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The battle to stop the spread of extractive industries pits indigenous and peasant communities against powerful business interests, backed up by politicians who encourage the foreign investments that convert millennial ways of life into cash for them.
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Laura Carlsen on the Globe Post about the Mexican General Election. Read Here.