It's pop history but the book 7 Myths About the Spanish Conquest does a good job of explaining that conquistadors (and others) were just venture capitalists operating out of floating office buildings.
There's a joke about Columbus being the "first American capitalist" that involves a long satirical account of his "accomplishments" and ends with the punchline, "and he did it all on borrowed money" 😂
@yaaps the aristocrats but the punchline is "The United States of America!"
And capital responds...
So... Is that all you got?
Ecosteader is a community dedicated to survival of indigenous languages, artists, native plants, water protectors, land defenders. Decolonize food. Decolonize medicine. Decolonize housing. Decolonize the ¨USA¨ from European settlements, monuments, statues, and accounting systems that DO NOT BELONG on Turtle Island. Decolonize the delusions of the white man and his fascistbook.