Dawn Paley

Dawn Paley

Dawn Paley is a journalist covering the extractive industries, trade, and organized crime throughout the Americas. Her recent focus has been on southwest Colombia, Guatemala, pre- and post-coup Honduras, and northeast Mexico. She is the author of Drug War Capitalism; a contributing editor at The Dominion, Canada’s only independent news cooperative; and a co-founder of the Vancouver Media Co-op. She has worked as a researcher for MiningWatch Canada, Wide Open Exposure, and Naomi Klein, and was an assistant producer for the award-winning documentary Under Rich Earth. She holds a Master’s in Journalism from the University of British Columbia and is a doctoral student at the Autonomous University of Puebla in Mexico.

GTI Contributions
Dawn Paley
Roundtable
Contribution to Roundtable on Global Capitalism

June 2017

Political instability, violence, and war are integral to capitalist profit-making.