5 traditional elements of slavery :
1) People lose the means of production; work on other people’s terms
2) No effective access to political power
3) Forced to pay more tribute or tax; threat of violence to ensure payment
4) Some type of economic debt-based structure; can’t really repay debt; perpetuate debt servitude
5) Systematic abuse that destroys sense of self
The speaker argues that his society demonstrates the first 4 conditions of a slave society.