Why Accidents Aren’t Accidental

Vox Conversations | 19 May 2022 | 0h 53m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Jessie Singer about her book There Are No Accidents: The Deadly Rise of Injury and Disaster―Who Profits and Who Pays the Price. Argues for a complete rethink of our understanding of accidents as seemingly random, blameless, harm-inducing events. Discusses what drug overdoses, car crashes, and apartment building fires have in common, the systemic structural vulnerabilities that lead to accidents, and how we can press for greater accountability.

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