Between 2019 and 2021, life expectancy in the US plunged almost three years while for Cuba it edged up 0.2 years.
Author: Don Fitz
Don Fitz is on the Editorial Board of Green Social Thought, where a version of this article originally appeared. He was the 2016 candidate of the Missouri Green Party for Governor. His book, Cuban Health Care: The Ongoing Revolution, has been available since June 2020.