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Our key workers are among the lowest paid. What does that say about our skewed modern values?

Now is the time for us to think about the correlation between social good and economic reward in the 21st century—and then act upon it

By Joanna George  

Amazon delivery driver in London,UK on April 22, 2020. A virtual parliament has returned with most MP's working from home, the government has promised to increase testing to 100,000 a day by the end of the April, an increase of 82,000, as critisism of the governments handling of the pandemic mounts. (Photo by Claire Doherty/Sipa USA)

Can you explain what value your work adds to the greater good of society and the environment? If not, why not? This question will be more uncomfortable for some than it is for others. It is asked against the backdrop of a global health pandemic, which has seen “key” workers such as doctors, nurses, teachers, transport…

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