The left are forever apologising for the British Empire and colonialism, yet at the very first chance to start imposing Green neo-liberal Colonial policies on the developing world. the environmental movement never hesitate to become Green colonial masters.
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‘Electric grid will accelerate climate change in Sundarbans’
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In Scramble for Land, Group Says, Company Pushed Ugandans Out
…“I heard people being beaten, so I ran outside,” said Emmanuel Cyicyima, 33. “The houses were being burnt down.”
Other villagers described gun-toting soldiers and an 8-year-old child burning to death when his home was set ablaze by security officers. …
…The company involved, New Forests Company, grows forests in African countries with the purpose of selling credits from the carbon-dioxide its trees soak up to polluters abroad. Its investors include the World Bank, through its private investment arm, and the Hongkong and Shanghai Banking Corporation, HSBC….
The Guardian ran a story on this but camouflaged the violence.