Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Tag: private property

The ‘Private Property’ Chokehold on Equality

How extraordinary that the glaring oppression of private property remains the invisible elephant in the room. Who doubts how many huge “private” fortunes accumulate by passing huge liabilities from “externalities” (pollution, waste, disease, ruinous landscapes) onto public shoulders? Hold manufacturing liabilities to impeccable business logic, not what lobbyist influence-peddling frees them to get away with. How long can the commons survive when our most affluent free-loaders are not only “too big to fail” but “too immune to pay their own way”?

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