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Protest Posters On The Guardian

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Guardian has a bit about protest posters.

The one on the main page is a rent related one. It's not featured on the article that I can see though. (look on main page for it)

Posters are:-

http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/gallery/2011/mar/24/poster-workshop-1968-protest

That poster seems to be trying to introduce price controls that failed in the UK in the 1970's and was tried and has failed in Zimbabwe Russia and the US.

What was it Einstein said about stupidity?

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That poster seems to be trying to introduce price controls that failed in the UK in the 1970's and was tried and has failed in Zimbabwe Russia and the US.

What was it Einstein said about stupidity?

Rents are not part of the free market, they are more like blackmail or extortion. Clearly you agree that those things should be limited, so why not rents?

In any event, there are hundreds of policies designed to lower wages and reduce worker bargaining power already - retinkering in their favour is one way of trying to solve the problems it causes. (The other is to drop the other policies of course.)

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That poster seems to be trying to introduce price controls that failed in the UK in the 1970's and was tried and has failed in Zimbabwe Russia and the US.

What was it Einstein said about stupidity?

There are plenty of market distortions in the rental sector already controlled by the government...interest expenses deductibility for BTL..housing benefit...legislation denying rights to tenants...planning legislation...this is not a free market!!!!! Free markets do not exisist.

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Why not let house prices fall, then new entrants to the landlord market will be able to charge a lower rent and still make a good profit out of it.

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I always wonder why people believe that the government is motivated by or even able to help them.

They don't care, they don't like you unless you are in the act of voting for them and they couldn't help you much if their life depended on it.

get rid of them!

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I always wonder why people believe that the government is motivated by or even able to help them.

They don't care, they don't like you unless you are in the act of voting for them and they couldn't help you much if their life depended on it.

get rid of them!

Government policy over the last twenty to thirty years has help push housing costs up and ignored the negative effects of that. Is it too much to ask them to to desist and allow market forces to return. <_<

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