Rise in despair? Blame social media

Well, I blame the over importance and ever presence of social media, plus the sharp rise in income inequality.  We turn on the TV and see the lives of the Kardassians or Paris Hilton, look around our own life and ponder if we can afford cheese to put on out saltine crackers.

https://www.npr.org/sections/health-shots/2017/03/23/521083335/the-forces-driving-middle-aged-white-peoples-deaths-of-despair

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