The Land Issue 14 Summer 2013

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COMMENT
 
Post Resistante
 
The Trouble with 'Peasants'
 
Sustainable Intensification
 
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NEWS SHORTS
 
Seed Saving - Carbeth - Satyagraha - Squatting - Pig Swill campaign - Ducks in China - Lord Golf - Euro Land Grabs - Duchies’ Dirty Tricks - A Rural Occupation - Dark Times on Sark
 
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PERMACULTURE
 
The Big Rock Candy Mountain.
Peter Harper suggests taking the cult out of permaculture.
 
Permaculture: Back to Basics?
Simon Fairlie asks Patrick Whitefield whether permaculture has lost the plot.
 
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REWILDING: GRASSLANDS AND UPLANDS
 
Will Rewilding Work?
Bill Grayson reviews George Monbiot’s 'Feral'.
 
Rewilding and Food Security.
Simon Fairlie on the “sheepwrecked” uplands of Wales.
 
Rewilding in Retrospect.
Helen Baczkowska discusses progress in Norfolk and beyond.
 
Neoliberals and Nature.
Mark Fisher investigates unaccountable conservation funding.
 
Common Problems, Common Muddles and Common Sense.
Bill Lloyd explains commons registration.
 
What Future for Britain’s Native Ponies?
David Anthony Murray.
 
Moving to Pastures New.
John Turner on a new livestock farming initiative.
 
Fescue to the Rescue.
Richard Brown describes a new multi-tasking grass hybrid.
 
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LAND AND MONEY
 
Land, Debt and Jubilee.
Mike Hannis highlights the long and troubled history of farm debt.
 
The Natural Capital Myth.
Sian Sullivan explains how nature is being reinvented as money.
 
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In Praise of Quarries.
Let’s go back to using local stone, says Simon Fairlie
 
In Search of the English Cadastre.
Simon Fairlie pursues the holy grail of land registration.
 
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BOOK REVIEWS
 
Of Wolves, Words and Wilderness.
 
Utopia’s National Archives.
Gill Barron enjoys a new history of communal living in Britain.
 
Economics and Land.
 
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Not Very Universal Credit.
Cathy Ashley warns that benefit changes may penalise smallholders.
 
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CHAPTER 7 NEWS
 
Ecological Land Co-op Appeal Victory
 
Keeping the Blue Finger Green
 
Use Class Changes
 
Portmeadow Before and After
 
Appeals and Planning Decisions
 

Hay cart in the farmyard