Although natural resource extractivism is a generalised practice, its activity is heavily concentrated in regions historically perceived as "colonisable", where the Hegemonic "Official" State (which imposes and violates the collective governance of self-organised communities) and transnational corporations profit from the dispossession and destruction of territories and communities. This neo-liberal colonisation is deeply racist, classist, and sexist.
The resistance and self-determination of these communities persists and, on many occasions, they organise themselves in inter- and intra-regional movements and networks.
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