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The World Bank: Stealing Land From the Most Vulnerable


World  (tags: Green Party, UK, Jean Lambert, World Bank, loans, land acquisition, theft, crime, corruption, poorest poor, destitute, oxfam, Our Land Our Lives )

Brian
- 804 days ago - greenparty.org.uk
Jean Lambert , Green Party MEP for London has called for the moratorium following the release of Oxfam study which reports that land deals financed with World Bank loans result in the forced removal of families from their homes.



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Darlene B. (288)
Monday October 8, 2012, 2:56 pm
Bless those poor people--horrible how people are treated. Thank you Brian for posting this. Will keep my eyes open for any other info related to this also.
 

Patricia Cannell (764)
Monday October 8, 2012, 3:18 pm
Thanks for the article Brian. Noted.
 

Carol H. (229)
Monday October 8, 2012, 6:32 pm
noted with disgust!!
 

Jenny Dooley (830)
Monday October 8, 2012, 6:54 pm
Many thanks for your valuable news items!
 

Dandelion G. (383)
Monday October 8, 2012, 8:11 pm
Watch out if an entity has the word Bank in it.
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 12:55 am
Not at all surprising. This is dreadful.
 

Giana Peranio-Paz (394)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 1:44 am
This is terrible and has been going on for ages now.
 

Frans Badenhorst (560)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 2:15 am
evil, wicked, mean and nasty....... MONEY, again...
 

Janet G. (0)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 6:23 am
Noted--more greed!
 

paul m. (93)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 7:27 am

What's new ? greedy Bastards think it's their right too take everything,,
 

paula eaton (30)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 11:25 am
Can someone give me three good reasons we need a world bank?? Greedy corporations are going to ruin the world.
 

Brian M. (202)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 11:31 am
The World Bank is just another weapon of the elites to make themselves more powerful and more wealthy by exploiting all of the rest of us.
 

Myraida Diaz (127)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 11:48 am
There is petition about this Brian!!!!! I found it when reading the study (following a green link)
Here it is: http://www.oxfam.org.uk/get-involved/campaign-with-us/find-an-action/land-freeze?cid=rdt_land
Please share!!!!!!!
Thank you for your post,petition signed and noted.
 

Brian M. (202)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 11:54 am
Thank you so much, Myraida.
 

Myraida Diaz (127)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 11:57 am
Found this other address: http://oxf.am/oRU
6,418 signatures so far. - Target: 10,000
Thank you!
 

Myraida Diaz (127)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 1:15 pm
The shorter address bring us to a more general page. ( I found as link to find petition) The other address is longer. This one I checked and will bring you to petition. directly

http://www.oxfam.org.uk/get-involved/campaign-with-us/find-an-action/land-freeze
 

Brian M. (202)
Tuesday October 9, 2012, 1:24 pm
Thanks Myraida! After your recommend, I posted a news story just today about the oxfam campaign:

http://www.care2.com/news/member/412766260/3467058
 
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