How long will 8 billion people allow 100 families to control them?

The 8 billion individuals, each with their own unique perspectives, needs, and aspirations, metaphorically represent the entire global population. They are the diverse mass, the multitude of voices, and the vast array of experiences that make up our world. On the other hand, the ‘100 families’ symbolize a concentrated group of influential entities. These entities, through various means, hold significant power, shaping societal norms, influencing decisions, and steering the course of events in many ways.

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The FORGOTTEN SLAVE TRADE [WHITE EUROPEAN SLAVES]

Starting with the practice of slavery in the ancient world, Simon Webb traces the history of slavery in Europe and examines the experiences of those who were forcibly taken from their homes. He describes how thousands of European boys were castrated and then sold in Africa and the Middle East, and also explains how the role of the newly-independent United States helped to put an end to the trade in European and American slaves. He also discuss the importance of towns such as Bristol, which was an important staging-post for the transfer of English slaves to Africa over 1,000 years before it became a major centre for the slave trade in the eighteenth century.

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