Marc Wilson marc.wilson at gmx.co.uk
Tue Oct 17 17:07:58 BST 2017

On Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:28:45 -0500, "Tony Zbaraschuk" <tonyz at eskimo.com>

>Also note that a lot of slavery was debt peonage, ending up with people
>in thrall to the local noble or moneylender; 

The only thing I'd dispute in that sentence is the use of the past
tense.  It still goes on, and tens of millions of people worldwide are
enmeshed in what's now called "modern slavery".
$100,000 for a BA, $60,000 for an MFA and now I design dick
jokes for a living.  - Amy from Cards Against Humanity

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