Glen Innes Land Clearances
by Patrick O'Brien
Image 2012 © Alison Withers
The Scottish Highlands were cleared of poor people during the 18th and 19th centuries to enrich hereditary land owners — a shameful event — particularly notorious for the brutality of many evictions.
Fast forward today, where the New Zealand Government is clearing poor people from Glen Innes in Auckland to enrich wealthy property developers, and I’ve posted a selection of relevant articles, references and Links on my Wall at Google-Plus, here: