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Class and Colour in South Africa 1850-1950
Simons, H.J.; Simons, R.E.
A historical and sociological overview which provides a critical analysis of the Labour and National movements in South Africa and explores how and why the white working class traded its socialist pri...
Colombia - indigenous defender murdered in gold mining frenz
An indigenous leader in Colombia's 'gold belt' has been killed by unknown gunmen as tensions grow between indigenous communities and outside gold mining interests, many of them linked to illegal armed...
Connexions: Volume 6, Number 3 - September 1981 - Atlantic Development/Le Developpement Atlantique
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The Devil Operation
A tale of corporate espionage unfolds in this exposé of torture, intimidation, and murder of Peruvian eco-activists and indigenous farmers. Shocking video footage, horrifying photos, and meticulous re...
The Globe and Mail as corporate apologists: behind the love affair with Barrick Gold
In the rural highlands of Papua New Guinea (PNG), a Canadian gold mine operates amongst the Ipili people, who were one of the last major ethnic groups to be contacted by the Australian colonial admini...
Globe and Mail promotes Controversial Mining Magnate
How close is too close when it comes to media outlets working with institutions set up by wealthy individuals to influence the news? The question becomes important to ask when Canada's "national newsp...
Last Frontier: Local communities fight mineral exploration and eviction in the Andes
Afro-descendant communities in Colombia are fighting to retain control of their ancestral goldmines in the face of pressure from private interests.
Looting Africa: Canadian Company Eyes Gold in Democratic Republic of Congo
A Canadian mining company is prepared to bring hundreds of millions of dollars in gold out of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, one of Africa's most embattled and poorest countries. One expert say...
OceanaGold vs El Salvador: Foreshadowing 'Trade' Under the TPP?
The Central American country of El Salvador could be forced to pay US$301 million to Canadian-Australian mining multinational OceanaGold as the two face off in a World Bank investor-state tribunal wit...
Price of Gold
Zellner, Sven; Borkhu, Chingunjav
Mongolia is known for its original Nomad culture as well as the spectacular natural landscape. Since gold deposits have been discovered however, both are threatened.
Romania faces $2.56bn claim for failed gold mine
Canadian mining company Gabriel Resources is seeking over $2.5 billion damages from Romania after it rejected a vast gold mine at Rosia Montana.
Salvadorans Warn Canadians about World Bank's Kangaroo Court
In anticipation of an imminent ruling from the World Bank's little known investor-state arbitration tribunal that could force El Salvador to pay Canadian mining firm OceanaGold US$301 million, a Salva...
Will El Salvador be forced to pay $301 million for valuing clean water over gold?
The Central American state of El Salvador could be forced to pay US$301 million in damages to an Australian-Canadian mining company, OceanaGold, after the company's application for a mining license wa...
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MiningWatch Canada is a pan-Canadian organization supported by environmental, social justice, aboriginal and labour organizations. It addresses the urgent need for a public interest response to irresp...
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Fair Trade gold mining in the highlands of Peru
Crabtree, John; Condor-Vidal, Judith
Most gold mining in Peru causes serious environmental damage, but there is one exception - a Fair Trade certified mine close to the world-famous Nazca Lines. Now it's up to us to demand Fair Trade gol...
On the hunt for illegal miners as a new gold rush hits New Zealand
Roy, Eleanor Roy
A look at the black market in gold in New Zealand and the efforts to thwart opportunists who sneak onto private farm land and national parks without permits to mine illegally.