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Organs for Sale

Why We Need a Market for Organs

Sabrina Zurga | Posted 06.22.2016 | Politics
Sabrina Zurga

Everyday, 21 people die because they cannot secure an organ for transplant-- and this number is on the rise. A burgeoning black market for organs fills this gap between supply and demand.

Black Market For Organs Is Alive And Well On Facebook

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.10.2014 | Technology

Desperate for money, a slew of people have apparently turned to Facebook in an attempt to sell their organs, a United Kingdom newspaper investigation ...

Take a Deep Breath (Inhale): Organ Panics

Nancy Scheper-Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nancy Scheper-Hughes

Unlike in numerous other states around the world, we in the United States have allowed our official organ donor waiting list to run riot, resulting in black market horrors few can even imagine.

Economist Urges Reversal On Organ Sale Ban

Wall Street Journal | LAURA MECKLER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Amid a severe kidney-donor shortage, an idea long considered anathema in the medical community is gaining new currency: payments for people willing to...