The USA’s Toxic Mining Law of 1872

The USA’s Toxic Mining Law of 1872

  • Written on: 21 August 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

This brilliant one and a half minute animation from Mark Fiore humorously explores the absurdities of the USA’s (still current) Mining Law of 1872. This piece of legislation, signed into existence by Ulysses. S.Grant at a time when mining meant pick-axes and pans, has been giving away US citizens’ public...