Summary #208

Half of England Is owned by less than 1% of its population, researcher says

nytimes.com
  • British writer has discovered that only 25,000 landowners, including corporations and foreigners outside the UK and EU, own half of the land in England.
  • He analyzed 25 million title records in the government’s Land Registry.
  • The article addresses various issues related to economic inequality, including rewarding landowners with subsidies.
  • For example, one of Queen Elizabeth II’s estates received over $900,000 in aid in 2017 alone.

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