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US Weapons Fuel Mexican Drug Wars

December 21, 2010 Guy Adams 0

Source: The Independent The overwhelming majority of weapons fuelling Mexico’s drugs war are being sold in the US, where gun dealers are responsible for supplying at least 60,000 of the illegally trafficked firearms seized by […]

Battle in Cancun: The Fight for Climate Justice in the Streets, Encampments and Halls of Power

December 17, 2010 Andalusia Knoll 0

For the past two weeks in Cancun, Mexico parallel conferences on climate change have taken place. One gathered behind closed doors and police barricades in a luxury beach side resort. The others met in downtown Cancun bringing together members of civil society, indigenous communities, environmental groups and campesinos from all over the world in encampments of shared food, housing and informational forums.


Normalizing Catastrophe: Cancun as Laboratory of the Future

December 17, 2010 Eddie Yuen 0

Sixty-five million years ago, an asteroid crashed into what is now the Yucatan Peninsula of Mexico and rendered extinct 70% of all life on Earth. In December of 2010 in Cancun, a mere geological stone’s throw from the Chicxulub crater that ended the reign of the dinosaurs, a conclave of political and corporate leaders presided over a conference that failed to slow down the next great extinction event on this planet.


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