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The banana is the world’s fourth largest food intake. If you live anywhere in the west, bananas are sure to be a permanent fixture in your grocery list, even if they aren’t grown where you reside.

But there was a time when the banana was a virtually unknown fruit in the developed western world. That is, until a guy named Henry Meiggs stepped in and inadvertently started the banana boom. Meiggs was one of those early American tycoons who were recognized as robber barons, enormously powerful and ruthless individuals who would stop at nothing to build vast strong arm monopolies and lord over them…….

Click here (or go to the ‘War’ tab on top of the page)….. The rise of economic terrorism