2020-12-05 19:27:55

Slavery will never be history as long as we turn a blind eye to China | Nick Cohen

Consumers don’t want to know their stuff is made by forced Uighur labourToday’s confrontation with the slave trade of the 18th and 19th centuries could puff us up and make us feel better about ourselves were the slave trade of the 21st not thriving. We will remember 2020 for the crowds taking down statues of Confederate generals and English slavers; of Black Lives Matter protests against slavery’s continuing legacy of condemning African Americans to suffer as their country’s lowest caste.So successful has the overdue moment of reckoning been that Hollywood and the leaders of American c