Wednesday, June 22, 2005

The Housing Question

Engels, "The Housing Question":

In the beginning, however, each social revolution will have to take things as it finds them and do its best to get rid of the most crying evils withthe means at its disposal. And we have already seen that the housing shortage can be remedied immediately by expropriating a part of the luxury dwellings belonging to the propertied classes and by quartering workers in the remaining part.

full: http://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1872/housing-question/ch02.htm