Should We Pay People to Donate Their Kidneys?
Our supply problem would supposedly be fixed—and we could save money overall—by paying people up to $10,000 to donate a kidney, but are we ready for a society where the disadvantaged are a source of replacement parts for those with means?
The Organ Detective: Hidden Global Market in Human Flesh
Tracking the organ trade, anthropologist Nancy Scheper-Hughes visited African and South American dialysis units, organ banks, police morgues, and hospitals. She interviewed surgeons, patient's rights activists, pathologists, nephrologists, and nurses. So why aren't more people listening to her?