Public Shame, Social Stigma, And The Coronavirus Public shame is a powerful tool. But how useful is it when trying to curb a global pandemic? Shaming stories from South Korean chat rooms, a Pakistani street corner, and a Brooklyn grocery store.
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The Coronavirus Guilt Trip

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The Coronavirus Guilt Trip

The Coronavirus Guilt Trip

The Coronavirus Guilt Trip

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Public shame is a powerful tool. But how useful is it when trying to curb a global pandemic? Shaming stories from South Korean chat rooms, a Pakistani street corner, and a Brooklyn grocery store.