US Life Expectancy Has Declined Again. Neoliberalism and Antidemocratic Rule Are to Blame.

Earlier this week, the National Center for Health Statistics revealed in a study that the average life expectancy in the United States suffered a noticeable decline in 2021, from 77 to 76.1 years. It marks the second year in a row US life expectancy has fallen, according to the New York Times: in 2020, the average lifespan dipped from 78.8 to 77.

Source: US Life Expectancy Has Declined Again. Neoliberalism and Antidemocratic Rule Are to Blame.