U.S. Passes a Grim New Overdose Benchmark

More people died of a drug overdose in the U.S. last year than in any other year in history. Are things about to get even worse?

“Market Street Still Life.” September 14, 2016. (photo: reverendlukewarm)

Of the many long-term societal problems wrought or worsened by COVID-19, only a handful have begun to rear their ugly heads.

Seeing them, we are concerned that these issues, laid bare or laid open by a global pandemic and all the mitigation…