Foreign News: Land Nationalization

Last week the famed British Liberal, David Lloyd George, encountered heavy going when he attempted to secure the endorsement of the Liberal Candidates' Association for his new land nationalization scheme (TIME, Sept. 28).

At first Mr. George pleaded for this unemployment panacea in its original form: 1) "Resumption of ownership" by the Government of all arable land; 2) the former landlords to be reimbursed by guaranteed sums equivalent to their present rent; 3) unemployed city and country laborers to be drawn into the small farmer class as "cultivating tenants" of the Government.


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