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Land Matrix Initiative: Making International Land Sales More Transparent

Countless indigenous groups have lost their livelihoods when their land and property has been sold off, with negotiations often happening behind closed doors. The Land Matrix Initiative takes a closer look at the business of land acquisition throughout the world and puts the facts and figures out in the open. Read on

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Sousveillance

Every day, we are watched. From cameras on the street and in shops, to officers of the law, and of course the accumulation of data online. We have little say in this, but recently the tables have begun to turn. Governments and their delegates are monitored, police are themselves policed; the era of sousveillance has begun. Read on