Duke University Gets Corporate Mining Gift To Help Exploit Indigenous People Of Peru

By Gary G. Kohls, Transcend.org -

3 Jan 2017 – Below are two articles that nicely illustrate the cunning methods that ALL multinational mining, exploration, drilling, energy extractive or oil transporting corporations use to try [...]

100-Year Capitalist Experiment Keeps Appalachia Poor & Stuck On Coal

By Gwynn Guilford, Qz.com -

The first time Nick Mullins entered Deep Mine 26, a coal mine in southwestern Virginia, the irony hit him hard. Once, his ancestors had owned the coal-seamed cavern that he was now descending [...]

Indigenous Rights Victory In Brazil; Court Revokes License For Mine

By Christian Poirier, Amazon Watch -

In a powerful victory for indigenous rights in Brazil last week, the Toronto-based company Belo Sun Mining had its license to drill revoked by a federal court, dealing a significant setback to [...]

Media Truth In A Post-Truth World; Dirty Mines on Your Dime, Pipelines & More

By Eleanor Goldfield -

This week on Act Out! we gave you a lowdown last week on oil pipelines – but what about natural gas? Safer, right? Not so much. Here's the explosive reality of the natural gas pipelines criss [...]

Southwestern Lakes And Rivers Are Radioactive

By Jonathan P. Thompson -

During the uranium days of the West, more than a dozen mills — all with processing capacities at least ten times larger than the one at White Canyon — sat on the banks of the Colorado River and [...]

US Officials Drop Mining Cleanup Rule After Industry Objects

By Matthew Brown, apnews.com -

By Matthew Brown for Associated Press - BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s administration announced Friday that it won’t require mining companies to prove they have the financial [...]

Trump Administration Targets Uranium Mining Ban Near Grand Canyon

Center for Biological Diversity, Grand Canyon Trust, Havasupai, Wildlands Network, Sierra Club and National Parks Conservation Association, www.popularresistance.org -

WASHINGTON— The Trump administration wants to roll back a 20-year ban to allow uranium mining near the Grand Canyon, according to a Forest Service report formally released today. Under today’s [...]

Brazil: Tribe Defy Miners

By Staff, survivalinternational.org -

By Staff of Survival International - The Waiãpi tribe in Brazil have defied a hostile government to defend their land rights. The tribe has circulated a powerful open letter in which they state: [...]

Striking Miners Remain Resilient And Strong

By William Rogers, www.leftlaborreporter.com -

By William Rogers for Left Labor Reporter. Idaho - After six months on strike, 250 miners at the Lucky Friday silver mine in Mullan, Idaho remain determined to continue their fight for a fair [...]

Elders Demonstrate Against Mine In Rocking Chairs

By Elders Rising, www.popularresistance.org -

By Elders Rising. SALT LAKE CITY - Tuesday morning, September 26, organizers from Elders Rising called for land restoration and inter-generational justice at the PR Spring tar sands mine in [...]

Court Orders New Climate Impact Analysis For 4 Gigantic Coal Leases

By John H. Cushman JR., www.insideclimatenews.org -

By John H. Cushman JR. for Inside Climate News - A federal appeals court in Denver told the Bureau of Land Management on Friday that its analysis of the climate impacts of four gigantic coal [...]

Genocide: Goldminers “Massacre” Uncontacted Amazon Indians

By Staff, www.survivalinternational.org -

By Staff of Survival International - Public prosecutors in Brazil have opened an investigation after reports that illegal goldminers in a remote Amazon river have massacred “more than ten" [...]

The World Protests As Amazon Forests Are Opened To Mining

By Beatriz Garcia, www.theconversation.com -

By Beatriz Garcia for The Conversation - The Amazon, often described as the “lungs of the Earth”, is the largest rainforest in the world. Its extraordinary biodiversity and sheer scale has made [...]

Menominee Tribe Seeks Stricter Federal Oversight In Michigan Mine Fight

By Brian Bienkowski, www.truth-out.org -

By Brian Bienkowski for Truth Out - In its continued fight against a mine near sacred waters, the Menominee Indians of Wisconsin want stronger federal regulations to apply as officials weigh the [...]

IWW Miners Of Jerome & Bisbee Loaded Into Cattle Cars & Deported From State Of Arizona

By Janet Raye, www.weneverforget.org -

By Janet Raye for We Never Forget - The above photograph shows more than 1000 working class men, mostly members of the Metal Mine Workers Industrial Union of the Industrial Workers of the World, [...]