Summary of “10 ways America is falling behind”

America just registered its second straight year with a decline in life expectancy.
College costs continue to soar, jumping 6.1% from 2013 to 2016, but the median income for those with college degrees only rose 2.1% over that same period, per Bloomberg.
” And research from the period 2000-2014 shows that the United States has had more mass shootings and more people killed in those mass shootings than 10 other developed nations combined, per Politifact.
Now, 91 people in the United States die every day from an opioid overdose.
While the United States has some of the world’s best higher education, its elementary, middle, and high schools are positively average compared to other developed nations.
The United States is still the only developed country on the planet – and just one of a handful overall – that doesn’t guarantee paid maternity leave.
With alcohol cheaper today as a percentage of income than at any time since 1950, Americans are drinking a lot more, per Bloomberg.
Tourism is down across the board – per The Telegraph, there are huge drop-offs in demand for British travelers to come to the United States.

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