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How Powerful Mining Corporations Flagrantly Plunder the Global South Without Consequence

Originally published at http://www.commondreams.org/views/2019/06/08/how-powerful-mining-corporations-flagrantly-plunder-global-south-without

Come on - that’s the same process that’s been going on right here since Columbus found his New World to finance a new crusade and free Jerusalem !

You think the people in the US on food stamps are not plundered ?

It’s not just climate change and the crash in biodiversity that people are oblivious to.

Here’s how The Hudson’s Bay Company got started in the 1600’s:

Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson

A law that would give all shareholders of companies an equal vote regardless of the amount of shares they own, could work. If a person with one share of stock, or one with a thousand shares of stock gets only one vote in shareholders meetings, it would democratize corporations.

The road to humanitarian disaster is littered with the environmental destruction of the “extractive mining” interests. Eventually this Earth will be a vapor soaked barren chunk of dirt continuing to hurtle through space to it’s demise. RIP.