Category: U.S.

during-covid-19’s-first-year,-americans-poured-out-of-some-states,-and-into-others.
06

Jan
2021

During Covid-19’s First Year, Americans Poured Out of Some States, and Into Others.During Covid-19’s First Year, Americans Poured Out of Some States, and Into Others.

Eric Zuesse During 2020 — the opening year of Covid-19 (or coronavirus-19) — United Van Lines helped around 80,000 American families move from one state to another, and here is the list showing how many were moving into each state, and how many were leaving each state, as ranked according to the percentage who were […]

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us.-surpasses-180k-new-daily-covid-cases;-nd-is-worst,-but-ks-emergency
15

Nov
2020

U.S. Surpasses 180K New Daily Covid Cases; ND Is Worst, But KS EmergencyU.S. Surpasses 180K New Daily Covid Cases; ND Is Worst, But KS Emergency

Eric Zuesse On Friday, the 13th of November, America set a global record well past any other nation’s number of daily new cases of Covid-10 (coronavirus-19) infections ever: 183,527 new cases. Here is the situation within America’s states: North Dakota had a higher percentage of its residents having become infected by the virus than any […]

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01

Nov
2020

The Highest Covid-Infection-Rate StatesThe Highest Covid-Infection-Rate States

Eric Zuesse Rates shown are cases per million inhabitants on 31 October 2020 State, # (2016 Presidential winner) —— 1. North Dakota, 57,628 (Trump) 2. South Dakota, 50,369 (Trump) 3. Mississippi, 40,374 (Trump) 4. Iowa, 40,366 (Trump) 5. Alabama, 39,216 (Trump) 6. Louisiana, 39,208 (Trump) 7. Tennessee, 37,997 (Trump) 8. Wisconsin, 37,801 (Trump) 9. Florida, […]

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how-exceptional-america-is
08

Oct
2020

How Exceptional America IsHow Exceptional America Is

How Exceptional America Is Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture America is becoming exceptionally exceptional. In some votes at the U.N. General Assembly — the Assembly of nations — only Israel,  or one or two other U.S. allies, vote along with it, and all others either vote against it, or else abstain in order […]

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us-has-the-shortest-life-expectancy-of-all-rich-nations.
05

Oct
2020

U.S. Has the Shortest Life-Expectancy of All Rich Nations.U.S. Has the Shortest Life-Expectancy of All Rich Nations.

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture According to the U.N.’s “Human Development Report 2019”, which is the latest available global information (published on 9 December 2019), the United States is the only country that ranks in the top 15 on “Human Development” in which the life expectancy at birth is now below 80.0 years. […]

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Sep
2020

All 8 of America’s Worst-Hit Coronavirus States Are Now in the South.All 8 of America’s Worst-Hit Coronavirus States Are Now in the South.

Eric Zuesse Ten of the 11 worst-hit covid states are in the south, mainly in the southeast — Old Dixie. The only non-southern state that’s among the worst-hit 11 states is Iowa, which has the 9th-worst infection-rate. All of the 11 worst-hit states voted for Trump in 2016. The data-source used here is the most-comprehensive […]

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celebrating-the-least-corrupt-country:-rwanda
21

Sep
2020

Celebrating the Least Corrupt Country: RwandaCelebrating the Least Corrupt Country: Rwanda

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at Strategic Culture Probably the most objective international ranking of countries according to the extent of their corruption is the annual Gallup World Poll, in which 1,000 or more individuals in each of over a hundred countries are scientifically randomly sampled and asked “Is corruption widespread throughout the government in” their […]

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