Friday February 11th Ron Ewart

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February 11th Ron Ewart


This land is your land, this land is my land…from  California to the  New York island, from the Redwood Forest, to the gulf stream waters…No, wait…that’s not right. This land is now THEIR land. At least that’s their gameplan we are trying to thwart. Listen in to what my guest has to say about your land and my land.

Land…cannot be treated as an ordinary asset, controlled by individuals and subject to the pressures and inefficiencies of the market. Private land ownership is also a principal instrument of accumulation and concentration of wealth and therefore contributes to social injustice; if unchecked, it may becom…no wait. That’s not righte a major obstacle in the planning and implementation of development schemes. Public control of land use is therefore indispensable….”

The United Nations Conference on Human Settlements 1976

Who exactly is the “public”?

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