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Authors: College Grads Face ‘Deaths of Despair’ Epidemic

The rising rates of suicides, drug overdoses, and other “Deaths of Despair” are spreading from blue-collar white Americans to the broader group of Americans who hold lower-wage college degrees, says Angus Deaton, one of two professors who detected the post-2000 epidemic.

ADVANCE FOR RELEASE WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 14, 2011, AT 12:01 A.M. EDT - FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 6, 2011 file picture, students attend graduation ceremonies at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa, Ala. The number of borrowers defaulting on federal student loans has jumped sharply, the latest indication that …

Amnesty: Amy Klobuchar Promises Welcome for World’s Migrants

Sen. Amy Klobuchar is promising to tear down President Donald Trump’s border reforms which have almost stopped the northward flood of poor migrants into Americans’ workplaces, neighborhoods, and schools, and which have also raised wages and opened opportunities for sidelined Americans.

MANCHESTER, NH - FEBRUARY 09: Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) speaks during a Get Out The Vote event at the University of Southern New Hampshire on February 9, 2020 in Manchester, New Hampshire. New Hampshire will hold its first in the national primary on Tuesday. (Photo by Drew …