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Podcast offers a fascinating look at coronavirus shaming in different cultures

Whether you’re for or against it, the tactic of shaming people into following rules during quarantine, or even pressuring them to perform basic hygiene-related procedures, has become the norm in many countries and cultures.

A recent podcast from NPR’s Rough Translation delves into how shaming works in three different countries, and the affects it’s had on different people, from a COVID-19 positive playwright in New York City, to unemployed workers in Pakistan.

You can learn more about the podcast episode – and listen to it – here.

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