Category Archives: Mining

Miners doubt the wisdom of Solomon

(January 31, 2000) Lawrence Solomon responds to a letter to the editor from Gordon Peeling, president and CEO, The Mining Association of Canada regarding his article on mining subsidies Financial Post, Jan. 31, 2000 Continue reading

Posted in Mining | Leave a comment

They get the gold, we get the shaft: Responses

(January 24, 2000) Get rich quick . . . without making money. The Northern Miner, Jan. 24-30, 2000. The mining industry has been a whipping boy for environmentalists and anti-mining organizations for the past decade, but a recent column titled “They get the gold, we get the shaft,” in the National Post, takes the exercise to a mean-spirited extreme. Continue reading

Posted in Mining | Leave a comment

They get the gold, we get the shaft

(January 11, 2000) Canada’s mining industry knows how to strike it rich, but it closely guards its secrets, for fear others will jump its claims. Now, the secret’s out. Here’s how it’s done. Continue reading

Posted in Mining | Leave a comment

Aid that hurts

(July 18, 1985) When the public isn’t involved, foreign aid can backfire on us and on the Third World. Continue reading

Posted in Mining | Leave a comment