land

  • 16 Sep 2013

    The Green Party in England and Wales has proposed specific measures to ensure that indigenous people and small holders are not disadvantaged.

  • 24 May 2013

    At a meeting of the Church of Scotland’s General Assembly, on 23 May 2013, a report from the Church and Society Council on theology of land in the context of Israel/Palestine was discussed. Called The inheritance of Abraham? A report on the ‘promised land’, it has the potential to raise considerable awareness of these issues in congregations and groups, says regional analyst Dr Michael Marten. He examines the background, context, issues and controversies surrounding the report, adopted by the Kirk on 23 May 2013.

  • 3 Feb 2013
  • 27 Jan 2013

    The Church of Scotland has marked the tenth anniversary of the passing of the Land Reform (Scotland) Act 2003 with fresh proposals for change.

  • 3 Dec 2012

    Large investors such as banks and pension funds must stop facilitating land grabs, civic groups have told a global farmland investment conference.

  • 7 Nov 2012

    Bernadette Meaden reviews Fred Harrison's book on Jubilee, the theft of common land and distribution so everyone receives a fair share

  • 11 Sep 2012

    Since the economic crisis, people have become increasingly aware of the unfairness of our current tax system. Tax avoidance by corporations and the super-rich gives the appearance that paying tax is an optional extra, whilst low-paid workers have no choice in the matter.

  • 6 Sep 2010

    Land rights in Brazil have fuelled conflict at every level within the country for more than 500 years, writes Pascale Palmer, exploring the issues that lie behind Brazil’s “agricultural miracle” and the struggle to feed the planet in the face of both need and greed.

  • 7 Sep 2009

    Gerrard Winstanley was a ‘true leveller’ in the C17th and a significant theologian, says biblical scholar Chris Rowland. We do well to remember his words and example.

  • 8 May 2008

    The notion and shape of 'the land' means many things to many people, as the contradictory responses to this 60th anniversary of the founding of the state of Israel are showing. Simon Barrow looks at the relationship between rootedness and aspiration.