Sunday, September 20, 2009

accumulation by dispossession

accumulation by dispossession: acumulaciĆ³n por desposesiĆ³n

What's up with the US wanting to put in seven new military bases in Colombia when Uribe says the FARC are nearly defeated, and claim, ahem, that drug trafficking is down? In this article Zibechi lays it out as part of a larger dynamic of accumulation by dispossession.

Check out the English wiki definition of this term coined by David Harvey, the most well-known living geographer.