Deirdre Nansen McCloskey

Deirdre McCloskey is an emerita professor of economics, history, English, and communication at the University of Illinois at Chicago and the author most recently of Bourgeois Equality: How Ideas, Not Capital or Institutions, Enriched the World.

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September 16, 2019

Slavery Did Not Make America Rich

Deirdre Nansen McCloskey

We should stop using the history of slavery for present-day politics against capitalism.

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