Thursday, October 21, 2021
In a powerful radio documentary Gary Northan looks at the destruction of peasant communities caused by soya for biofuels.
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
Leading scientists meeting in Copenhagen in mid-March have produced highly alarming forecasts about the future of the Amazon forest.
The recent rains in the north of Argentina caused mudslides that devastated the town of Tartagal. Indigenous activists have been mobilising to stop the deforestation responsible for the disaster (in Spanish) Read more
Rachel Robb from wola.org has been circulating memos in time for Bolivia's referendum to approve a new constitution on 25th January. Topics include US-Bolivia trade, land reform, the economy...
The Cuban revolution has been championed and assailed for five decades. But what are the real sources of its endurance, and will these be enough to extend its life far beyond its fiftieth anniversary?
Peasants are suffering the effects of a land grab, stimulated by governments, anxious about their food security, and by multinationals, keen to cash in on agrofuels (In English and French).

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