Now and then there emerges somewhere in the world a social movement that is really exceptional for its integrity, astuteness and mass appeal. For me one of those rare movements is Brazil's  Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra (MST)/the Landles
In recent months Brazil has suffered from a series of what used to be known as ‘unusual climatic events’ -- severe droughts in the south, flooding in the Amazon and torrential rain in the northeast. A small town in the interior of the north
Leading scientists meeting in Copenhagen in mid-March have produced highly alarming forecasts about the future of the Amazon forest.
The Sunday Times has an interesting article on Brazilian Indians today. The journalist Chrstina Lamb went back to the region visited by Norman Lewis 40 years ago.

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