A country’s greatness is measured not by its richest, but by how it treats its most vulnerable members. By that measure, we’re a certified shithole.
OceanaGold was stunningly defeated in El Salvador last March. Can it be defeated in the Philippines by 2019?
Join us in welcoming author Sonja Wolf, author of “Mano Dura: The Politics of Gang Control in El Salvador” for a book signing and discussion with her and other experts.
The Central American gang is a big problem in Central America — and an object of scare tactics here.
There have been two giant wins for democracy, human rights, and the environment in an unlikely spot: the small, embattled nation of El Salvador. What lessons can be learned, and can nations and activists build on these two victories?
On 30th March 2017 legislators in El Salvador approved a blanket ban on all metal mining activities in the country – the first country in the world to do so.
After a 12-year struggle, Salvadoran lawmakers voted to ban mining for metals.
The investor-state provisions in NAFTA don’t help workers. Instead, they hand enormous power to corporations to bully governments into undoing measures to protect workers, the environment, and public health.
280 Organizations with over 180 million members worldwide tell OceanaGold to abandon lost suit against El Salvador and “Pack Up and Pay Up”
The organisations are demanding OceanaGold pay El Salvador the $8 million an investor-state tribunal ruled they were owed.
Human rights NGOs urge rejection of CETA, RCEP, TPP, TTIP, EU-Vietnam FTA.
Join us for a moment to honor all the hard work that went into the defeat of the Pacific Rim / Oceana Gold mining company.
In a tale of people power over corporate power, a tribunal has ruled against a global company in a case over mining rights.
Obama is waging a full-court press to pass the unpopular trade treaty after the November elections.
After Seven Years and Millions of Dollars, Decision Announced in Pac Rim Mining Company vs. El Salvador
Coalition of Groups State “There Are No Winners,” Investor-State Arbitration Subverts Democracy
Under deals like the TPP, countries that might otherwise have curtailed corporate activities won’t do so, simply out of fear of being sued by multinational corporations.