The politicians, pundits, professors, and banksters who support austerity are murdering scum
In recent years, researchers in the United States and elsewhere have repeatedly identified a correlation between suicides and unemployment or other economic distress. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported last year that suicides increased during periods of economic stress, including the Great Depression, the oil crisis of the 1970s and the double-dip recession of the 1980s. Other studies have estimated that individuals with employment difficulties are two to three times more likely to commit suicide than the population as whole.
Their creativity; our destruction.
Romney, Ryan, Obama, Biden -- all of 'em. Keller, Hiatt. Bernanke, Geithner, everybody on the Fed. Dimon, Blankfein, Lewis. The salt-and freshwater economics departments at the University of Chicago, Yale, and elsewhere.
“I see no other solution than this dignified end to my life, so I don’t find myself fishing through garbage cans for my sustenance.” (Retired chemist Dimitris Christoulas, 77, who shot himself in Athens’s central square April 4.)