Rhayader constituted one of the group of boroughs comprising the Radnor parliamentary district until the Redistribution Act of 1885.
The council was empowered to elect one burgess to parliament, and this right continued until the Redistribution of Seats Act of 1885.
Because many more people are poor than rich, they revolt or elect a new leader or strike; they exercise the power of their numbers in such a way as to force a redistribution of wealth (see facing page).
Beyond Robin Hood: Why radical approaches to wealth redistribution don't work History has witnessed numerous attempts, through radical methods, to raise up the poor by extracting wealth from the rich.
A second method of radical redistribution is to increase marginal tax rates to a point that is confiscatory.
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