Taxcast: Swiss Redistribution and a David and Goliath StoryOctober 2013
In October’s taxcast, Swiss villagers shift a mining giant’s profits to humanitarian projects.
The Rights ClashJuly 2013
Mining in El Salvador exposes the contradiction between human rights and corporate rights under the international investment regime.
Mozambique’s Mining BoomtownMay 2013
The discovery of a massive coal basin in Mozambique has kicked up a frenzy of investment, but this steroidal economy comes with a cost.
Haiti’s Gold RushAugust 2012
Riches beckon from beneath Haiti’s hills, and mining companies are hoping to lock in huge tax breaks to get at them.
Closing the China GapAugust 2012
China’s voracious appetite for resources isn’t something to be feared—it should be emulated.