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Why we need to think again about suicide since Robin Williams’ death

Taking your own life is not easy. I know I’ve tried, and obviously failed. When you commit suicide you haven’t lost a battle with depression or illness or whatever it maybe. No, you have won – you have taken the final step away from an insoluble problem.

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Will the end of Quantitative Easing trigger a second crisis?

Something strange has been happening in stock markets since 2008: they have been going up. Not just up, but absolutely flying. Through the prolonged failed recovery, unemployment, an investment crisis, the Fukushima crisis and the EU debacle, Wall street, still the market all else look to, has doubled in value.

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This depression is the longest in modern history, so why is the economy still creating jobs?

With today’s GDP figures confirming this is the longest depression in modern UK history, IPPR’s Spencer Thompson asks why the economy is still creating jobs.

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How Osborne sent the march of the makers into reverse

Manufacturing’s strong rallying out of the 2008 recession, was killed stone dead at the turn of 2011, as effects of the government’s economic policies kicked in.

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How the Tories became an endangered species in the North of England

IPPR North researcher Lewis Goodall reflects on the 2012 local election results in Northern England.

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Krugman savages the “austerity debacle”

Paul Krugman has attacked the “austerity debacle” taking place in Britain, pointing out the UK is “nowhere close” to regaining ground lost during the recession.

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The double-dip begins

Tony Dolphin explains why the contraction in the 4th quarter of 2011 is likely to be the beginning of a double dip recession.

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“We are spiralling into a prolonged and ghastly depression”: The economy in 2012

Ann Pettifor looks to the economy in 2012, and is not hopeful about what she sees.

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The south is on its way out of recession, but the north is stuck

IPPR North report on the growing economic split between the north and south of England; while the former may be recovering, the latter is stagnating – or worse.

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This is the slowest recovery since the Great Depression

New analysis shows the economy’s struggle to get back to its previous peak, which took place in Q1 2008, will take longer even that the Great Depression.

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