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Caitlin C. Rosenthal is Assistant Professor of History at the University of California Berkeley and author of Accounting for Slavery: Masters and Management.
By “dangling the carrot” to improve worker productivity, businesses are taking a page from slavery’s playbook.
Caitlin C. Rosenthal
Racial capitalism brings us back to the idea of dehumanization.
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