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I think it’s very important for people to be critical of the Institutions they participate, and the power relationships involved in them.
On 19 August, Colombian farmers' organisations initiated a massive nationwide strike. They blocked roads, dumped milk on cars and basically stopped producing food for the cities. The problem? Farmers are being driven out of existence by the government's policies.
Dear communities resisting extractive projects,
Ignored by English-language media, rural uprisings spread across industries as hundreds of thousands protest US-backed govt
By, Sarah Lazare, staff writer for Common Dreams
In a press release on August 18, 2013, the final day of the Popular Tribunal on the Extractive Industry Practices in Colombia, the Colombian Redher network published the jury's final verdict. A complete document will be made public soon in order to bring to light the whole of incriminating evidence that supports this popular judgment.
The companies on trial at the Tribunal were generally accused of: