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Winston Churchill – land reformer

(1874 – 1965) This is one of our 50 famous biographies we are uploading by former Progress editor Karl Williams. See more “The socially-produced value of the land is reaped by the speculator in exact proportion, not to the service, but to the disservice, done.  The...

Land and Monopoly

By Winston Churchill Speech given to the House of Commons Land monopoly is not the only monopoly, but it is by far the greatest of monopolies – it is a perpetual monopoly, and it is the mother of all other forms of monopoly. Unearned increments in land are not...

The Mother of All Monopolies

Winston Churchill – From a Speech Delivered at King’s Theatre in Edinburgh on 17 July 1909 It is quite true that land monopoly is not the only monopoly which exists, but it is by far the greatest of monopolies – it is a perpetual monopoly, and it is...

Land Price as a Cause of Poverty

Winston Churchill’s Speech in the House of Commons, 4 May 1909, in response to Mr AJ Balfour, Leader of the Opposition The immemorial custom of nearly every modern State, the mature conclusions of many of the greatest thinkers, have placed the tenure, transfer,...