Samaritans: Record numbers contacted charity last year – BBC News

June 1, 2017

Samaritans chief executive Ruth Sutherland said: “Suicide is complex but it’s also an inequality issue and a number of factors, including deprivation, can put you at increased risk. “Even two pence a minute was enough to deter some callers, which is why we were determined to make all calls to Samaritans free. “These figures show our volunteers are making the difference by being there for increasing numbers of people, but…

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Elizabeth Warren Has A Real Plan To Drain The Swamp In Washington

May 17, 2017

Other lawmakers and policy experts gathered at Washingtons Four Seasons Hotel focused on defending the Barack Obama-era status quo against President Donald Trumps onslaught, rather than on proposing ambitious new ideas. In her scathing remarks, Warren portrayed a Washington compromised by the largesse of big corporations and the ultra-rich long before Trump came to power. The former bankruptcy law professor and originator of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau decried the…

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