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Neither investments in land management (e.g. crop rotation, etc.) nor investments in industrialization would have come to much without a strong legal system, which enabled people to be reasonably certain that they would benefit from their investments.

The 19th-century and early 20th-century unions were indeed a great benefit to the working class. One of the the ways in which they benefited it was to agitate in favor of laws that limited the working day, required time off, workplace safety, etc., with the result being that no employer in his/her right mind would fail to address these issues.

Yes, industrialization has its dark spots; sweatshops and workhouses are far from unknown even in Western countries. One of the reasons that most manufacturing is set up in China these days is that the Chines don't have (or don't enforce) labor laws.

It still all comes down to Law; a strong legal system is the basis for everything else.
Freedom is the freedom to say that two plus two make four. If that is granted, all else follows.
-- 6079 Smith W.

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