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  •  not if it got in the way of profit (3+ / 0-)
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    Joieau, kyril, wilderness voice

    The British and especially the French sugar plantations of the Caribbean in the 18th Century needed to continually import slaves: not to expand their operations, but merely to maintain their workforce in the face of brutal working conditions and extreme deprivation - the slaves couldn't reproduce faster than they died from malnutrition and disease.

    To those who say the New Deal didn't work: WWII was also government spending

    by Visceral on Wed Jul 04, 2012 at 11:54:09 AM PDT

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