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Barrick's dirty secrets: communities worldwide respond to gold mining’s impacts

Corpwatch, May 2007: This report, a profile of Barrick Gold, the world’s largest gold mining company, is an illustration of what is wrong with the gold industry today. In these pages, you will find numerous examples in which Barrick’s interests and the interests of the communities within which it operates are pitted directly against each other. From avoiding responsibility for the destructive environmental legacy of their projects or aligning itself with corrupt politicians, to employing police who violently suppress (and sometimes kill) mine critics, Barrick’s power in these struggles creates a compelling case for intervention.

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Traversing people's lives: how the world bank finances community disruption in cameroon

Friends of the Earth International, 2002: The Chad Cameroon Oil and Pipeline project shows that large scale projects financed by the World Bank, rather than bringing ‘development’, lead to disruption and misery for the very people that are supposed to benefit from it.

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Credit Where It's Due: The Ecological Debt Education Project

Friends of the Earth Scotland and others, 2003: The cumulative responsibility of industrialised countries for the destruction caused by their production and consumption patterns is called the ‘ecological debt’.

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