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Did you know the British Royals have about $35 billion in assets, and they colonized every continent except Antarctica to get it?
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The source of Britain's wealth was / is the slave trade.
Reparations are owed worldwide, and if they were paid, this family would be broke.

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#Britain hooked the Chinese on #opium, and took over #HongKong in 1842.

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I am rewriting my earlier tweet threads about British complicity in creation of Bengal famine.
This has references to the literature and primary sources.
Britain was carried by India through the world wars. #BengalFamine #Colonialism
Indian armed forces grew from 189,000 in 1939 to 2,500,000 in 1945!

India massively carried Britain on her shoulders.

War economics of primary producing countries
by A. R. Prest (1948) Image
Britain promised to share the costs.
The deal was that India would incur the costs first and then UK would provide sterling credits later.

Britain was penniless at that time and India bore the costs.
(Refer: Churchill's secret war, Madhusree Mukerjee) Image
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Daily Bookmarks to GAVNet 03/25/2022
Chaotic death recording during the pandemic could mean thousands were WRONGLY blamed on Covid | Daily Mail Online…
#COVID19, #CauseOfDeath, #TerminallyIll
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