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Economies of Compassion: Transitioning Away from Settler Colonialism and Extractive Industries, at Bioneers



Economies of Compassion: Transitioning Away from Settler Colonialism and Extractive Industries, at Bioneers

Article by Brenda Norrell
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Regenerating new economies depends on moving away from extractive industries, honoring the rights of nature, and reviving traditional farming and food practices, a Native panel said at the Bioneers Conference on Saturday.

Nick Estes points out that the economy of capitalism in the United States began with the removal of Indigenous Peoples from their land for cotton production in the south. 

And with this came labor from Africa "at the end of a whip."