I do worry about a world where the rich get to write the rules which the rest of us have to obey……We might be on the edge of a precipice. – Angus Deaton 

Must view.  Confirms our view of a potential hard left turn in American politics.

Does a decades-long rise in suicide among white Americans signal an emerging crisis for U.S. capitalism and democracy? Nobel prize-winning economist Angus Deaton, and his wife, fellow Princeton Prof. Anne Case, share their provocative theory with WSJ’s Jason Bellini in this episode of Moving Upstream.  – WSJ