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Card image 05 April 2018 Daily Maverick

Yes, we can – and must – expropriate land

Something must be done about land. The question is how. The land question looms huge in the cities, where the poor are rebelling against the “new dawn”. It looms larger in the countryside. We can and must transform rural society, from a place of dominance and corruption to one of dignity and growth. The answer is to use the tax code to expropriate without either compensation or state ownership, recycling the proceeds into credit and support for hundreds of thousands of small commercial farmers.

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