Thinking global, living local: Voices in a globalized world

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  • Indígenas de Brasil

    En busca de Eldorado

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    Abstract: To see globalization only taking into account its economic dimension is simplistic and reductionist. If there is something to be held accountable for exploitation and inequality is neoliberalism. Yet, neoliberalism uses globalization as a tool to spread competitiveness, labor flexibility, free trade, free markets and privatization, and the outcome […]

  • El oro de la discordia

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    Abstract:  Since Canada-based Pacific Rim Mining Corp.  and other mining companies have tried to get authorizations to extract gold from El Salvador’s underground, there have been division among local people, legal battles, and even homicides. The stronger concern is the effect of the mining activity, and the use of chemicals, […]