A child born in the Unites Sates is 76% more likely to die from before reaching adulthood than a child born elsewhere in the developed world. Richard Eskow talks about the poverty and institutional racism in America.

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.