By Liza Casella
There are exactly zero counties in the United States where one can support a family on a minimum wage salary. In 2018, 8.5% of Americans, including 5.5% of children, did not have health insurance. Economic mobility is becoming increasingly difficult. It is blatantly obvious that capitalism in the United States is propagating cycles of poverty, exploiting low-income families, preventing people from accessing preventative and emergency healthcare, and is thus indirectly responsible for the death of millions.