Free Trial Offer Try The Sun at no cost or obligation Get your free issue

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, and 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
Help Sustain The Sun We've lifted our paywall. In this time of isolation, we want to share stories about what connects us, the challenges we face, and the moments when we rise to meet them. Donate