South America: How ‘Anti-Extractivism’ Misses The Forest ForThe Trees

Fuentes, Federico
http://www.countercurrents.org/fuentes200514.htm

Publisher:  Countercurrents.org
Date Written:  20/05/2014
Year Published:  2014  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX16321

A recent spate of high-profile campaigns against projects based on extracting raw materials has opened up an important new dynamic within the broad processes of change sweeping South America. Understanding their nature and significance is crucial to grasping the complexities involved in bringing about social change and how best to build solidarity with peoples’ struggles.

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