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"The fact that the US is the only nation in the world where organized social power mobilizes around the concept of freedom (and against slavery) to demand more austerity, more punishing “reforms,” can only be explained by the specific, central form slavery took in creating the nation."

— Greg Grandin, a 2009 National Book Award Finalist and now winner of the 2015 Bancroft Prize for History for Empire of Necessity: Slavery, Freedom, and Deception in the New World (Via)


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