Land is a necessity for human existence and remains the original source of all wealth. Yet bankers, economists, and politicians have simplistically lumped land and capital together, so apparently, now they mean the same thing.
So why, as a society, have we chosen to eliminate land from the economic calculus? The consequences have been far reaching.
Host Ross Ashcroft is joined by writers and economists Laurie MacFarlane and Josh Ryan-Collins.
Host Ross Ashcroft talks with the anthropologist David Graeber about Batsh*t Construction, a trend that has gripped the world.
Unless we start calling the housing crisis by its real name: extreme land monopoly - we’ll end up with ever more loony solutions for what should be a basic human right.