Tuesday, January 03, 2006


Statistics are human beings with the tears dried off: How we ignore genocide

Today on WNYC's The Brian Lehrer Show New York Times op-ed columnist Nicholas Kristof and University of Oregon’s Paul Slovik discuss how it is possible for people to be overly concerned about their own health but ignore the plight of others in mortal danger. This timely and important discussion comes on the heels of the situation worsening in Darfur and Congress cutting funding for the African Union peacekeeping troops.

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