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Debt: The first five thousand years

An article connecting money, debt, and violence.

“For much of human history, systems of virtual money were designed and regulated to ensure that nothing like capitalism could ever emerge to begin with – at least not as it appears in its present form, with most of the world’s population placed in a condition that would in many other periods of history be considered tantamount to slavery.”

Read the full article. Long, but worth it.