Tag Archives: resource

Book Review: More than a few bad apples (Jen Moore)

Jen Moore reviews the new book Blood of Extraction by Todd Book & Jeffery R. Webber: “Militarized neoliberalism” and the Canadian state in Latin America By Jen Moore Military responds to mining protest in Peru. (Photo by Thomas Quirynen and Marijke Deleu, … Continue reading

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Report – Mining, Corporate Social Responsibility, and Conflict: OceanaGold and the El Dorado Foundation in El Salvador

The full report, executive summary, and a print version are available for download here, at MiningWatch’s website. This report documents the current activities of the El Dorado Foundation, which was originally established by Pacific Rim Mining in El Salvador in 2005, … Continue reading

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THURSDAY NOV 8th FILM SCREENING!! Heart of Sky | Heart of Earth

Please come join us 😉

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Resources-Extractives and Corporate Social Responsibility (Halifax Initiative)

The Halifax Initiative is a coalition of Canadian NGOs concerned about about the international financial system, its institutions, and North-South exploitation. This helpful webpage provides a compilation of briefing notes, analyses and reports on extractive industries and corporate social responsiblity (CSR). Included on … Continue reading

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Extracting Promises: Indigenous Peoples, Extractive Industries and the World Bank (Report)

This detailed 2003 report presents a scathing analysis of World Bank-funded extractive projects, and World Bank policies that have favoured the interests of extractive corporations over the autonomy of local peoples and governments.   Canada has consistently been among the top 10 largest (in percentage terms) … Continue reading

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