The practice of lending and borrowing are necessary in a community, but at what point does it become too much? Interest rates and debt are not new to society, but the acceptance of the questionable morals behind such practices are new.
Join us as we run through a history of Usury, from a tool of social cohesion to one of social control.
Despite the royal English charter granting trade in East Africa, England still found itself plagued by foreign ships in her own waters. The Dutch, having the most powerful navy of the time, had harassed British ships for decades by disrupting trade and were generally considered to be the leading European trading power. Control of Europe’sContinue reading “Colston (Pt. II)– The Emergence of Englishmen & Economy”