Talk:Landless Peoples Movement

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"B" assesment? Really?[edit]

This article was tagged today with a "b" assessment: I can't see any argument for this being "b" class. Its 5 k long, doesn't suitably cover the topic, needs to be wikified, is mostly based on references from the organisation itself, has no supporting illustrations or infobox, and assumes a great deal of previous knowledge. Here are the criteria: {{grading scheme/table|

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  1. fail
  2. fail
  3. fail
  4. borderline pass
  5. fail
  6. borderline fail

Assessments are not a popularity contest: they're to enable us to decide what work needs to be done. By creating false assessments, we are depriving the topic of the coverage it deserves. T L Miles (talk) 14:52, 20 March 2009 (UTC)

Downgraded to start-class. Skomorokh 10:54, 24 March 2009 (UTC)