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Unthinking concern

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Concern about economic injustice needs to be tempered with a sound understanding of the causes. If it is not, you get proposals for nonsensical ideas such as global wealth taxes, currently the subject of a petition under the umbrella of

How would a global wealth tax work? Who would get the revenue? How would wealth even be defined? Would it include, for example, jewellery in bedside tables, first edition books still in their original dust jackets, lying forgotten in boxes, or pedigree horses? How would this wealth be valued? How would the authorities make sure it was paid? ought to exercise better judgement about the causes they support and people with a social conscience should engage their brains before going public with stupid suggestions. One might also question the value of online petitions. How many of the signatures belong to fictitious characters?


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