Richard Eskow, host of The Zero Hour, talks about a new report shows that rich America’s live longer, by 15 about years on average, than the poorer American and that these disparities appear to be worsened by the American health care system and it’s reliance on for-profit health insurance companies.

Richard Eskow is host and managing editor of The Zero Hour, a weekly radio program produced by We Act Radio. He was the senior writer and editor for the Bernie Sanders presidential campaign. Richard has written for a number of print and online publications, was a founding contributor to the Huffington Post, and is a longtime activist. He is also a Senior Fellow with the Campaign for America’s Future.