Gold prices have skyrocketed during the pandemic, and illegal mining is bigger than ever. We’re living in a 21st-century gold rush. Today on the show, investigative reporters Nicholas Nehamas and […]
Native Activism: Protesting DAPL, Line 3, and Back Forty Mine
“To be born Indigenous means to be born into a struggle against big extraction and the same colonial forces that colonized Europe before they got to our shores,” says Chase […]
DNR policy board approves new policies for sulfide mining
Yesterday, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources’ policy board increased licensing costs for sulfide mining in the state. As part of the policy changes, the board is also setting aside […]
Who Owns Outer Space?
Most science fiction espouses one of two very different visions of the future. In the utopian visions of classic “golden age” sci-fi, humanity grows wiser over the years to come, […]
What We Can Learn from Salvadoran Community Organizing
Pedro Cabezas is a community organizer working to ban mining in El Salvador. Leigh Hardy is a Boston-based social worker and former president of the board of US-El Salvador Sister […]
Wisconsin Mining Standoff
Have you heard about the Wisconsin Mining Standoff? The GTac mining proposal? What about the Enbridge pipeline expansion? Listen to this edition of A Public Affair to find out more!
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