Enclosure (sometimes inclosure) was the legal process in England of consolidating (enclosing) small landholdings into larger farms since the 13th century. Once enclosed, use of the land became restricted and available only to the owner, and it ceased to be common land for communal use. — Wikipedia
“Austerity is theft, the greatest transfer of wealth from poor to the rich since the enclosures.” – The Gower Initiative for Modern Money Studies
Fuad Alakbarov (Azerbaijani-Scottish human rights activist, political commentator and humanitarian.) In the week before Christmas, the Secretary of State for housing claimed that the sky rocketing levels of homelessness were down to social issues and had nothing to do with the government’s housing policy.
How Austerity Ripped the World Apart
There’s a force that’s ripping the world apart. Slashing through democracy, the future, and society. Reducing the planet to a smoking, melted wreck. Around the globe, people are revolting against it. In Paris, anger against this force has united the left and right into the gilets jaunes – at least for the moment.