Noxious Market

A market in things that should not be for sale. 

Organ Donation and Transplantation Statistics

This webpage provides information about kidney donation rates in the U.S.

It's Legal to Sell Sex in Amsterdam, But Don’t Expect the Same Rights As Other Workers

The famously permissive Dutch city is cracking down on prostitution, relocating sex workers, and discriminating against those employed in the industry.

Buying Kidneys with an Ethics Professor

According to Prof. Taylor, nearly 18 people a day die from a shortage of kidney donors. Economists have argued for decades that these kinds of markets could save lives by creating better incentives for people to donate their organs to people in dire need, but critics say that it would encourage poorer people to put their health at risk for money.

Is It Ok to Pay People for Their Blood Plasma

Getting paid for your blood—do you have any concerns? Many people are opposed to donors receiving compensation for ethical reasons. Should people only donate blood for altruistic reasons? Should we worry about exploitation?

Should You Be Allowed to Buy or Sell Your Kidney?

How can we decide what can be for sale on a market - are there things that we shouldn't allow to be purchased? In this video, Professor Peter Jaworski asks students at Red Square at Georgetown University for their opinion on what should and shouldn't be off limits - and the results might surprise you.

Episode 518: Your Organs, Please

Changing behavior is hard. That's something that organ donor advocates know firsthand. When the state of Michigan found itself with the lowest donor rate in the country, something had to change.

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