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Card image 19 June 2018 Daily Maverick

Expropriating idle land, or inner-city slums, is a slippery slope

Gauteng wants to expropriate so-called “idle land”. Johannesburg wants to expropriate old buildings in the CBD. But nothing stops politicians from making the same argument to confiscate “idle” savings and redistribute them to people who could better use the cash.

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https://www.oaklandinstitute.org/relocation-sites-maasai-evictions-critically-flawed

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