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When “eco-friendly” becomes deadly: grassroots activism, green-washing, and resource violence in Mexico

December 29, 2020 Essays

By Víctor Rivera-Díaz | December 29, 2020 | Mexico City Framing the notion of environmental activism in Mexico is often a byzantine undertaking that delves into issues of human rights violations, political instability, and corruption. In the most extreme cases, the work of environmental activists is a dangerous prospect that can prove to be fatal. To add insult to injury, the actions of the green-conservative Mexican Green Ecological Party (PVEM) and the State-sponsored expansion of renewable energy, particularly wind powerRead More