Once you find out about the way land is controlled you can’t believe there is so little debate about it. Land for what? is a chance to get more people engaged, says Tom Kenny. Until a few years ago I didn’t really think about land much. Of course I was concerned about the housing crisis,… Continue reading Falling down the Land Debate Rabbit Hole
Territories of Life is a video toolkit with a purpose. It’s aim is to bring stories of resistance, resilience and hope to indigenous communities on the frontline of the global rush for land. We really hope that Land For What? will be able to put together something similar for communities in the UK facing land… Continue reading Territories of Life – a video toolkit for indigenous communities facing land grabs
Please find downloadable PDF here – Event Coordinator Job Description Background: We live in a time of widening social inequality, various housing and health crises, and impending climate collapse. When fire fighting such important issues, it is hard to step back and make time to explore and challenge the roots of these systemic struggles. Land… Continue reading We’re recruiting a coordinator
This 1.5hr documentary by Dan and Peter Snow was broadcast in 2006 on the BBC, it is an excellent introduction to land and housing rights, ownership and usage.
Dear Friends Quakers have an interest in Housing and Inequality which led us to run a conference on 20th February this year, a little while before the recent Housing Act. If you’re interested in what went on, you can have a look at the open Facebook Group Quakers and Housing Inequality. One of the outcomes… Continue reading Quakers interest in Housing and Inequality
This BBC article has some useful facts and figures from recent comprehensive national studies about how much of the country is built on. A surprisingly low figure which could be used to challenge the idea that we don’t have enough space in this country to house everyone adequately. If I have read the article right,… Continue reading The great myth of urban Britain
On 21st March 2015 130 people attended a one-day conference in Totnes to explore ‘How can we grow a proper relationship between people and place?’ They made a seven minute film and conference report, which provides links to audio recordings of the presentations that were given. The speakers (with links to videos of their talks) were: Tal Leshem … Continue reading The Land Conference 2015, Totnes