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Want to tackle inequality? Then first change our land ownership laws | George Monbiot

One year ago   |   By The Guardian

From housing costs to wildlife collapse, we pay the price while the rich boost their profits. But from today we can fight back What is the most neglected issue in British politics? I would say land. Literally and metaphorically, land underlies our lives, but its ownership and control have been captured by a tiny number of people. The results include soaring inequality and exclusion; the massive cost of renting or buying a decent home; the collapse of wildlife and ecosystems; repeated financial crises; and the loss of public space. Yet for 70 years this crucial issue has scarcely featured...
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