Queen Sugar, the TV series based on Natalie Baszile’s 2014 novel of the same name, attempts to capture the issues contemporary Black farmers face in the United States.
Practices of domesticity and the spaces of homes must be included in our conversations of place and environment.
Este texto es el resultado de conectar los puntos entre mi investigación doctoral y eventos recientes ocurridos en Colombia, para evidenciar como la criminalización de campesinos y la presentación de sus actividades como si fueran el delito de “rebelión,” es parte de una larga historia de políticas anti-campesinado que buscan lograr la descampesinización de los territorios.
This post is the result of connecting the dots between my own research and current events in Colombia, to evidence how the criminalisation of peasants, and the portrayal of their activities as a “rebellion”-type crime, is part of a long history of anti-peasant policies aimed to depeasantise territories.
Cropscapes developed throughout the twentieth century as a result of rationalization, specialization, and mechanization of agriculture.
After WWII, some Soviet scientists, engineers, and producers believed that intensive industrial practice, which was part and parcel of Soviet experiment, led to devastation of forests. This new vision, however, was much more complicated than just the product of a shift from industrial to ecological thinking.