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Where your money goes: the toxic toll of BHP Billiton in Borneo and Colombia

By Emilie Tricarico and Stuart Anderson BHP Billiton is the world’s largest mining company.  Partly based in the UK and funded by Scottish funds, including the Scottish Parliament own pension fund, it seemed an appropriate company to look at in … Continue reading

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Where your money goes: BP, corruption, spills, and “gross negligence”

By Emilie Tricarico “In a country where death, corruption and state terrorism are the law truth becomes a synonym for terrorism. Therefore solidarity is the strength that the powerless need.” These were the words Gilberto Torres spoke on his release … Continue reading

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Where your money goes: a worldwide tour of Rio Tinto’s wreckage

By Emilie Tricarico. Rio Tinto employ over 60,000 people in more than 40 countries and is a major supplier in metals and minerals from around the world including aluminium, copper, diamonds, gold, industrial minerals, such as borates, titanium dioxide and … Continue reading

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