Thursday, November 26, 2020

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The Real Cause of the Opioid Epidemic: Scarcity of Jobs and Positive Social Roles

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by Charles Hugh Smith, Of Two Minds:
The employment rate for males ages 25-54 has been stairstepping down for 30 years, but it literally fell off a cliff in 2009.

We all know there is a scourge of addiction and premature death plaguing the nation, a scourge that is killing thousands and ruining millions of lives: the deaths resulting from the opioid epidemic (largely the result of “legal” synthetic narcotics) are mounting at an alarming rate: