land reform


Land reform and bulletproof vests | 


Roy Prosterman

Roy Prosterman might, on first glance, suggest a kindly hobbit.

The retired UW law professor is a friendly, gentle and small (in stature) man who hardly looks like a radical social reformer who could bring on death threats.

Prosterman’s non-profit organization, now called Landesa (formerly RDI, Rural Development Institute), sounds like another group doing something nice, and boring.

But land reform, as it turns out, is hardly boring. Continue reading