Re: Selling off the rainforest
 The combination of insatiable greed, utter disregard for the environment, and racist imperial arrogance, boggles the mind.

        It's running true to form.   Those interested in fairly compairing capitalism with communism will want to learn what's known about the corresponding crimes by State agencies.


Selling off the rainforest - a modern-day scandal

John Vidal in Kisangani
Wednesday April 11, 2007

Vast tracts of the world's second-largest rainforest have been obtained by a small group of European and American industrial logging companies in return for minimal taxes and gifts of salt, sugar and tools, a two-year investigation will disclose today.