The most important reason why we rank so poorly is the increase in single mothers who face an extraordinary burden relative to their overseas counterparts.
If you listen to the leaders in the United States this is the greatest country in the history of everything. But, if you read international surveys the U.S. is a disgrace among developed countries. The health care system is famously expensive and inaccessible. The education system is broken. And the income inequality, it’s just famous.