Podcast
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Scott Neigh | Bianca Mugyenyi and Yves Engler talk about myths and perceptions of the role of Canadian on the international stage, and why they founded the Canadian Foreign Policy Institute earlier this year.
Podcast
Smoke stacks from the Vale Copper Cliff nickel refinery in Sudbury, Ontario. Image: Tony Webster/Wikimedia
Scott Neigh | Joan Kuyek talks about her decades of involvement in struggles related to mining and about her book, "Unearthing Justice: How to Protect Your Community from the Mining Industry."
Book Review
Cerrejón mine in Colombia. Image: Wikimedia Commons
Brent Patterson | "Organized Violence" is rigorous in its research, scholarly while still being accessible, hard-hitting, and emotionally powerful.
Blog
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Amelia Berot-Burns | The Pact for a Green New Deal must also be a social justice pact for the global south.
Blog
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Brent Patterson | A massive march recently took place in Bucaramanga, Colombia. Given that all of the media coverage is in Spanish, what was the protest about?
Blog
Mining in Kailo. Photo: Julien Harneis/Wikimedia Commons
Brent Patterson | Given that coal drove the Industrial Revolution of the 19th century, we need to guard against the abuses that could come with the mining of rare earth minerals for the green industrial revolution.
Blog
Two people carry a banner in the streets of Guatemala City that reads, "The march for life: We demand that the Constitutional Court respect our rights." Photo credit: CPR-Urbana. Used with permission.
Valerie Croft | The Xinka Parliament calls on Pan American Silver to cease all interference in the consultation process that will determine the future of the Escobal mine in Guatemala.
Blog
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Brent Patterson | For more than 40 days, Indigenous Maya Ch'orti' peoples have maintained a permanent encampment at a mine that is polluting their drinking water.
Blog
Photo by Brent Patterson
Brent Patterson | There are many examples of the toxic impacts of Canadian companies operating in this country and abroad to share with the UN Special Rapporteur on human rights and toxic wastes when he visits Canada.
Blog
Photo by Peace Brigades International.
Brent Patterson | Podemos MEP Tania González Peñas brought together three women activists who have fought for justice, fair wages and safer working conditions in coal mines.
Blog
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Brent Patterson | Tailings spills from Canadian mines in Zapotec territory in Mexico and Xat'sull territory in Canada show that laws are falling short of protecting Indigenous peoples and the environment.
Blog
Photo by Peace Brigades International.
Brent Patterson | Mexican Ambassador Juan Jose Gomez Camacho promises reform in the mining sector, but significant changes are needed in both Canada and Mexico to respect Indigenous rights and protect the environment.