Amidst America’s Changing Politics, Deaths Of Despair Persist

By U Cast Studios
April 7, 2021

Amidst Americas Changing Politics Deaths Of Despair Persist
Image Courtesy Of Chatham House

Between 2005 and 2019, an average of 70,000 Americans each year lost their lives to so-called ‘deaths of despair’ – alcoholism, suicide, and drug overdose – with deaths largely concentrated among the working class.

This article was written by Professor Angus Deaton and Lyndsey Jefferson on Chatham House.org.

You can read the rest of the article there.

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