In a tale of people power over corporate power, a tribunal has ruled against a global company in a case over mining rights.
Under deals like the TPP, countries that might otherwise have curtailed corporate activities won’t do so, simply out of fear of being sued by multinational corporations.
There’s an opportunity now to link racial, economic, and climate justice issues and galvanize a larger audience, Janet Redman told the Real News Network.
This summer's International Labour Conference is our chance to initiate an intersectional view of supply chains.
Peabody Energy filed for bankruptcy today, but its top executives will still be enjoying the millions they pocketed before the collapse of coal.
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
El Salvador's Deputy Attorney for the Human Rights Ombudsman Office joins a roundtable discussion on the impact and issues on mining.
Foreign-funded mining operations may not be enough to alleviate the scourges of cholera, displaced people, and corrupt leaders.
IPS Associate Fellow, Manuel Pérez-Rocha presenting at Left Forum 2013 on resistance to mega mining across the Americas.
How transnational corporations use trade and investment treaties as powerful tools in disputes over oil, mining, and gas. / Como las empresas mineras transnacionales utilizan las reglas de los acuerdos de inversión y de comercio como poderosos instrumentos a su favor en las disputas por el petróleo, la minería y el gas.