Posted: June 2, 2020
Evidence is emerging regarding the consequences of economic and income inequality.
The UN High Commission for Human Rights reports on the disproportionately severe impact of COVID-19 on racial and ethic minorities. Likely causes for the higher death rates across minorities in all countries include poor health care, overcrowded housing, exposure to environmental risks, and broader economic deprivation.
The High Commission goes as far as suggesting that the pandemic cannot be controlled unless governments acknowledge the “the blatant inequalities” it has revealed.
This is food for thought as we plan to build back better. See full article at