Xingu Rising

Todd Southgate
Friday, August 31, 2012

The Rio+20 Conference on Sustainable Development was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in June of 2012. President Dilma Rousseff had the nerve to talk about making "promises for the type of future that we want" through "growth, inclusion and protection," while at the same time doing everything in her power to push through construction of the destructive Belo Monte Dam in the Amazon – without the approval of the tens of thousands of people who would be affected.