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Saturday, July 6 • 9:30am - 11:00am
The Global Resistance to Extraction

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Forces on the right -- from Bolsonaro to Trump -- are pushing forward with a pro-extraction agenda that threatens to uproot our communities and destroy our planet. This panel will highlight and build solidarity with the urgently-needed struggles against fossil fuels and extractive industries across the globe. From the battles against climate crisis, the fight against pipelines and for indigenous rights, resistance is taking a wide range of forms, posing opportunities and challenges for linkages between the Global North and South, and a society that puts people before the extraction of profit.


Valerio Arcary

Valerio Arcary is recently retired as a professor from the Federal Institute of São Paulo (FSP) and holds a Doctorate in History from the University of São Paulo. He has been a revolutionary socialist organizer since the Portuguese Carnation Revolution and is a leading member of... Read More →
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Jennifer Marley

Jennifer Marley is 23 years old and from the Pueblo Of San Ildefonso. She has been organizing with the Red Nation for 4 years, and currently holds the position of Political education desk on the central governing committee. Jennifer will be entering the American Studies Ph.D. program... Read More →
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Lee Wengraf

Lee Wengraf is the author of Extracting Profit: Imperialism, Neoliberalism and the New Scramble for Africa. She is a writer and activist in New York City. Her articles have appeared in International Socialist Review, Socialist Worker, Review of African Political Economy, Pambazuka... Read More →


Saturday July 6, 2019 9:30am - 11:00am CDT
Grant Park C/D