Category: Land Disputes
|June 19, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
The Supreme Court of the Philippines ordered land distribution in 2012. How’s that working out? Badly. Contracts have replaced titles.
|June 14, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes, Subsidies & Waste & Public Debt|
Small farmers are losing land — it’s a land reform movement in reverse. In 20 years, half of US farmland will be sold to new owners.
|June 7, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
How’d you like it if your ancestors’ graves were trampled, if your most mystical sites were violated, if your spirit were not allowed to rest?
|May 14, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
Some of the nicest places to visit are some of the deadliest places to live if you’re a native living off the land of your folk.
|May 5, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
If rancher Bundy offered to pay his neighbors rather than distant politicians, then he might have a moral leg to stand on.
|April 9, 2014||Posted by Staff under Financial, Land Disputes, War / Peace|
Will any ordinary Ukrainian see one penny of that loan? But will all the regular Ukrainians have to pay back that loan?
|March 8, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
In paradise — Ile à Vache, coveted by Lamothe’s administration — people are made landless, without food sovereignty.
|February 14, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
Land grabs by wealthy foreign investors are on the rise in America’s heartland. Will the US subsidize them, too?
|February 10, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
A civil war rages in India, overlooked by the corporate media and a world indifferent to tribal people who are unlikely to be heavy shoppers.
|February 7, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
As their rhetoric on land rights rises, the gap between the elites’s words and deeds grows, yet cognitive dissonance is an opportunity for reform.
|February 5, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
Indigenous groups and non-indigenous settlers are often in conflict over land, forests, and mining rights.
|January 21, 2014||Posted by Staff under Activism, Land Disputes|
Public revulsion over the destruction of rice fields and the subsequent suicides of two elders fueled the protest by thousands.
|January 13, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
To transform farmland ownership in Argentina, a university teaches peasants how to secure titles and to feel entitled to justice.
|January 10, 2014||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
People who descended from slaves, who were freed by kept in poverty, now have a military not defend them but threaten them.
|December 30, 2013||Posted by Staff under Land Disputes|
The biggest country on Earth can’t easily feed itself yet rather than send armies to conquer others it sends companies to lease huge swaths of land.