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The Hidden Power of Land, with Jenny Backwell – Part2 (POSTPONED)

Monday 18th June 2012 - Starts 7.30

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PLEASE NOTE: THIS TALK HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO ILLNESS. PLEASE DO NOT BOOK TICKETS UNTIL A NEW DATE IS ANNOUNCED. THANK YOU.

A two-part lecture series with former Brighton Housing Trust Director Jenny Backwell.

Land is necessary as a place to live, to grow food, to pursue leisure, to derive an income, to hunt or farm on; it is wanted for defence, for power. Yet the power of landownership, (individual, corporate or by a state) is seldom analysed or discussed. Why?

Part two of the series tonight examines land-grabs: how powerful corporations and states (including he UK) create food shortages, homelessness and poverty, and not just in developing countries. What are the consequences for all of us?

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