The Land Issue 7 Summer 2009 (Reprint)

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One Man's Pirate
is another man’s coastguard. Why Somalis turn to piracy
 
Unsung Heroes
The never ending struggle against road-building
 
Clean Conscience Mechanism
STEFFEN BÖHM scrutinizes a carbon offset scheme in Uruguay
 
A Never Ending Struggle
Land grabs in the forests of Colombia, Peru and Surinam
 
Land Reform Compromised in Bolivia
EVO MORALES battles agains Bolivia’s fascist legacy
 
The Last Plantation
What happened to all the Black farmers in the USA?
 
Letter on Contraction and Convergence
MOLLY SCOTT CATO responds to Oliver Tickell
 
Ghandi on the Road Again
MADDALLENA CAMMELLI describes the Janadesh walk to Delhi for land reform
 
A Short History of Enclosure in Britain
How our land was privatized over five centuries, by SIMON FAIRLIE
 
Sheep Eat Men
SIMON FAIRLIE finds history repeating itself on the Welsh borders
 
Down With the Fences
MICHAEL BRADLEY recounts how London’s commons were saved by direct action
 
Literary Responses to the Clearances
Little known writers were more vocal than big names, writes CHARLOTTE FAIRLIE
 
Will the Real Farm Labourer Please Stand Up?
K D M SNELL on Hardy’s depiction of Dorset labourers
 
Everyone's Right
LOUKAS CHRITODOULOU examines the history of common right in Sweden
 
Poachers in the Alps
ROLAND GIRTLER AND GERALD KOHL uncover the culture of the “Wilderer”
 
CHAPTER 7 NEWS
 
Rural Planning Policy to be Axed
Why the ministry wants to get rid of PPS7
 
Where Next for LID in Wales?
MARK DYSON on the prospects for a low impact policy in Wales
 
News from West Wales
It is make or break time for the Lammas project, writes PAUL WIMBUSH
 
Green and Pleasant Land
Lobbyimg for a low impact policy in Dorset
 
The PEPC Generation
A smallholders’ co-op centred round a packing and processing barn
 
A Long Road to Nowhere
Why do so many affordable housing groups founder?
 
Random Concept Clusters
How to write a government consultation paper
 
Steward Wood and Karuna
Two permaculture appeal decisions with different results
 
Update from Wealden
Two LID projects in Sussex receive renewal of permission
 
My Other Home is a Georgian Pile
Rural shoebox deemed to have architectural merit
 
Reflections of a Dumpster Diver
Tristram Stuart’s new book on food waste
 
An Idea Whose Time Has Come
The original Low Impact Development is republished
 

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