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Subsistence farming is the life for thee. It's crude and the landowner takes a third of what you grow. You have nothing to offer but your symbolic fealty. 


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You are gainfully employed in a skilled trade or white-collar profession. There is a good likelihood your parents were from the same class strata. 


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Local merchants pay you protection money, either directly or through intermediaries. You got to your current position by murdering the previous strongman, who exploited the neighbourhood far too much.




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About The East is a Podcast

The East is a Podcast is a show that focuses a critical lens on the history of the present of the modern Middle East and North Africa. Interviews with experts and archival mashups.
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Launch Pod Kapital, a new biweekly podcast on the life and work of Karl Marx. This show will feature readings from his letters, analyses of his writings, and interviews with Marx scholars.
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