I've been reading about politics, debt, and the financial sector again. First, I came across this article about Trump supporters. And then I read Your Phone Was Made by Slaves: a Primer on the Secret Economy. I've one problem with that article. It states that Peonage slavery ended in the United States by the end of WWII and no longer exists. That's incorrect. With prison privatization, peonage slavery has, in fact, returned. (Still, read the previous article. It's long but important and makes connections between slavery and climate change I didn't know about before.) I saw a disturbing article about a man being arrested for non-payment of student loans (not 100% true but still a big part of it) as well as having their Social Security funds garnished. I keep thinking about how much evil results when the balance of wealth is as off kilter as it is these days. Oh, Capitalism.
I'd go on for longer but I've run out of time. More later.
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