Category Archives: Rights are Fundamental

Landesa on why land rights published in Foreign Affairs

Foreign Affairs Publishes Article by Tim Hanstad

May 7, 2015 – Foreign Affairs magazine published an editorial by Landesa CEO Tim Hanstad sharing insights on why efforts to fight poverty can be self-defeating if those efforts don’t protect peoples’ land rights.  |  Read the article via Foreign Affairs


Pope Francis encourages Americans to attend to Climate Change

Americans are Again Getting Worried about Climate Change

“Humanity is called to take note of the need for changes in lifestyle and changes in methods of production and consumption to combat this warming, or at least the human causes that produce and accentuate it,” the document says. “The attitudes that stand in the way of a solution, even among believers, range from negation of the problem, to indifference, to convenient resignation or blind faith in technical solutions.”

Pope Francis