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, -

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, -

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, -

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 [...]

Rajasthan Farmers Sit Neck-Deep to Protest Land Deal

By Saif Khalid, -

By Saif Khalid for Al Jazeera. Hundreds of farmers in the state of Rajasthan, India, have been protesting against the government's plan to acquire their land, with scores of them digging up holes [...]

New Era Of State Violence In Argentina?

By Roqayah Chamseddine, -

By Roqayah Chamseddine for MInt Press News - The streets of Argentina are boiling over with demonstrations, as thousands of locals demand that the government produce an indigenous activist last [...]

Baltimore’s Push To Solve Its Affordable Housing Crisis With Community Land Trusts

By Kevon Paynter, -

By Kevon Paynter for Yes! Magazine - Men and women huddle inside the St. John’s United Methodist Church in central Baltimore. The air conditioning in the church is inefficient on a day when the [...]

Dozens Of Land Owners Sue Over Eminent Domain For FERC Pipelines

By Duncan Adams, -

By Duncan Adams for The Roanoke Times - Dozens of landowners potentially affected by the Mountain Valley Pipeline or the Atlantic Coast Pipeline and other foes of the controversial projects have [...]

Guatemala’s Indigenous Campesinos Occupy Capital To Protest Land Conflicts

By Jeff Abbott, -

By Jeff Abbott for Towards Freedom - On August 8, one hundred Q’eqchi Maya families from the Department of Alta Verapaz arrived to the historic center of Guatemala City, the nation’s capital, to [...]

This Land Is Whose Land?

By Matt Hern, -

By Matt Hern for ROAR Magazine - Understanding the forces deforming our cities today requires more than a class analysis of capitalist land speculation. We have to talk about race. There is [...]

Guatemala’s Indigenous Campesinos Occupy Capitol Over Land Conflicts

By Jeff Abbott, -

By Jeff Abbott for Toward Freedom. On August 8, one hundred Q’eqchi Maya families from the Department of Alta Verapaz arrived to the historic center of Guatemala City, the nation’s capital, to [...]

Descendants Of Freed Slaves Fight For Their Land In The Amazon

By Nick Barrickman and Alex González, -

By Nick Barrickman and Alex González for WSWS - Local residents inform the International Amazon Workers Voice that Amazon is attempting to seize 50 acres of land owned by elderly working class [...]

African Peasants Highlight Interconnected Struggles At Via Campesina Global Conference

By Boaventura Monjane, -

By Boaventura Monjane for Toward Freedom - (Derio, Basque Country) Peasants across Africa are intensifying their struggles against land grabs and other harmful policies that promote industrial [...]

Citizens Begin Reclaiming Coal Country After Decades Of Corporate Land Grabs

By Emma Eisenberg, -

By Emma Eisenberg for Yes! Magazine - “Land is the most important thing to us, yet it’s not clear at all who owns it,” says Karen Rignall, assistant professor of community and leadership [...]

Water And Oil, Death And Life In Louisiana

By Nora Belblidia, -

By Nora Belblidia for Uneven Earth - Six months ago, a routine public hearing was scheduled in a nondescript gray government building in downtown Baton Rouge, Louisiana. “Normally these hearings [...]

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