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Agrarian Reform

Occupy the Land

Evaggelos Vallianatos | Posted 06.03.2015 | Green
Evaggelos Vallianatos

Was the Berkeley land conflict a beginning to land reform struggles in America? I hope so. We simply have to shake up the land grant universities. They need to return to their mission of assisting genuine family farmers or cease to exist.

The Unquenchable and Endless Thirst for War -- Thomas Paine Warns the NeoCons Are Coming... Again!

Ian Ruskin | Posted 02.06.2015 | Politics
Ian Ruskin

Enter Thomas Paine, the one truly radical Founding Father, who was fighting for that soul of America. He was also the man who inspired a long and bloody war through his words in Common Sense and American Crisis, words often quoted by Neocons.

Mozambican Peasants vs. the Great African Land Grab

Salena Tramel | Posted 12.07.2014 | World
Salena Tramel

Under the surface, investments all too often uproot lives and livelihoods for those who depend on small-scale farming, fishing and pastoralism -- more than 70 percent of the population in the case of Mozambique.

Women of the World's Largest Peasant Movement Call the Shots

Salena Tramel | Posted 08.10.2013 | World
Salena Tramel

Via Campesina serves as a model for social movements by linking agrarian reform with women's advocacy to attain a fair place in society.

Farm Subsidies Paid to the Members of the 112th Congress

Donald Carr | Posted 05.30.2011 | Politics
Donald Carr

It's indefensible to provide subsidies to well-off farmers and landowners, especially in the face of a booming farm economy and a federal budget squeeze.

ReThink Interview: Phillippe Diaz (part 2) -- The End of Poverty? and Changing the System

Jonathan Kim | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Kim

Unless we change the system, it will collapse under its own unsustainability -- or the victims of that system will revolt and smash it. That's why Philippe Diaz made The End of Poverty?.