via Houses of Parliament: Politicians own an estimated $370m of property
Millions of people in our world are homeless. 1% of the World’s population now own more than 50% of the World’s wealth. The self-imposed curse on humanity is our own greed and unwillingness to share. We have created the inequity that exists. It is not necessary. It is not inevitable. There are more than enough resources in our world for all to have the basic necessities of life and more….
It is so good to come across an article such as this – so good to see that at least some people have recognised that current social and economic structures are already failing us and that developing new ones is the only way that we can survive in an effective way. Our present ethos is built around the notion of paid work or employment as crucial to a society’s health….
Most of us are aware of the unprecedented levels of human conflict and suffering that exist in today’s world. We are also aware of the severe inequities in living standards, health, education, housing, access to water, sewerage and the like. We have seen, though not really acknowledged, the obscenity of 53 men and 9 women owning as much wealth as half of the World’s population, i.e 3.6 Billion people. Yes,…
Treasurer Joe Hockey says abolishing negative gearing could lead to rent increases, because that’s what happened in the 1980s. ABC Fact Check investigates. Source: Fact check: Did abolishing negative gearing push up rents? – Fact Check – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)