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12 July 2010

An aerial shot of a palm oil plantation on Sumatra Island

JAKARTA, 6 July 2010 (IRIN) - Communities throughout Indonesia are losing land to companies seeking to profit from the booming palm oil industry. "Each year, more people are fighting palm oil companies to hold on to their land," said Gefri Saragih, campaign department head of Sawit Watch, a local NGO...

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12 April 2010

Communitarian Socialism in Bolivia

13 April 2008

The Walk ends, The March towards Social Justice proceeds

San Carlos Seminary, Makati City march 2008 Knowing our roots, our struggle began with a dream, a dream that someday we will reclaim the land that was once the source of life of our ancestors. We have dreamed that someday we will return to the sacred ground where our ancestors communed with the spirits and with...

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30 March 2007

Chiapas: the New Face of War II

Originally Published in Spanish by La Jornada March 25, 2007 article018a2pol ___________________________________ Natural Resources: a casus belli (an occurrence giving rise to war). The counterinsurgency policies were structured in 1995 in spite of...

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30 March 2007

Chiapas: The New Face of the War I

Originally Published in Spanish by La Jornada March 24, 2007 __________________________________ The new pollution that disturbs what is called the conflict zone is due to old actors that changed tactics, gave themselves a new...

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