Can industry help the poor more than conservation? | Eric Randolph

Guardian: Is industrialisation the answer to reducing poverty in the developing world? Or should the priority be conservation of tribal communities and the environment? The debate around these questions is increasingly bitter and, for those on the frontline, increasingly violent. In a rural corner of eastern India, in the state of Orissa, armed police have been moving in on demonstrators who refuse to make way for two controversial steel projects. Tribal villagers in Kalinga Nagar, protesting ......

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