Organ Donations

Professor Nancy Shepher-Hughes
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November 23, 2009
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Guest: Professor Nancy Shepher-Hughes


This Sunday, Bob will argue that buying and selling of body parts should be legal. The current system is flawed, favoring certain people who are fortunate and able to push themselves to the front of the waiting list. Everybody could benefit from a system that would also save more lives and compensate people for the commodities they have to sell. He will be joined by Professor Nancy Shepher-Hughes from UC Berkeley who will argue that because the practice is gruesome in third world countries, it should be outlawed in the US. Leaving the question to be answered: Why can’t we do it better here?