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Egypt's landless have no love for Mubarak | Roy Prosterman | Global development |
Under Mubarak's watch, one in ten Egyptians lost their farms. Almost two decades ago, families who had been self-sustaining farmers became landless sharecroppers or migrant labourers with a stroke of Mubarak's pen.
land  private_property  landless  Egypt  land_reform  Hosni_Mubarak 
february 2011 by dissident
Cablegate : how the US sees the landless movement in Brazil
New cables published by Wikileaks reveal that the U.S. embassy and consulates in Brazil are deeply concerned about the Landless People’s Movement (Movimento dos Trabalhadores Rurais Sem Terra or MST). The diplomats claim that the three decade old movement is losing power because of outgoing President Lula’s land poverty reduction programs.
farmers  landless  United_States  Brazil  wikileaks  agriculture  private_property  Landless_People’s_Movement 
december 2010 by dissident

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