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Every year Americans die at a high rate when compared to citizens of a social-democratic Europe. God Bless America ... the religion of wealth ... for the few as the vast majority can dream of riches and health.

Study reveals alarming trend in US death rates since 2000 | The Guardian |

    Despite spending far more than other wealthy countries on healthcare, the United States has relatively higher mortality rates and lower life expectancy - attributed to a plethora of factors including obesity, opioid overdoses, gun violence, suicides, smoking, road accidents and infant deaths.
by Oui on Tue Apr 13th, 2021 at 09:17:03 AM EST
Many in U.S., Western Europe Say Their Political System Needs Major Reform | Pew Research |


Of course, there are important differences across these countries' political systems. But the four nations also share some important democratic principles, and all have recently experienced political upheaval in different ways, as rising populist leaders and movements and emerging new forces across the ideological spectrum have challenged traditional parties and leaders.

Not the same morals and democratic principles, not even close. American citizens are living in a violent society in fear. I lived there and grew up in a rural setting ... that was in the 1960s. It has gotten so much worse after Reaganomics and limiting care and health benefits.

True, a land of opportunity ... but at a high cost for the many. Slavery by other means.

by Oui on Tue Apr 13th, 2021 at 09:18:19 AM EST
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