Author: Usama Bilal

Unfettered Economy Kills, Especially When it Thrives

Economic conditions affect health. In fact, economic conditions can kill. This idea is nothing new in itself–we have known about it for centuries. Engels’ The Conditions of the Working Class (1845) has already showed us this (see Figure below, drawn from data in Engels’ work).

Unfettered Economy Kills, Especially When it Thrives

Economic conditions affect health. In fact, economic conditions can kill. This idea is nothing new in itself–we have known about it for centuries. Engels’ The Conditions of the Working Class (1845) has already showed us this (see Figure below, drawn from data in Engels’ work).