Elena Teare

Elena Teare

Elena Teare is a Junior Research Associate at the Oakland Institute, supporting the Institute’s research and advocacy campaigns related to land rights, food security, and international development.

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A couple walks along a line of tractors blocking the parliament in Kiev on November 12, 2019, during a rally to protest against government plans to lift the moratorium on agricultural land sales, a step long awaited by investors but opposed by the Ukrainians fearing a foreign land grab. The former Soviet country, whose stalling economy has been propped up by Western aid in recent years, is home to some of the largest swathes of cultivated land in Europe. (Photo by Sergei SUPINSKY / AFP) (Photo by SERGEI SUP Views
Wednesday, November 13, 2019
Ukraine, the Land of Quid Pro Quos
The withholding of US$391 million in military aid to force the Ukrainian government to investigate the business dealings of political rival Joe Biden’s son has triggered an impeachment inquiry against President Trump. But if we are concerned about foreign aid being used to undermine our democracy,...
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