The New York Times Magazine

American Capitalism Is Brutal. You Can Trace That to the Plantation

Matthew Desmond

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From The New York Times Magazine: “American Capitalism Is Brutal. You Can Trace That to the Plantation” by Matthew Desmond

A couple of years before he was convicted of securities fraud, Martin Shkreli was the chief executive of a pharmaceutical company that acquired the rights to Daraprim, a lifesaving antiparasitic drug...

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PREVIEW

From The New York Times Magazine: “American Capitalism Is Brutal. You Can Trace That to the Plantation” by Matthew Desmond

A couple of years before he was convicted of securities fraud, Martin Shkreli was the chief executive of a pharmaceutical company that acquired the rights to Daraprim, a lifesaving antiparasitic drug...