That's because the IMF Report is using an outdated Economic Model, David.
You are beginning to sound like one of these. These people are living in the wrong millennium.
Why, they sound just like Abraham Lincoln:
Let me ask you: how old is that?
Next thing you know, they'll be quoting some loon from the professional leftTM, for crying out loud.
Why not Martin Luther King, Jr., while we are at it.
You've got to live with your times, David.
Time to reclaim the American Dream, don't you know?
Haven't you heard? slave labor is all the rage, in this day and age.
As in all ages.
And it's good for the Economy.
I mean, hasn't slave labor always existed throughout history? Hasn't slavery been the natural state of mankind. The Greeks had slaves, the Romans had slaves, and the English and Americans had slaves too, until very recently. And theirs were, in their times, perfectly working economic models—all of them, in their own rights.
Look at Ancient Rome, for instance:
Those were the glory days of the Roman Empire.
Surely, it couldn't have been all that bad.
Seneca was a Roman and he was a Humanist, too:
And a wise man:
But then again, Seneca managed somehow to get himself entangled in the the Pisonian conspiracy, so he couldn't have been all that wise.
But what do I know?.
You tell me.
Your guess is as good as mine.