The Majority Report with Sam Seder

American Prospect senior writer, Monica Potts: explained  historically dramatic examples of declining life expectancy, what's driving reduce life spans in poor white women, the links between income, education and health, the importance of being exposed to healthier lifestyles and access to healthy food and the relevance of investing in the social safety net.

The latest from Syria, John Kerry gaffe or strategic offer, Russia's proposal and what the next steps are.

On The Better Half: privatised meat inspections leave fecal matter in meat, Michael Bloomberg is demented, Bill De Blasio's modest tax proposals have New York's wealthy whining, new 401k failures and your IMs.

And keep the conversation going on our morning thread

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