• Aug 28, 2017

The west’s wealth is based on slavery. Reparations should be paid

By Kehinde Andrews, the Guardian
August 28, 2017

Written by a British author and anchored in the experience in Britain, this author makes a strong argument for what he calls reparatory justice. ” If the countries and companies that became rich by exploiting human flesh paid their debts,” he writes, “the world would be a radically different and fairer place.”

And, in language echoing the Institute’s notion of community justice, he writes that “real reparatory justice would allow the developing world to build strong sustainable economies that could eradicate global poverty” in much the same way building such economies in American cities could eradicate poverty here.

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