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Sat Jun 23 2007 (Updated 06/24/07)
No Love for Golddiggers
Fighting Back Against the "Resource Curse"
From the uselessness of the final product to the dramatic environmental and social impacts of its excavation, modern-day gold mining serves as an absurd illustration of the dangers and complexity of our global economy.

In spite of the threat of repression, people are wising up to the toxic legacy of gold mining and these global operations are increasingly met with resistance. All throughout Latin America, communities with experience in mining are traveling to those considering it, sharing their stories of environmental devastation, economic depression, and struggle so that others can avoid a similar path. Read more
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