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  •  you need to check up on basic economic theory... (0+ / 0-)

    when labor is in high demand there is less competition among workers. as when there is high demand for apples farmers have less reason to compete. When there is lack of effective demand there is a crisis and the Keyensians have to step in.

    What happened in the colonies was that once freed the colonists could start their own farms and became independent farmers. of course,  they also decided to use that most basic form of economy: slavery...and, as we know, in the south, slavery was defended at the cost of hundreds of thousands of lives as a god given property right. After all, it was just competition: the slaves were just losers in the game of competition.

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