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Alexander Hamilton and the Poverty of Slavery

Alexander Hamilton and the Poverty of Slavery By Robert E. Wright for the Alexander Hamilton Awareness Society at the Hamilton Grange in Manhattan, 22 February 2020, 1 p.m. ET A spectre haunts the world, the spectre of the widespread return of slavery. A thorough dose of Hamiltonian economics, however, could save the world from this…

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Why the Historical past of Capitalism Subfield Obtained Slavery (and Virtually All of the items Else) so Terribly Despicable

Why the History of Capitalism Subfield Got Slavery (and Almost Everything Else) so Terribly Wrong By Robert E. Wright, Nef Family Chair of Political Economy, Augustana University Abstract: This article summarizes the argument of my 2017 book, The Poverty of Slavery: How Unfree Labor Pollutes the Economy, which critiques the work of “historians of capitalism,”…