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November 22, 2019; Washington Post

From Baldwin, Florida, comes a story about a small town opening its own grocery store, a useful reminder that public ownership is actually rather common in the US.

A quick look across the pond to the United Kingdom illustrates this. There, Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Party, in its “radicalmanifesto (party platform), calls for