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Shame of the nation

1 May 2020 By Edward Hadas

“Deaths of Despair” analyses the sharp rise in U.S. mortality from suicide, alcohol and drugs, especially among poor whites. As Covid-19 further widens social divisions, the lament of economists Anne Case and Angus Deaton looks prescient. America fails its weakest residents.

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