As one researcher in this report states: the problem is official politics: they demand that we should not count the dead. She was not able to get funds for her research from any academic institution or government organization.
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Stephan A. Schwartz
Yet again we have evidence that the compassionate life-affirming choice in social programs is not only the most wellness oriented, it is also cheaper, and more efficient. We see this over and over, so one must ask, why so often is this not the option chosen? Hate, a need to punish the vulnerable? Self-righteous superiority? Just plain nastiness? Given the evidence I think we ought to be asking this question.
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