This Week on Women’s Struggle for Water in Oaxaca, Nicaraguan Migrants in Costa Rica, & More


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July 16, 2020
Kristina Lyons' new book documents soil and farming in the Colombian Amazon. It is a powerful critique of capitalist agriculture and a rich account of alternative practices.   
July 15, 2020
In Oaxaca's Mixe region, the community of Ayutla has been without potable tap water for three years.      
July 13, 2020
A wave of the coronavirus hitting Costa Rica’s agriculture and construction industries—both heavily reliant on migrant labor—has sparked an uptick in xenophobia against Nicaraguan migrants.      
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