there is a problem here
It is called Class War.
If we are being honest this was evident even before quarantine but here’s another proof that children from lower income families don’t have the same opportunities as more privileged kids
Let’s not also forget that the small number of lifeboats was so the rich passengers had more room to stroll around on the decks.
The Titanic is such a shockingly apt metaphor.
I learned this song in school:
“They built the ship, Titanic / to sail the ocean’s blue / and they said it was a ship / that the water’d never come thru / it was on its maiden trip / when an iceburg hit the ship / it was sad when the great ship went down.
Verse: It was sad / oh it was sad / it was sad when the great ship went down / to the bottom of the… / husbands and wives, little kiddies lost their lives / it was sad when the great ship went down.
Well the ship set sail from England / and not very far from shore / the rich refused to associate with the poor / so they put them down below / where they’d be the first to go / it was sad when the great ship went down…”
This guy says it better than anyone:
“That’s the problem of leaving any kind of disaster preparedness up to the market and market forces — it will never work,” said Dr. John Hick, who has advised HHS on pandemic preparedness since 2002. “The market is not going to give priority to a relatively no-frills but dependable ventilator that’s not expensive.”
Full article here: