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originally posted by: dizzie56
I dont know how someone could applaud this. Hopefully the Africaaners will fight back
As a result, South Africa starved to the point that the president begged the whites to come back and returned their farms to them. This is the exact same thing, except the new president of South Africa says they'll do it smarter this time and not starve themselves to death and crash their economy. Weeee'llll see.
originally posted by: RAY1990
a reply to: dizzie56
So what's the deal here?
Are they nationalising the lands? Forcing fair distribution as to stop monopolies? You know kinda like other nations do?
Are they really stealing white man's land, is that really the deal here?
The ANC is increasingly under pressure to speed up land redistribution to help shore up its support among poorer black voters ahead of the election next year.
Land redistribution... What accords were drew up in relation to the end of apartheid?
Another piece from your link you didn't post :
White farmers control 73 percent of arable land compared with 85 percent when apartheid ended in 1994, according to a recent study.
I'm not saying you are being dishonest nor am I claiming daily mail are being dishonest, I'm merely asking what's the deal here?
I'm getting a fraction of this story... Ain't I?
So people of colour are basically incapable of feeding themselves?
originally posted by: theantediluvian
And what's the state of affairs 25 years later? The tiny white majority still owns 72% of the arable farm land. Who honestly believes that's sustainable? It seems to me like the world community needs to step in now to keep this from turning into outright genocide but I don't see a path forward where land won't be redistributed.
originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: RAY1990
They are talking about taking land without compensation. That means simply confiscating it to give it to others without giving any compensation to the person who had it.
Imagine if the government here decided they needed the land your house sat on for a school or highway and invoked Eminent Domain, but decided they did not need to compensate you fair market value ... or any market value of any kind? They just decide they want it, so they take it. And you have no say in anything and no compensation with which to even attempt to land on your feet afterward.
That's what's being talked about, and it came with the postscript threat that they are being "nice" enough to not talk about slaughter yet, and the only people this will be happening to are the white farmers.