Forbes: Why Slavery Wasn't Just A Monstrous Evil, It Was Also Bad Economics

By SIMON CONSTABLE

It should be clear to all right-thinking people that slavery was and is a moral abomination. Most would leave the matter at that, hoping that never again will the practice become entrenched in any society.
Not so, Robert E. Wright, chair of political economy at Augustana University and treasurer of Historians Against Slavery. He decided to delve further into the matter, looking at the economics of the situation.
The result is his recently published book, The Poverty of Slavery. Read more here.


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