I Thought Guardian Readers Could Not Get Any Thicker!

NOT A LOT OF PEOPLE KNOW THAT

By Paul Homewood

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http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/apr/07/climate-change-violence-occupy-earth?CMP=twt_fd

One of the examples this silly little girl uses is the French Revolution:

One of the events prompting the French Revolution was the failure of the 1788 wheat crop, which made bread prices skyrocket and the poor go hungry.

And the study she links to?

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http://personal.lse.ac.uk/fleischh/Drought%20and%20the%20French%20Revolution.pdf

Just so that Rebecca gets the message, I will highlight:

Drought and the French Revolution:
Historians have argued that crop failure
in 1788 and cold weather in the winter of
1788/89

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