No idea when this will go out. But on the subject of reparations for slavery. Roughly this argument.
Given that the descendants of those enslaved are between 6 times richer (Jamaica) and 16 times richer (Barbados) than the descendants of those not enslaved (Benin) then what damage is it that we’re supposed to be paying for?
The presenter was slightly shocked by the argument: but then the researchers had sought me out to make it so….
Update: the piece is here.