Column: Whose Earth is the Earth?

Forward! And remember
To ask what our strength is worth. In hunger and in piety:
Whose tomorrow is tomorrow? Whose earth is the earth? -Berthold Brecht, “Solidarity Song,” translated by Joe Grimm Feinburg in Songs of the IWW (38th ed.)

As reported by the Chattanooga Times Free Press and expanded upon by The Wild Hunt earlier this week, a folkish Heathen group, “Wotans Nation,” has purchased 44 acres of land in Meigs County, Tennessee.

Folkish Heathen group moves into the Bible Belt

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. — A folkish Heathen group, Wotans Nation, received significant media coverage in the Chattanooga Times Free Press after its members purchased 44 acres in Meigs County. As state records show, the property was purchased March 30, 2017 by Angela Meadows, the wife of Eric Meadows. According to the media report, the local police warned the director of schools that the new neighbors have had a history of contacts with white supremacists. Meadows’ reported involvement with white supremacist groups
The Southern Poverty Law Center, a civil rights watchdog agency, has reported extensively on Eric Meadows’ involvement with the League of the South.