UPDATE: Kill a River, Kill Our Livelihoods: A Brazilian Community's Fight for Survival

Episode 4 March 28, 2023 00:23:13
UPDATE: Kill a River, Kill Our Livelihoods: A Brazilian Community's Fight for Survival
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UPDATE: Kill a River, Kill Our Livelihoods: A Brazilian Community's Fight for Survival

Mar 28 2023 | 00:23:13

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Show Notes

As a result of strong union activism, in partnership with Indigenous communities, the Brazilian government has recently halted a massive development project in the Brazilian wetlands that threatened workers and indigenous communities that are dependent on the river. Given this significant victory, we’re revisiting a podcast from 2022 when we first talked to activist and union leader Carmen Foro, who became a part of the newly elected Brazilian government not long after our interview.   A community that makes its livelihood from the Amazon is standing up to the Brazilian government that, without consulting with the people most affected, is […]

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