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Season of mean men

By Yinka Odumakin HUMANITY has never been in want of depraved and very mean humans who are so drained of its essential ingredients. One of the most inconsiderate statements ever made in history was the phrase “let them eat cake” first attributed to Marie Antoinette in 1789, supposedly having been uttered during one of the
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Bridging the gap between the rich and the poor: Priority for candidates

It is written that man cannot live by bread alone. In 1789, a sudden rise in the cost of bread from Eight (8) Sous to Twelve (12) Sous was enough to propel a large percentage of the citizenry of France, who before then had endured the pains of a harsh economy, worsened by enormous war spending, towards a revolution which ultimately resulted in the historic Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen. The French Revolution was therefore not only a means of bringing about political change but also a mechanism by the poor of the French society for improved living conditions and a change in general economic fortune.

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