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Canadian mining firm Pacific Rim and El Salvador's struggle against corporate impunity
Buxton, Nick; Brennan, Brid; Tognoni, Andrea; Aguiar, Diana
The controversial legal case that Canadian mining firm Pacific Rim has launched against El Salvador has added fuel to the growing international debate on the balance of corporate rights and responsibi...
Connexions: Volume 6, Number 3 - September 1981 - Atlantic Development/Le Developpement Atlantique
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Web portal with information about environmental issues and resources, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and importa...
Minetown, Milltown, Railtown: Life in Canadian Communities of Single Industry
A sociological description of life in company towns.
Mineworkers of Guyana: The Making of a Working Class
Quamina, Odida T.
Written by a former worker who himself grew up on Alcan's Plantation Mackenzie bauxite mine in Guyana, this is a readable account of the life and history of a Third World working class. It throws new ...
Mining Town Crisis: Globalization, Labour and Resistance in Sudbury
Leadbeater, David ed
Where Heaven Meets Hell
Drawing strength from their families and their Muslim faith, Indonesian sulfur miners face gruelling labour and treacherous conditions on an active volcano, while struggling to overcome the desperate ...