Why Rent Control Should be Brought Back

The tone for property ownership was set in 1215. Why have we lost it?

A home should not be there for profit. It is there primarily for shelter. Pixabay.

One of the aspects of capitalism that separates it from every other economic system is that people can own property that they don’t live on. When the king of England tried that in the 13th century, there was an uprising. The king felt it his sovereign right to tell his subjects…



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