Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Occidental Petroleum and the War on Drugs

What does Los Angeles-based Occidental Petroleum have to do with the War on Drugs?

Info

  • Location: North Trailer A15
  • Time: 2:45 PM - 3:45 PM
  • Sponsor: Politics

Politics search candidate Sandra Alvarez of UC Santa Cruz will explore the intersecting interests and actors that connect Occidental Petroleum to the U.S. and Colombian governments and a transnational network of rights activists to ask: When corporations align with national governments, what can social movements do to resist displacement, development, and/or violence?