Indigenous people: a key to environmental rescue

A 60 000-year track record on ecologyInterview with Clayton Thomas-Muller, founder of Defenders of the Land in Canada. Michael Welch (MW): Clayton Thomas-Muller, you’re on staff with the Indigenous Environment Network and a founder of Defenders of the Land. What...
Centenary of the 1913 Land Act | By Colin Bundy

Centenary of the 1913 Land Act | By Colin Bundy

Why consider the history of a hundred-year old law? Surely the Marikana massacre and farm-workers’ strikes are more urgent? In fact, there are direct links between the Natives’ Land Act of 1913 and current struggles. The Land Act and its consequences still...
A Hundred Years after the 1913 Land Act

A Hundred Years after the 1913 Land Act

By Richard Pithouse  In 1652, the year that Jan van Riebeck first stepped on to these shores, Gerrad Winstanley, an English radical, published a pamphlet called The Law of Freedom in a Platform. Three years earlier he had led a land occupation on St. George’s...
The Weapon of Theory- Amilcar Cabral

The Weapon of Theory- Amilcar Cabral

Address delivered to the first Tricontinental Conference of the Peoples of Asia, Africa and Latin America held in Havana in January, 1966 by Amilcal Cabral If any of us came to Cuba with doubts in our mind about the solidity, strength, maturity and vitality of the...