Hot take on economics
@freakazoid And yes, the actual government and actual army got involved, and on the wrong side, because, well, Wealth as Mr Hobbes says is power, and that shit happens. But that wasn't the initial trigger.
You can look at much of the labour unions movement and conflict as well, Battle of Blair Mountain, Pinkertons, Leadville, Triangle Shirtwaist, and far, far more.
And all that's before we even get to markets, free or otherwise.
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