New Extractivism of the 21st Century: 10 Urgent Theses

extractivismThe so-called extractivism, which includes mineral and oil exploitation, has a long history in Latin America. Current exports have been nourished by extractivist activities. Extractivism has continued to play a key role in national economies. It has also occupied a place at the center of powerful struggles because of its economic, social, and environmental impacts.

A report by Eduardo Gudynas, senior research at CLAES, published by IRC (2010).

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