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...

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...