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

https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2019/08/14/magazine/slavery-capitalism.html

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. Previously the drug cost $13.50 a pill, but in Shkreli's hands, the price quickly increased by a factor of 56, to $750 a pill.