Tag: Central America

  • Not liberty

    Lets take a look at Haiti.(Cf. Thomas Piketty, Capitalism and Ideology, Chapter 6). Slavery was abolished for the first time in modern times, not in England, but in Haiti, and by former slaves. In 1780, there were 470,000 slaves in Haiti (90 % of the total population). They rebelled in 1791 and, not surprisingly, their…

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