Depression and suicide prevention must be top of the agenda this century

By Gerry Georgatos - Courtesy of The Stringer - - Nearly one million people the world over die by suicide each year according to the World Health Organisation. The World Health Organisation stated that in 2012 there were 803,000 reported suicides. The real number is likely to be closer to double. In general, suicide takes more lives than war. But what leads to suicide? In understanding the first ever World Health Organisation report on suicide the major cause is depression.

World Suicide Prevention Day – suicide takes more lives than war

By Gerry Georgatos - This story is reproduced from The Stringer - - September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day. It is estimated that around the world nearly one million people per year die by suicide. According to the World Health Organisation the figure is at least 800,000 people lost to suicide each year. This translates to a death by suicide every 40 seconds, more than 3,000 suicides per day. For every suicide the World Health Organisation estimates there are at least twenty failed suicide attempts.

Protest Songwriter Luke Vassella [ audio ]

Interview with Luke Vassella who participated during the protests against un-conventional gas fracking in Bentley, Northern NSW Australia

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Nil Desperandum

Nil Desperandum by Gray

We are being kept alive by a system that's killing us. If this situation is acceptable; fine, but many others wish to know why this is happening and how to deal with it. The following is a generalised explanation of the problem and some suggestions on a resolution.

The term 'debt-system' has a less than propitious ring to it so we've called it Capitalism and in some nations it's Communism; however, they are financially synonymous; their method of creating money is the same.

Borneo: axing a national park for palm oil

By Rainforest Rescue, Hamburg

Bumitama Gunajaya Agro (BGA), a palm oil company, is clearing large areas of rainforest in Tanjung Puting National Park and the adjacent buffer zone in order to convert the land into oil palm monocultures.

Borneo's Tanjung Puting National Park covers an area of 400,000 hectares and is home to unique tropical forest ecosystems. The coastline and the estuaries are lined by dense mangrove forests. Swamp and peat forests still dominate the landscape.

July 2013 Honduras Coup Update

Honduras coup update – July 2014

Political persecution in July 2014:

Brutal and murderous eviction by police and army, against Gregorio Chavez farmers movement in Panama community in the Bajo Aguán palm plantations

Give Peace A Chance

‘Give Peace a Chance? ’

A noble sentiment; unfortunately war is a vital element of world-economics and profit from armament export sales is essential to economic success.

A successful armaments-producing nation leans heavily on an income-dependency from export. And the armament’s industry produces lots more than Swiss Army Knives.

More police powers are needed to stop people driving cars

More police powers are needed to stop people driving cars, currently if a car is speeding the police have the right to pull the car over, also random breath tests give the police the right to pull a car over. However the police should have the right to pull a car over to ask some basic questions like what do you do for work & this information should be passed on to the bureau of statistics, the government has the right to know what its citizens do for work & this applies to people who drive cars all over Australia.

Global Banking Since 1694 [ audio ]

When we look around the present conditions of war against each other and the environment, one could not imagine that an act conceived in 1694 in London would be central to these present day issues.

One Third Of The World's Population Die In Police Custody

One third of the world's population die in police custody, the majority of these people are people with so called mental illness, note they can not scientifically prove that mental illness exists, in other words its a pseudoscience & in reality mental health is more about eugenics & population control by murdering people through forced incarceration & the forced consumption of drugs.

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