How we value human lives

‘If anything good can come of these two tragedies, I hope it’s that it makes more people rethink how we value human lives. I hope it makes it uncomfortably clear that, in the eyes of the media and policymakers, one missing billionaire is seemingly more important than hundreds of missing migrants.’

— Arwa Mahdawi, ‘The Greek shipwreck was a horrific tragedy. Yet it didn’t get the attention of the Titanic story


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