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Buckle up while I share are some stories of young people "not literally dying" over US inequality & failed decisions of Boomer+ generations. Also, keep in mind our youth are and have been waging war on 8 nations simultaneously for more than a decade. cnn.com/2017/08/13/us/…
US Life expectancy dropping like it did in the early 60s.
Violent deaths of #Transgender people at a high in 2017. motherjones.com/crime-justice/…
We don't even KNOW how many #Indigenous North American women are murdered and/or go missing each year, but we know the number continues to rise. indiancountrymedianetwork.com/news/native-ne…
US #MaternalDeath continues climbing. Is presently the worst of any industrialized nation. npr.org/2017/05/12/528…
Report last month: US rate of #InfantMortality not keeping pace with that of 19 other wealthy, industrialized nations. time.com/5090112/infant…
Largest study shows #VeteranSuicide rates up 35%, Female Veteran suicide rates up 85% since 2001 in part due to sharp increases among those who have served since 2001. nytimes.com/2016/07/08/us/…
983 fatal police shootings in 2017, up 24 since 2016. Breakdown of fatalities in database: washingtonpost.com/graphics/natio…
2016, 62k+ Americans killed by drug overdoses. That's more than the entire number of US casualties in Vietnam War. vox.com/policy-and-pol…
I could go on, but you won't hear any of this. So I'll get back to activism now.

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