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“Power concedes…

Posted: 2013/04/22 by Punkonomics (@dearbalak) in Uncategorized
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“Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.”
Frederick Douglass

This is perhaps the #1 point that every historian (economic especially) needs to convey. Education systems (broadly defined: religions, schools, media, etc) are of course concerned with teaching the opposite so that people will NOT demand and will wait meekly for their masters to through them some scraps and not beat them TOO hard.