Philly Neighborhood Achieves Inclusive Development And Control Through Community Land Trust

By Steve Dubb, Nonprofitquarterly.org -

In Philadelphia, the Community Justice Land Trust is helping preserve a community in the face of rising land values and speculation in the city’s Eastern North section, near Temple University, [...]

Brazil: ‘Free Land Camp’ Demand Indigenous Land Demarcation

By Staff, Telesurtv.net -

The Free Land Camp is located in front of the Indigenous Peoples Memorial in Brazil's capital city of Brasilia. Indigenous representatives from more than 100 ethnicities are spending their second [...]

‘This Land Is Your Land’: Reclaiming Public Land For Communities In Brooklyn

By Staff, Shareable.net -

Here's the problem: Located primarily in areas of the city where low-income communities of color live today, more than a thousand vacant public lots languish behind fences, collecting garbage. [...]

What Anti-Adani Protestors Can Learn From The Jabiluka Blockade

By Scott Ludlam, Theguardian.com -

Like anti-Adani protesters today, those who stood up at Jabiluka were attacked. It’s good to remember that people can prevail. One of Australia’s proudest land rights struggles is passing an [...]

Landowner Launches New Pipeline Protest In Roanoke County Tree

By Bianca Holman, Wdbj7.com -

A woman who lives on Bent Mountain says pipeline surveyors called police to her property Monday afternoon, after she climbed in a tree and refused to come down. The landowner, who goes by the [...]

Federal Judge Rules In Favor Of Two Landowners In Atlantic Coast Pipeline Case

By Lisa Sorg, Pulse.ncpolicywatch.org -

Marvin Winstead Jr.’s pine tree will survive another day. US District Court Judge Terence Boyle ruled today that Winstead and fellow defendant Ron Locke do not have to allow Atlantic Coast [...]

The Occupied Territory Of The United States Of America

By Rivera Sun, Riverasun.com -

It happened so subtly, we missed the corporate coup. Like shadows, corporations surrounded our country and slowly strangled it. They crept into Congress, the White House, the Supreme Court, the [...]

Black Beekeepers Are Transforming Detroit’s Vacant Lots Into Bee Farms

By Philip Lew, Huffingtonpost.com -

A pair of Detroit natives have decided to combat neighborhood blight in a pretty sweet way — by transforming abandoned vacant lots in their city into honeybee farms.  Detroit Hives, a nonprofit [...]

South Africa’s Shack Dwellers See Politics Very Differently Than Average Westerner

By Vijay Prashad, AlterNet.org -

Walking into the settlement at Kennedy Road in Durban, what one is confronted with is the familiarity of the place. I’ve been here before. Not to this settlement, but to others like it. To bastis [...]

What Happens When Wall Street Becomes Your Landlord?

By Negin Owliaei, Inequality.org -

When José Rivera moved into his house, he thought he was on the path to home ownership. But after several years and more than $90,000 in rent, he can’t even get his landlord to fix the broken [...]

From Georgia To NYC: Civil Rights Roots Of Community Land Trusts

By Abigail Savitch-Lew, Citylimits.org -

When New Yorkers discuss the community land trust, they often describe it as a complicated land ownership structure, one that’s already proven its success in Bernie Sanders’ Burlington and in [...]

Protesters Build Permanent Structure, Plan To Overwinter At Alton Gas Site

By Nina Corfu, CBC News  -

With second-floor sleeping bunks, shelves stocked with food and a crackling fire in the woodstove, Dale Andrew Poulette’s newly constructed straw bale home is the perfect place to spend the [...]

The Original Community Land Trust

By Aaron Fernando, geo.coop -

By Aaron Fernando for Grassroots Economic Organizing - This form of land ownership also prices out locals from areas that they historically lived and worked in by increasing costs — catalyzing [...]

‘U.S. Aims To Dominate Land, Resources & Labor Of African People’

By Abayomi Azikiwe, www.muslimpress.com -

By Abayomi Azikiwe for Muslim Press - “United States foreign policy towards Africa has not fundamentally changed since World War II. Washington's aim is to dominate the land, resources and labor [...]

NAFTA Renegotiation: What’s At Stake For Food, Farmers And The Land?

By Staff, www.iatp.org -

By Staff of IATP - The re-negotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) between the U.S., Mexico and Canada begins on August 16, and there is much at stake for farmers and rural [...]