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Andy Yale

Andy Yale is a writer and photographer living in West Virginia. His work has appeared in Harper’s and the Nation.

— From May 1995
Essays, Memoirs, & True Stories

Global Depression

Global depression, I could call it in clinical jargon to indicate the pervasive nature of the disorder in the psyche. But lately the term has taken on a new meaning for me, suggesting a worldwide malaise shaped by the unconscious link between our suffering and the wounds the earth itself sustains. It seems as if the degradation of nature has produced a dark, subliminal undertow affecting the collective psyche.

May 1995
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