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American Fascists: The Christian Right and the War on America
Hedges, Chris
Book
2006
Hedges examines the Christian Right's origins, its driving motivation and its dark ideological underpinnings, with interviews and coverage of events such as pro-life rallies and weeklong classes on co...
Avenge But One of My Two Eyes
Mograbi, Avi (director)
Film/Video
2006
Israeli director Avi Mograbi documents what he calls the "culture of death" in the psychology of Israel the occupier.
Cotton: The peril and the promise: New Internationalist April 2007
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2007
A look at the cotton industry in India and how it is affecting the workers. Discusses alternatives to cotton and sustainability.
Gatekeeper
Film/Video
2016
In 2015, there were 24.025 documented suicides in Japan. A retired police detective dedicates his life to preventing deaths at Japan's suicide cliffs, providing emergency assistance and counseling eve...
GM cotton really is helping to drive Indian farmers to suicide
Sirinathsinghji, Dr Eva
Article
2015
A new study finds that Indian farmers in rain-fed areas are being driven to suicide from the increased cost of growing Bt GMO cotton varieties that confer no benefits to them. The extra expenses arise...
Morrison, Norman: Connexipedia Article
Article
Baltimore Quaker best known for committing suicide in an act of self-immolation to protest United States involvement in the Vietnam War. (1933-1965).
The Myth of Sisyphus
Camus, Albert
Book
1955
Camus asks whether life has meaning, and whether suicide is a legimitate response to the absurdity of life. He says: "Although The Myth of Sisyphus poses mortal problems, it sums itself up for me as a...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - November 7, 2016: Depression and Joy
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
It's a difficult thing to measure, but there are strong reasons for believing that the number of people struggling with depression has increased significantly in recent decades. Despite the evidence t...
Rising suicide rate for Indian farmers blamed on GMO seeds
Article
2014
Monsanto, which has just paid out $2.4 million to US farmers, settling one of many lawsuits it's been involved in worldwide, is also facing accusations that its seeds are to blame for a spike in suici...

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Dying With Dignity
To improve the quality of dying for all Canadians in accordance with their own wishes, values and beliefs.

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Centre for Suicide Prevention
The Centre for Suicide Prevention collects and distributes information on suicide and suicidal behaviour, and provides training on Suicide Prevention, Intervention, Awareness and Bereavement. The Centre provides statistics, conta...
World Health Organization
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, art...

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A dramatic suicide in a 'court' of fake justice
2017
After a war crimes tribunal rejected his appeal, a Bosnian Croat general drank poison and died. His last words resonate with many in the Balkans, who regard the court as a tool of US and NATO that has...
A Safe Place
Laying the Groundwork of Psychotherapy
Havens, Leston
1989
Hawkin examines the practice of psychotherapy and psychiatry and asks what allows psychological healing to take place.