Today on the show, we look at Indigenous resistance movements and environmental activism in Latin America. First, reporter Reynard Loki discusses the Waorani resistance to oil activity in Ecuador. Then, journalist Karla Mendes gives on-the-ground information about the fight for land rights in Brazil under the Bolsonaro administration.
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