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:

Glen Innes Clearances