Discussing :: What do Climate Change and Slavery have in common?

Representing mankind’s darkest hour, slavery involved as a mass trade in people developed under capitalism. The expansion of capitalism, from its genesis in Europe to around the world, saw up to 15 million Africans stolen and sold into slavery. The slave trade itself built profits for the traders. Some trade merchants became considerably wealthy. Liverpool, for example, was established on the trade in people. Slaves built the sugar and cotton industries around the world. The US would not exist as it is now without slavery; its systemic racism today is a consequence of the slave trade and the industries built on it. Simply put, there were many entrenched... read full article

#1

What do Climate Change and Slavery have in common?

Well written Keisha.

#2

What do Climate Change and Slavery have in common?

The "climate change" movement is the new form of slavery preventing Africa from developing under the guise of the western world's agreed policies to cut carbon emissions.

The only way to develop a country, or in this case a continent is to burn fossil fuels so that industry can progress.

Removing Africa's ability to develop forces it to remain 3rd world thereby eliminating the "threat" of a potential new superpower to the developed world.

#3

What do Climate Change and Slavery have in common?

Wow! Thank you for providing me with new information that I was previously unaware of.

#4

What do Climate Change and Slavery have in common?

the climate change scare is just a way to make a small group rich. the companies do not pay, the taxpayers do.

#5

What do Climate Change and Slavery have in common?

Quality read, cheers.

#6

What do Climate Change and Slavery have in common?

"...its development under capitalism..." Bit of a stretch isn't it? By that logic you could say it was abolished "under capitalism" as well.

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