Karl Deeter: Social campaigners should change their tune
We need to ask why state tenants don’t have to make room for another person in greater need
We need to move beyond the sentiment that if the state does something, it’s inherently good, and if somebody who isn’t “the state” does it, it’s bad.
No area makes this point clearer than the Irish property market. Often, we hear people decry that the state doesn’t build property, that it owns loads of houses, that it shouldn’t sell them, and the solution to our ills is that we build more. ...
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