I'm joined by investigative journalist Jessie Singer to talk about their book There Are No Accidents: The Deadly Rise of Injury and Disaster- Who Profits and Who Pays the Price. Jessie's writing has appeared in The Guardian, Village Voice, the Washington Post and the Atlantic, among numerous other outlets.
Most "accidents" are in fact preventable, with one's social class and race being significant predictors in the incidence and intensity of injury. People of all walks of life make mistakes, or face misfortune out of their control; however, socioeconomic status can insulate some from death or injury, and make the less fortunate disproportionately at risk.
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