Investing in Conflict: Public Money, Private Gain: Goldcorp in the Americas (Report)

A detailed 28 page 2009 Rights Action report by Dawn Paley overviewing issues (community struggles, water resources, acid mine drainage, mercury, cyanide & tailings, mining regulation in Canada), case studies, and who benefits in relation to Vancouver-based Goldcorp’s mining operations.

[From the report:]

The nexus of mining companies, the mainstream media, the Canadian government, International Finance Institutions and bought off NGOs work hard to keep the reality of large-scale, open pit mines out of picture, keep community resistance marginalized, and no matter what, to keep talking about “development.” This report is about bringing hard facts and community perspectives together to help North Americans become more informed about the nature of the mining industry… Read the whole report on Rights Actions’ webpage

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