Author

Jeorg Rieger

Jeorg Rieger

Professor of Theology, Vanderbilt Divinity School

COMMENTARY

Slavery was the ultimate labor distortion – empowering workers would be a form of reparations

By: - September 6, 2021

The conversation about reparations for slavery entered a new stage earlier in 2021, with the U.S. House Judiciary Committee voting for the creation of a commission to address the matter. The bill, H.R. 40, has been introduced every Congress since 1989 by Reps. Sheila Jackson Lee and John Conyers, until his death in 2019. But […]