Historias 135 – Thea Riofrancos on Resource Extractivism

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Dustin welcomed Dr. Thea Riofrancos, Associate Professor of Political Science at Providence College, onto the podcast to talk about her book, Resource Radicals: From Petro-Nationalism to Post-Extractivism in Ecuador.  The two discuss social movements and the politics of resource extraction, especially on the left.  They also consider the ongoing significance of dependency theory in Latin America, and the relationship between resource extraction and green technologies.  Check it out! 

Follow Dr. Riofrancos on Twitter @triofrancos