resource extraction

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Aug 13, 2014

Mount Polley: Mining is disaster

The mining industry is a key example of Canada's colonial and capitalist foundations, devastating the environment, dispossessing communities, and committing egregious human rights violations.
Podcast
Jul 15, 2014

Uncontacted tribes in Peru threatened by energy industry

Redeye
There are still hunter-gatherer groups in the Amazon who have had little or no contact with the outside world. Oil and gas exploration brings the threat of disease and catastrophic loss of life.
Blog
Feb 14, 2014
Photo: flickr/Maggie's Camera

No jobs on a dead planet, no green jobs under capitalism

Joseph Leivdal
Today a movement is building to resist resource extraction. There are those who argue we need resource extraction for jobs, yet there are no jobs on a dead planet and no green jobs under capitalism.

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