Ethical bankruptcy is going to kill us

Right now, everyone who has the money and the connections to get out of Liberia, Guinea or Sierra Leone, has either done so, or is considering doing so. This is what happened during the outbreaks of the Plague in the Middle Ages. This is what happened during the Spanish Flu epidemic. People flee to places they think are safer.

What I’m trying to make clear is that these people are just like you. They don’t think they should hang around in a hot zone and get sick anymore than you would. And no, I am not advocating the grounding of all flights to the affected countries,  because it does impede people coming in to help and fight the pandemic.  And it’s blatantly unethical to strand people in a place we have allowed, by our stupidity, our selfishness, and, frankly, our racism, to go to shit.via Our ethical bankruptcy is going to kill us, not a virus. | The Order of Turbulence

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Author: Khürt Williams

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