WSJ, 10:22... Does a decades-long rise in suicide among white Americans signal an emerging crisis for U.S. capitalism and democracy? Nobel prize-winning economist Angus Deaton, and his wife, fellow Princeton Prof. Anne Case, share their provocative theory.
Modern medicine can keep us alive longer, but for some this added time is marked by tremendous pain and suffering. Refusing treatments is a patient's right, but should they also have the right to terminate their lives before becoming incapacitated?