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Hi all, I read an interesting article today about how staple foods' shelf life caused some societies to become more unequal than others. Would like to hear your thoughts.
https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/04/25/the-secret-ancient-history-of-the-potato-that-could-change-the-story-of-civilization/
 
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In general agricultural societies have been more unequal, I think.

Ton of essays about it, not by me: https://theanarchistlibrary.org/library/jason-godesky-thirty-theses

And another one somewhat related: http://kennysideshow.blogspot.com/2008/05/agriculture-or-permaculture-why-words.html
 
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