Magazine article New Internationalist

The Feral Rich How Can We Help Them? a 10-Point Action Plan for Policymakers

Magazine article New Internationalist

The Feral Rich How Can We Help Them? a 10-Point Action Plan for Policymakers

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Few people would disagree: the undeserving rich are a menace. But what are we to do with them? Illustrated by Kate Charlesworth.

1 GANG CULTURE

Break up their vicious, criminal gangs by arresting the ringleaders and locking them up.

2 PARENTING

Provide parenting classes to teach social values and respect for others that they can pass on to their children.

3 HOUSING

Move them out of overvalued ghettos in the centres of the world's capitals. Turn over the properties that they own, but barely occupy, to public use and social housing.

4 CRIME AND REHAB

Crack down on repeat climate-crime offenders by confiscating their luxury cars and private jets. Rehabilitate persistent offenders by teaching them how to walk and use public transport.

5 EMPLOYMENT

Wean the work-shy offthe benefits of unearned profit. Break trust-fund dependence. …

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