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The Afectados… an object lesson if you will

18 June 2015

There is an intimate relationship between the poor and the fragility of the planet.

With today’s release of Laudato Si — dealing, as it does, with the moral issues surrounding our dependence (or rather the global north’s over-dependence) on the resources of the poor countries… and the cost of environmental damage (in all senses, not just monetary) to the poor above all — the release of this short documentary earlier this week might be seen as a marginal gloss on the text.

 

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