Why Mining Corporations Love Trade Deals

Why Mining Corporations Love Trade Deals

Originally posted on the HuffPost Blog. 21st June 2016. By Ben Beachy Senior Policy Advisor, Responsible Trade Program, Sierra Club. From the salmon-spawning waters of Alaska to the cloud forests of Ecuador, communities are standing up to mining projects that threaten their health, environment, and livelihoods. But mining corporations are fighting back...

TPP will harm campaign to protect tribal land from mining.

TPP will harm campaign to protect tribal land from mining.

Originally published by Yes! Magazine on 05/01/2016. Defending Otter Creek The air was hazy from distant wildfires on August 29 when a gift arrived on the Northern Cheyenne reservation in southeast Montana. Carvers from the Lummi Tribe in Washington state brought a totem pole as a sign of support for...

Free Trade Agreement 101

Free Trade Agreement 101

  • Written on: 17 November 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

YLNM members Common Frontiers have created a new short video (available in French and English) that provide a basic overview of the global Free Trade Agenda.  The videos draw attention to mining company Oceana Gold’s attempt to sue the government of El Salvador for rejecting gold mining under an Investor State Dispute Settlement FTA...