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Unemployment Kills: The Longer Lockdowns Last, the Worse It Will Get

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05/04/2020Ryan McMaken

Thirty million Americans are now unemployed, in part thanks to government "lockdowns." Meanwhile, unemployment in many cases doubles the unemployed person's risk of death through disease, suicide, or drug overdose.

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Original Article: "Unemployment Kills: The Longer Lockdowns Last, the Worse It Will Get"

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