Indigenous Leaders Decry Colombia’s Deadly Crackdown On Land Protesters

By Taran Volckhausen, News.mongabay.com -

One person has reportedly died and another was injured after police in Colombia cracked down on a protest by indigenous groups demanding a meeting with the country’s president over land rights. [...]

Judge Rules Trump Administration Violated Law By Opening Public Lands To Coal Leasing

By Rebecca Bowe, Earthjustice.org -

For Earthjustice attorney Jenny Harbine, three tense days in the battle against coal kicked off on a Monday morning, while she was in the middle of packing a suitcase. She was preparing to fly [...]

A Referendum To Expropriate Apartments From Big Landlords In Berlin

By Staff, Economist.com -

Sarah-lena knust, a mild-mannered young pr consultant, is an unlikely radical. But finding a place to live in Germany’s booming capital tests the hardiest soul. Since moving to Berlin last year [...]

Landmark Climate Victory: Federal Court Rejects Sale Of Public Lands For Fracking

By Staff, Westernlaw.org -

In a landmark victory for climate, health, and public lands, a federal judge late yesterday rejected the sale of public lands for fracking and ordered a halt to drilling on more than 300,000 [...]

Native American View Of The Grand Canyon’s Centennial Celebration

By Staff, Asunow.asu.edu -

Most people view the Grand Canyon as a place of recreation; they go there to sightsee, hike, raft and camp. But the people who have lived there for millennia see it differently. Native Americans [...]

“Largest Land Grab Since 1948” — Israel To Expel 36,000 Palestinians From Negev

By Whitney Webb, Mintpressnews.com -

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL — According to an Israeli media report, the Israeli government has completed work on a massive, far-reaching plan that would expel an estimated 36,000 Palestinians from [...]

Public Hospitals Don’t Exist, Land & Future For Sale + Stateside Rebel For Life

By Eleanor Goldfield, Occupy.com -

As Medicare for All legislation heads towards Congressional hearings, here's a look at why even well-meaning projects and reforms inside our for-profit system are doomed from the outset. Next up, [...]

This Is Not Over

By Michael Toledano, Unistoten.camp -

On January 7th at the Gidumt’en access point, the RCMP used excessive and brutal force. We expected a large response, we did not expect a military level invasion where our unarmed women and [...]

Trump Administration Auctions Off 150,000 Acres Of Public Land For Fossil-Fuel Extraction

Alexandra Jacobo, Nationofchange.org -

The Trump administration is continuing to their ramp-up of offering up public lands to the oil and gas industry for fossil fuel extraction. The newest offering is 150,000 acres of public lands [...]

Thieves Like Us: The Violent Theft Of Land And Capital Is At The Core Of The U.S. Experiment

By Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz, Counterpunch.org -

The United States has been at war every day since its founding, often covertly and often in several parts of the world at once. As ghastly as that sentence is, it still does not capture the full [...]

Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Welcomed Pilgrims, But Loses Land On Eve Of Thanksgiving

By Nathaniel Payne, Lakotalaw.org -

Since its conception, the United States has adopted and enforced terminationist policies toward Native Americans in the form of institutionalized genocide, land grabs, and the dismantling of [...]

How South Africa’s Shack Dwellers’ Movement Is Fighting Back—And Growing—Despite Waves Of Repression

By Celina della Croce, Ind.media/globetrotter -

In one of few appearances since he was forced to go underground, S’bu Zikode, a founder and leader of the Shack Dwellers Movement of South Africa (Abahlali baseMjondolo), spoke at the People’s [...]

HypoCrazy Or Home-Land?- A Love Challenge For Liberated Land To Build Homefulness

By Lisa Tiny Gray-Garcia, Poormagazine.org -

Unhoused, poverty skolaz living in vehicles and on the streets in the stolen Ohlone/Lisjan land colonizers call Berkeley face constant harassment (like they do pretty much everywhere) -but in [...]

World Bank Continues To Drive People From Their Land

By Staff, Intercontinentalcry.org -

Bali Nusa Dua, October 11, 2018–New analysis by Urgewald, the German human rights NGO, finds that the World Bank is still resettling people in many of its development projects. Altogether, [...]

World Bank – IMF Guilty Of Promoting Land Grabs, Increasing Inequality

By Staff, Viacampesina.org -

07 OCTOBER, BALI: At a meeting of La Via Campesina facilitated by Serikat Petani Indonesia (SPI) in Bali, peasant organizations from Asia, Africa, Americas, and Europe have unanimously held World [...]