Saturday, May 17, 2014

U.S. Foreclosures Drive Up Suicide Rates : Study

This as the "mainstream media" continues to "report" that all is just ducky with the U.S. economy and unemployment rates at a ludicrous low level

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05/16/2014

Data analysis has previously shown economic downturn to provoke an increase in suicide rates, but a new study shows an even stronger correlation between suicides and foreclosure rates.


According to research published this week in the American Journal of Public Health, higher rates of suicide are uniquely linked to spikes in foreclosures.

By comparing state-by-state suicide rates with the numbers of issued foreclosures -- while accounting for other disruptive factors -- the researchers were able to conclude that the correlation was "independent of other economic factors associated with the recession."


"It seems that foreclosures affect suicide rates in two ways," explained Jason Houle, co-author of the new study and assistant professor of sociology at Dartmouth. "The loss of a home clearly impacts individuals and families, and can arouse feelings of loss, shame or regret."


"At the same time, rising foreclosure rates affect entire communities," Houle added, "because they're associated with a number of community-level resources and stresses, including an increase in crime, abandoned homes, and a sense of insecurity."



Not surprisingly, the correlation between suicide and foreclosure was highest among those ages 46 to 64 -- homeowners nearing retirement.

"Losing assets at that stage in life is likely to have a profound effect on mental health and well-being," Houle pointed out.

The study is bad news for the state of New Jersey, which recently passed Florida as the state with the highest rate of mortgages in foreclosure. UPI

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ANDREW KREIG: EXPERTS REJECT FIRE AS CAUSE FOR 9/11 WTC COLLAPSES

The real truth on 9/11 slowly continues to bleed out

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Technical experts are mounting major challenges to official U.S. government accounts of how three World Trade Center skyscrapers collapsed in near-freefall after the 9/11 attacks 15 years ago.

Many researchers are focusing especially on the little-known collapse of

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The Geopolitics Of The United States, Part 1: The Inevitable Empire

The Empire and the inevitable fall of the Obama criminal regime

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STRATFOR Editor’s Note: This installment on the United States, presented in two parts, is the 16th in a series of STRATFOR monographs on the geopolitics of countries influential in world affairs.

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Geopolitics Of The United States Part 2: American Identity And The Threats of Tomorrow

A look back at 2011 predictions for the future in order to put events of today into perspective

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We have already discussed in the first part of this analysis how the American geography dooms whoever controls the territory to being a global power, but there are a number of other outcomes that shape what that power will be like. The first and most critical is the impact of that geography on the American mindset.

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By Robert S. Finnegan

This e-mail outlines and confirms the acts of espionage against Indonesia and Indonesians by Akiko Makino and the others involved both in Kobe University and in AI Lab at University of Airlangga, Surabaya; Bahasa Indonesia original follows English translation...

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THE 5TH ESTATE UNEQUIVOCALLY WARNS THE PUBLIC NOT TO TAKE OR GIVE THIS PROVEN DANGEROUS, INEFFECTIVE DRUG TO ANYONE

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The 5th Estate has just purchased a library on H5N1 "Novel" virus pandemics, there are dozens of PDF and Exel documents we feel will assist you in saving lives following intentional releases of the H5N1 and now MERS viruses; we will begin by printing those that appear to be extremely relevant here: H5N1 Kobe-Kawaoka-Ernala series continues soon with more "Smoking Gun" e-mails from Teridah Ernala to The 5th Estate . . .

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By Robert S. Finnegan

On October 12, 2002 the Indonesian island of Bali experienced a terrorist attack that rocked the world. It was unquestionably well-coordinated and executed, the largest in the country's history.

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