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Trail of Tears: Refugees from Central America

H Patricia Hynes Portside
Throughout the 20th century, US corporations have staked out Central America for fruit and coffee growing, metal mining and logging, and water for beverage processing – all at the expense of indigenous land and environmental rights.

Breaking the Grip of Militarism: The Story of Vieques

Lawrence Wittner History News Network
Vieques is a small Puerto Rican island with some 9,000 inhabitants. For six decades, Vieques served as a bombing range, military training site, and storage depot for the US Navy, until its residents rescued their homeland from the grip of militarism

How a Green New Deal Could Exploit Developing Countries

Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò The Conversation
an engineer working at Soroti Power plant in the Soroti District of eastern Uganda I am concerned that the Green New Deal could exacerbate what scholars like sociologist Doreen Martinez call climate colonialism – the domination of less powerful countries and peoples through initiatives meant to slow the pace of global warming.
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