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Why do we bother?

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There was another article in the Guardian in support of LVT yesterday. This produced a torrent of the usual fatuous objections, which are well worth reading. Such is the void in understanding that it is clear that we have decades of work to do. Sometimes I wonder if it is worth bothering. If the British want to live in a country where the wealth divide is getting ever greater, to the point that serious social and political unrest is only just over the horizon, why should anyone try to stop this from happening?

Most of us in the LVT movement personally stand to lose if this policy was introduced. I don't know any poor "Georgists". We seem pretty good at understanding our own message and avoiding the worst effects of the present system of land tenure.

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