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RHODESIA-Total Dependence on Monopolies

 RHODESIA Total Dependence on Monopolies Africanist "I WAS in the East End of London (a working class quarter) yesterday and attended a meeting of the unemployed. I listened to the wild speeches, which were just a cry for 'bread! bread!' and on my way home I pondered over the scene and I became more than ever convinced of the importance of imperialism... My cherished solution for the social problem, that, in order to save 40 million inhabitants of the United Kingdom from a bloody civil war, we colonial statesmen must acquire new lands to settle the surplus population, to provide new markets for the goods produced in the factory and the mines. The Empire, as I have always said, is a bread and butter question. If you want to avoid civil war, you must become imperialists." Thus did Cecil Rhodes (Lenin described Rhodes as a social chauvinist) set about to colonise the territories which came to be called Rhodesia, after his name.

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