Crofters, crafters, diggers and dreamers: Romantics or radicals?

by Naomi Millner, University of Bristol There’s a new political movement on the scene and it’s not afraid to get out its knitting-needles. Craftivism is “the practice of engaged creativity,...
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Jan Satyagraha: Walking for land rights in India

by Naomi Millner, University of Bristol A visitor to Bristol recently turned my attention to a mass demonstration for agrarian reform he has been involved in publicising. Jan Satyagraha...
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Cash crops in the wildlands: Different worlds are at stake

by Naomi Millner, University of Bristol “No-one is forced . This is an absolute lie. The people around Gambella are inhabiting the place in a very scattered manner” Ethiopian government (quoted...
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New enclosures of the carbon market, Part II: Reimagining the commons

by Naomi Millner, University of Bristol In my last post I reflected on a bizarre paradox – the 'carbon credits' with which governments buy out their emissions are providing justification for the...
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New enclosures of the carbon market, Part I: Sub-Saharan ‘land-grabs’ as accumulation by dispossession

by Naomi Millner, University of Bristol In late September 2011, news of another ‘land grabbing’ fiasco briefly hit the international headlines (Al Jazeera 2011; Lang 2011; Vidal 2011a; 2011b)...
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The Antipode Staff Reporters

"Geographers can play particularly important roles in providing a constant barrage of criticism and proposals for change both within and outside the discipline…e must be both vivid and convincing,...
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