Cheap Labor — The Engine Of Wealth

… “brainstorming about ways to find a source of cheap labor to create an engine of true wealth. The obvious path forward was to acquire slaves.”

From The Dark History of Race and Terror over at Talking Points Memo.

Cheap labor, the engine of wealth. Does this sound like an economy near you?

53% of Americans can’t come up with $400 for an emergency.

The top 0.1% of Americans have as much wealth as the bottom 90%.

Cheap labor – great wealth at the top.