Resources

For related reading/listening/watching we have selected some articles and websites. This is just a start and there is much more out there to research.

 

Two sequences from the documentary film The Crisis of Civilization –>

‘The Dispossessed – Access to Land and Resources’

‘The Fundamental Issue Is Land’

Malcolm X on the significance of land:
“Look at the American Revolution in 1776, that revolution was for what? For land. Why did they want land? …Independence. How was it carried out?… bloodshed. Number one it was based on land: the basis of independence. Then the only way they could get it was bloodshed. The French revolution. What was it based on?… the landless against the landlord. What was it for: Land. How did they get it? Bloodshed. The Russian revolution, what was it based on: land”.

Audio here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N729zwpzabw

“So long as the earth is intagled and appropriated into particular hands and kept there by the power of the sword……so long the creation lies under bondage.” – Gerrard Winstanley Fire in the Bush 165