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The Afectados... an object lesson if you will

There is an intimate relationship between the poor and the fragility of the planet.

With today’s release of Laudato Si — dealing, as it does, with the moral issues surrounding our dependence (or rather the global north’s over-dependence) on the resources of the poor countries… and the cost of environmental damage (in all senses, not just monetary) to the poor above all — the release of this short documentary earlier this week might be seen as a marginal gloss on the text.

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With oil reserves dropping in Mexico (and somehow we¿re supposed to buy the argument that more exploitation means more oil), PEMEX plans for facking move ahead.  97 more words


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What Eduardo Galeano rightly called the largest company in Latin America NOT under foreign control is very likely to be under foreign control now:

Aug 5 (Reuters) – Mexico’s Senate gave final approval early on Tuesday to the backbone of a landmark energy reform as the government prepares to lure investment by major oil companies to stem the country’s declining oil production.

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