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Indonesia sees a new corporate colonialism

By John Vidal  /  The Observer

“These developments are classed as ‘growth,’ but what we are seeing is the collapse of communities of fisherfolk or farmers. We are exchanging biodiversity for monocultures, local economies for global ones, small-scale producers are becoming laborers and community land is becoming corporate. This is the direction we are going,” he says.

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