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A decision of the Chilean Supreme Court has suspended operations at Barrick Gold’s gold mine, Pascula Lama. Monsanto had to halt construction of a seed plant in Córdoba because of widespread opposition from the population. Large extractive companies begin to reap a harvest of defeats.
Written on October 27, 2013 at 8:55 am
Five decades of war made things worse. Landowners bought up more and more land, expelling and expropriating campesinos with force. The agricultural strike was the “Enough!” of a population that won’t put up with it any longer.
Written on October 9, 2013 at 7:17 pm
Zapatista Little School was a wonderful experience of savoring the daily lives of people who are building a new world. Away from the media, they have deepened their autonomous construction. It can now be spoken of a society governed by rules, codes, and laws distinct from those of the mainstream world.
Written on September 5, 2013 at 1:28 pm
Venezuelan society organized in movements to defend territories is the dynamic factor in making change, and in weaving a new kind of social relations.
Written on August 24, 2013 at 3:58 pm
Categories: Latin-American Affairs
There are no prisons for autonomy. There are no situations that make it impossible. The experience of the Corriente Villera Independiente in Buenos Aires’ Villa 31 demonstrates that even in the most difficult of material conditions, even going against the current, autonomy can be placed at the center of collective community building.
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