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Land Taxation and Land Tenure Ethics

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A history of the problems associated with land ownership and the "land question" in the modern world. A solution to the injustices will be facilitated by the implementation of Land Value Taxation as proposed by Henry George

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Land Taxation and Land Tenure Ethics

  1. 1. Putting the country on the road to economic justice and prosperity: Land Value Taxation Presentation by Dr. J. A. Ainsley
  2. 2. Act I
  3. 3. African society is suffering from a crisis of land ownership
  4. 4. The State is losing popular support due to failure to tackle this issue.
  5. 5. There is a contrast between modern and traditional ideas about land
  6. 6. Land ownership needs to be seen to be equitably distributed
  7. 7. Land Value Taxation will resolve the crisis
  8. 8. Act II, Scene 1
  9. 9. Land ownership has presented problems throughout history
  10. 10. Kenya’s land problem starts from colonial times
  11. 11. In pre-colonial times land ownership was communal
  12. 12. The Colonialists introduced the private ownership system
  13. 13. The Independence Government did not solve the land problem
  14. 14. Land problems started before Christianity and continued with it
  15. 15. Land ownership became concentrated even in ancient times
  16. 16. In Medieval Europe the situation worsened with the Enclosures
  17. 17. Europe’s landless peoples either starved or emigrated to America
  18. 18. The spread of European civilization to America extended the problem
  19. 19. Landlessness is now the normal situation in the world
  20. 20. It is now also an urban problem
  21. 21. The Industrial Revolution coincided with urbanization and the slums
  22. 22. Slums are now mainly a developing world phenomenon
  23. 23. The urban elites contribute to the urban housing problem
  24. 24. Land monopoly leads to misery for the majority
  25. 25. Attitudes are changing so as to give the urban poor security of tenure
  26. 26. Act II, Scene 2
  27. 27. Land ownership is first an ethical matter then an economic one
  28. 28. Religious tradition and Ethics can enlighten us in this matter
  29. 29. The Church Fathers were opposed to concentration of land ownership
  30. 30. Ethics shows that land cannot be “owned”
  31. 31. Common Law contradicts Civil Law on some land ownership issues
  32. 32. Economics and Private Good clash with Ethics and the Common Good
  33. 33. Individualised land tenure has advantages over communal tenure
  34. 34. Private ownership causes a dilemma by harming the common good
  35. 35. It is the community which gives land its value
  36. 36. Act II, Scene 3
  37. 37. Land Value Taxation will solve the problem
  38. 38. Land Taxation has been successful wherever it has been applied
  39. 39. It has several beneficial effects
  40. 40. LVT benefited agriculture in America, Taiwan and Australia
  41. 41. LVT has benefited cities in America and Asia
  42. 42. Land Taxation effectively converts freehold into leasehold
  43. 43. Land Taxation rates will not need to be high
  44. 44. Land Taxation will help to solve several problems specific to Kenya
  45. 45. Land-grabbers will be forced to offload unused land onto the market
  46. 46. LVT will assist the State to enforce regulations for good land usage
  47. 47. There are several obstacles to the implementation of Land Taxation
  48. 48. The greatest obstacle is widespread ignorance of the nature of land tenure
  49. 49. The large landowners have always been opposed to any land tax
  50. 50. Land speculators, banks, the car industry etc. will all oppose LVT
  51. 51. Act III
  52. 52. So, is an equitable distribution of land in Kenya possible?
  53. 53. Ignorance and powerful vested interests threaten this distribution
  54. 54. The Government must implement Land Value Taxation
  55. 55. LVT will put the country on the road to economic justice and prosperity
  56. 56. Closing image for end of presentation

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