Those left on the outside after the collapse struggle to maintain dignity in the face of grim employment prospects and a pervasive culture of self-blame.
Shefa SiegelLead Environment and Policy Researcher, Vale Columbia Center on Sustainable International Investment.
It is easy to be critical of the destructive elements of mining. What’s more difficult is confronting the necessary and complex role minerals play in all of our lives.
It’s time for a union of concerned economists to oppose the tar sands pipeline.
The Keystone pipeline protests reveal the shifting fault lines and changing culture of protest movements.
In a defiant act of civil disobedience, protestors stage a sit-in at the White House to implore Obama to stop the Keystone XL pipeline.
High-end Vancouver, like its high-end hockey team, has alienated working-class fans to the point of anger.
A health crisis is looming in Colombia, where the gold industry’s growth has led to dangerous levels of mercury in the atmosphere.
From the earliest days of international aid, insufficient contemplation of its means and ends has crippled the endeavour.
By failing to support the responsible mining bill, Michael Ignatieff’s Liberals settled for “corporate social responsibility” in place of good governance.
Passing a private member’s bill to legislate responsible mining practices is the right thing to do, ethically and economically.