Factually! with Adam Conover

The Stunning Decline of American Life Expectancy with Anne Case and Angus Deaton

April 29, 2020

For generations, American life expectancy has only improved. Then two economists discovered that for one group in particular, it’s actually falling: White Americans without a college degree. Nobel Prize winning economists Sir Angus Deaton and Anne Case join Adam this week to explain the causes of what they call “deaths of despair", and why capitalism is at the root of the problem.

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