With the Australian federal election coming up in the new year, it would be great if one of the burgeoning political parties or even an independent candidate, just one, would acknowledge the problem.

For whom do you vote when our politcal ills stem from working in vain to deal with the many poor socio-economic outcomes–eg. by establishing ‘regulatory’ bodies–instead of eradicating their cause, the rentier.

So far, John Maynard Keynes has been proven wrong in believing we would euthanise the rentier.