“When outbreaks of COVID-19 at meat processing plants in the U.S. slowed production, American wholesalers and grocery chains turned to foreign beef suppliers. Producers in the small country of Nicaragua were happy to fulfill U.S. demand — but doing so has come at a high cost for local communities. Nate Halverson of the Center for Investigative Reporting’s Reveal has the story.”
By John C. Cannon
A new report by the Oakland Institute, a policy think tank, outlines cases of land privatization around the world.
The report’s authors caution that privatizing land, especially when it has been traditionally managed communally, could sideline the interests of Indigenous...