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Chain #9 The Greek have never been so dispirited:

Depression looms as global crisis

Back in 2009, as the first Global Mental Health Summit started in Athens, the World Health Organisation (WHO) predicted that within 20 years more people would be affected by depression than any other health problem.

This is what the organisers were calling a crisis in global mental healthcare. Shockingly, only a couple of years later, it appears that these figures lay a lot closer to home than they thought. Continue reading

Chain #8 – The Greeks on Prosopopeia’s Altar

“Believers in the shock doctrine are convinced that only a great rupture (…) can generate the kind of vast clean canvases they crave. It is these malleable moments, when we are psychologically unmoored and physically uprooted, that these artists of the real plunge in their hands and begin their work of remaking the world.”

Naomi Klein – The Shock Doctrine Continue reading