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How the Shadow of Slavery Still Hangs Over Global Finance
Philip Roscoe | The Conversation - TRANSCEND Media Service, 31 Aug 2020

21 Aug 2020 – Slave traders transformed human lives into profit-bearing opportunities – just like modern finance. The slave trade pioneered a new kind of finance, secured on the bodies of the powerless. Today, the arcane products of high finance, targeting the poor and troubled as profit opportunities for the already-rich, still bear that deep unfairness.

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