Wake Up Call - The Unexpected Legacy Of Slavery - 03/03/14

The Wake Up Call show

Summary: I talk about the economics of slavery and how slavery has contributed immeasurably to the capital assets of the United States today. The conundrum of the payment of reparations in the United States. The advancement of medical science through slaves and slavery. All kinds of businesses profited from the use of slaves as active collateral. Wealth and knowledge acquired through slavery is very understated (if stated at all) in the United States. Stock market comment. Margin debt at record highs. A word of warning about the big banks. Bitcoin follow-up comment. The nonsense about a Greek ‘recovery’. (Greece now said to be a ‘surplus nation’!