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New Pan American Health Organization Report Reveals Stunning Suicide Statistics


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New Pan American Health Organization Report Reveals Stunning Suicide Statistics

Posted: 10/22/2014 2:02 pm EDT Updated: 10/22/2014 2:59 pm EDT

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More than seven people die from suicide every hour in the Americas, according to a new report released by the Pan American Health Organization.Using data from 48 countries and territories in the Western Hemisphere, researchers found that nearly 65,000 people take their own lives in the region each year. The research also revealed that suicide is the third-leading cause of death in 10 to 24-year-olds. More than 800,000 people die by suicide globally every year, according to the World Health Organization.The report highlights a public health problem often clouded by stigma. Research suggests that mental illness could be a factor in as many as 90 percent of deaths by suicide, according to the release

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Menachem Z. Rosensaft: A neo-Nazi beauty pageant – nefarious glorification of anti-Semitism at its worst


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Menachem Z. Rosensaft: A neo-Nazi beauty pageant – nefarious glorification of anti-Semitism at its worst

20 Oct 2014

The following article was first published by the ‘Huffington Post’.

One of the most insidious, and perhaps ultimately one of the most dangerous, manifestations of neo-Nazi resurgence may well be its steady subversive infiltration of contemporary popular and consumer culture.

Rabidly bigoted – anti-Semitic, anti-Roma, generally xenophobic – modern day neo-Nazi parties and movements such as Jobbik in Hungary and Golden Dawn in Greece are relatively easy to identify and fight through political, judicial and legislative means. They are the violent heirs of the Nazi Brown Shirts, the SA, who terrorized non-fascist Germans throughout much of the 1920’s and early 1930’s as part of Hitler’s rise to eventual absolute power.

Then there are the more nuanced modern-day fascists such as Marine Le Pen’s Front National in France who combine reactionary views…

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