The Weeds Will Live Forever

from  The Weeds

Sep 14, 2021

 

Matt, Dara, Jerusalem, and German use Matt’s last Tuesday episode to discuss life expectancy in the US. They explore paternalistic policy decisions, the misnomer of “deaths of despair,” and the longevity of The Weeds. US life expectancy is compared to that of European and Asian nations, and the US numbers are disaggregated and examined up close. Resources:“Why Americans Die So Much” by Derek Thompson (The Atlantic; Sep 12, 2021)“Inequality in Mortality between Black and White Americans by Age, P...more

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