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  1. Jun 2022
    1. It is a fact that lands have been sold for five shillings, which were worth one hundred pounds: if sheriffs, thus immediately under the eye of our state legislature and judiciary, have dared to commit these outrages, what would they not have done if their masters had been at Philadelphia or New York?

      This is almost hilarious in light of how the U.S. Government has since repeatedly dispossessed Indigenous Americans of their lands for far less than "five shillings."

  2. Oct 2015
    1. “Some of the land taken from black families has become a country club in Virginia,” the AP reported.

      Resembles the dispossession of the poor presented by Harvey in The Right to the City.