Community Land Trust Movement Imagines Its Future

By Steve Dubb, Nonprofitquarterly.org -

So began remarks made by Dr. Shirley Sherrod, a cofounder of the nation’s first community land trust, New Communities Inc., to hundreds of people who gathered under a giant air-conditioned tent [...]

Fighting Apartheid By Taking Ownership Of Land And Time

By Jaisal Noor, The Real News -

For decades, low wage work and exploitive housing policies have reigned supreme in Baltimore. Today there are tremendous disparities in wealth and health outcomes and a lack of access to [...]

What Really Happened In Zimbabwe

By David Adams, Decade-culture-of-peace.org -

At one point they describe his seizure of white-owned farms. “By 1998, although Mr. Mugabe had promised new land for 162,000 black families, only 71,000 white households had been resettled. Then [...]

Racial Inequality Is Rooted in Denial of Home And Land Ownership

By Jacqueline Luqman, Therealnews.com -

The racial wealth gap is finally being discussed seriously in this election cycle and in the country. And some people are even citing the history of slavery, racism, and discrimination that [...]

With Trump’s Help, Israel Chooses Short-Term Land Grabs Over Long-Term Legitimacy

By Miko Peled, Mintpressnews.com -

The case for Israel’s legitimacy and right to exist is one that is difficult to make. Israel is a state that was created for immigrant-settlers in a country that was fully inhabited and [...]

Enemies Of The State: Three Eco-Defenders Killed, Countless Criminalized Each Week

By Staff, Globalwitness.org -

Calls to protect the planet are growing louder – but around the world, those defending their land and our environment are being silenced. More than three such people were murdered on average [...]

The 9-Percent Lie: Why Are The USDA And EPA Hiding The Fact That Half Of All US Greenhouse Gas Emissions Come From Industrial Food, Farming And Land Use?

By Ronnie Cummins, Organicconsumers.org -

The Climate Emergency is finally getting the attention of the media and the U.S. (and world) body politic, as well as a growing number of politicians, activists and even U.S. farmers. This great [...]

Indigenous Food Security Is Dependent On Food Sovereignty

By Andy Murphy, Civileats.com -

New research shows that hunting, fishing, and foraging for traditional Native foods help nourish tribal members—but first they need access to their ancestral lands. Several times a year, the [...]

Indigenous Resistance As Re-occupation Of Land At The Forefront Of Climate Justice

By Litsa Chatzivasileiou, Dissidentvoice.org -

I write as a settler on this land. I am not speaking on behalf of Aboriginal people but rather as an unconditional ally to their struggles. I will specifically address Indigenous resistance in [...]

Bureau Of Land Mg’t Gives Big Oil Permits To Drill Chaco Canyon, Ignores Courts

By Carmen Gucwa, Nationofchange.org -

Last month, Indigenous and environmental activists won a crucial court victory against the Bureau of Land Management  after tirelessly waging a years-long fight for the preservation of Chaco [...]

The Federation Of Southern Cooperatives: Economic Justice Through Cooperative Development

By Staff, Sharedcapital.coop -

How many co-ops can claim they were founded directly out of the Civil Rights movement? Or that they prevented a crisis predicted by government statisticians? The Federation of Southern [...]

The United Tent Cities Of America

By David Rovics, Dissidentvoice.org -

I viscerally remember a particular protest I participated in with Portland Tenants United that involved using tents as a symbol of the impending homelessness that will result if the landlords [...]

Mexico: Indigenous Demand Demilitarization Of Zapatista’s Lands

By Staff, Telesurenglish.net -

A "Global Action" is being carried out in defense of Mexican indigenous peoples' right to land, territory and autonomy. International networks supporting the Indigenous Council of Government [...]

Unist’ot’en/Wet’suwet’en Frontline Solidarity Request

By Staff, Earthfirstjournal.org -

The Unist’ot’en are counting on supporters to mobilize in a big way for the next step in our legal battle. From June 11-14, the BC Supreme Court will rule on the interim injunction. It will [...]

Populist Alliances Of ‘Cowboys And Indians’ Are Protecting Rural Lands

By Zoltan Grossman, Theconversation.com -

The sea of red on recent election maps make it look like rural areas are uniformly populated by Republicans. And conventional wisdom suggests that those Americans are largely conservative [...]