The political party system dating
In practice, a single authoritarian party controls both the political and economic systems.In the twentieth century, communism was associated with the economic and political systems of China and the Soviet Union and of the satellites of the Soviet Union.Even if we could find places to build where people want to live, which is mainly in or near London, bringing down house prices would take time.Not only would we need new houses, which take time to build (and it would take vast numbers to have any effect on prices), but we would need to push economic growth out of London and the South-east, which is another common manifesto promise that no one has a clue how to deliver.Yet none of the solutions promised by governments and oppositions over the years are as simple as they seem.Manifestos never get beyond “build more houses” and always fail to answer the “where” question, except by ruling out the green belt.Well, residential stamp duty raises £8.6bn a year, and the yield is forecast to double over the next three years.
That is to cut stamp duty: the tax on buying and selling property.
She often said that vote was about more than just leaving the EU, but the message didn’t cut through and she ended up presenting herself as the “strong and stable” alternative to a dangerous Jeremy Corbyn.
We can see now that portraying a Corbyn government as a “coalition of chaos” helped to reinforce his appeal as the candidate who would shake things up a bit.
[Fowler] An economic and social system envisioned by the nineteenth-century German scholar Karl Marx.
In theory, under communism, all means of production are owned in common, rather than by individuals (see Marxism and Marxism-Leninism).