The issue of opioid addiction has become part of the political debate. Richard Eskow, host of The Zero Hour, is joined by historian and author Kathleen Frydl, to talk about the recent studies in years that put opioids on the political radar.

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.