The United States has been one of the greatest nations in human history. However, many of the features that made us great are in decline. A report card has been prepared that compares twenty-five global indicators in health, economics, social conditions, and education. The results are not encouraging as our rankings fall behind many other nations throughout the globe. For example, we rank high in life expectancy but we get an “F” for number of years lived after retirement. Meaning? Compared to the rest of the world, we work till we die. Fortunately, I guess, we live longer than most of the world. Our health care efficiency also rates an “F” as we are 46th out of 48 countries. However, we get an “A” for all-time summer Olympic medals. We also get an “A” for ranking first out of 122 countries for gender education equality. That’s huge. Listen to us discuss the twenty-five indicators and how America fared.
Guest: Frank Emspak
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