Can an unhealthy and unequal democracy meet the needs of its people? The COVID pandemic exacerbated inequality in the United States, reaching levels not seen in a century. Not only do high levels of inequality pose a threat to democracy, but an unequal society is also an unhealthy society. Or so argues Dr. Stephen Bezruchka, faculty member of the University of Washington's School of Public Health and author of "Inequality Kills Us All: COVID-19's Health Lessons For The World."
Inequality Kills Us All: COVID-19's Health Lessons for the World (Powells.com)