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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 112–121.
Published: 01 March 2012
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 44–45.
Published: 01 December 2017
... Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 MAP ROOM INDUSTRY AND VIOLENCE AGAINST INDIGENOUS WOMEN Oil and gas extraction, mining, logging, and hydroelectric development draw large numbers of men to Indigenous lands, o en leaving women vulnerable to violence. World Policy Journal...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 81–90.
Published: 01 June 2013
... 2013 2013 World Policy Institute Sasha Lezhnev Sasha Lezhnev Kinshasa, Congo—Joachim Andersson owned and operated a string of failed businesses before he founded Mineral Invest and began mining for gold in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. During the 1980s, Andersson worked...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 41–51.
Published: 01 March 2011
..., Garrett—with his shaved head and imposing six-foot-four frame—created a manic stage persona and became something like an Australian version of Bono. He emerged as an artistic voice of opposition to Canberra's military alliance with Washington, the mining of uranium, and the treatment of Australia's...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 77–81.
Published: 01 June 2016
... degree, and as long there are diamonds in the mine, revenue will continue to be generated. Yet Botswana’s paper success does not translate to the kinds of gains that the country should be receiving. Disclosure of key information and ending De Beers’ monopolistic practices would liberate the economy...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 110–121.
Published: 01 December 2011
..., and gold mines that are just now opening for business in the South Gobi, far from the nearest approach to the Trans-Mongolian trunk line, selecting the proper gauge was very much on the minds of the Mongolian parliament. The government is divided, almost equally, between two parties, the MPP or Mongolian...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (3): 91–101.
Published: 01 September 2015
..., it’s also because the Gumatj people received millions of dollars of royalties after the signing of an historic agreement between the Rio Tinto bauxite mine and the traditional aboriginal owners of the deposits. Led by Helms and their elder Gallarwuy Yunupingu, Gapu’s brother, they used the money...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 49–55.
Published: 01 June 2011
... mining companies began extracting phosphate, initially for use as fertilizer and later as a key material for weapons production. The mining certainly did nothing to slow erosion. During World War II, the Japanese occupied the islands. In November 1943, Allied forces invaded the Japanese stronghold...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (4): 77–84.
Published: 01 December 2014
... in its resources. The Moroccan economy relies upon the territory’s resource wealth, including phosphate mining and fishing rights off the Western Sahara’s pristine 500-mile long Atlantic coastline. Morocco’s state-owned Office Cherifien des Phosphates (OCP) controls the world’s largest phosphate reserves...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (4): 82–91.
Published: 01 December 2011
.... This is not illegal, nor is it unlawful when a company like PT Freeport Indonesia admits it has given some $14 million to police and Indonesian military officers as a protection fee to secure their mining areas. Many private organizations, however, criticize these payments as bribery and corruption. From...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 3–7.
Published: 01 June 2015
... removed its newly established price control on carbon, and lacks a credible policy to achieve even the modest emission reductions it has pledged. This ineffective political response reveals who really has the most to lose from climate change in Australia—the powerful mining companies that thrive...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 76–86.
Published: 01 December 2017
... dead, contributed to the decline of health systems, but longtime Sierra Leone observers know that the root of the country’s woes took hold well before the Revolutionary United Front marched into Sierra Leone from Liberia in 1991. Extractive industries like diamond mining and cash-crop agriculture...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 8–11.
Published: 01 June 2014
... greenbacks circulate in many regions of the world, underpinning various economic functions for a host of reasons. The success of the U.S. dollar is not without its antecedents. From the 14th century, silver began to be mined in the German-speaking parts of Central Europe. The preferred currency medium until...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 21 (4): 91–93.
Published: 01 December 2005
..., we would be killed. And who or what is to blame? Certainly not impoverished looters who mine the soil out of primal need. Nor are coalition occupying forces primarily culpable, since they are stretched thin protecting living Iraqis, much less past remains. The disheartening...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 65–77.
Published: 01 December 2013
... Investigative Reporters (FAIR). © World Policy Institute 2013 2013 World Policy Institute Photo: Travis Lupick ANTWERP—Somewhere between Africa’s diamond mines and the dazzling diamond bazaars of Dubai and Antwerp, a Belgian company called Omega Diamonds has constructed a financial...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (1): 111–118.
Published: 01 March 2011
... the highway for two months. The tribes and the environmental activists allied with them were demanding the repeal of two legislative decrees that had opened the rainforest to oil exploration, mining and large-scale agricultural development. The Amazon natives feared new exploration would force them out...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 86–107.
Published: 01 March 2015
... not appear to own any land nor was the company involved in any palm oil plantation. Incidentally, WAPO’s 70 percent shareholder, Fintan Roche, published images uploaded in September 2010 (two months before WAPO was incorporated) of himself and panners mining for gold in or near Kamakwie, a town in Sierra...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 14–18.
Published: 01 June 2016
... but desperately poor 19th century industrial center; and in the much smaller former mining town of Barnsley. These areas conspicuously failed to, in the urban theory parlance, “regenerate.” Bradford, in particular, gained little more from Alsop’s plans than some new fountains and an enormous empty space, which...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (2): 21–25.
Published: 01 June 2000
... groundbreaking resolution in July 1999 in from diamond mines as well as land mines, Algiers denouncing coups and barring from from empty stomachs as well as empty ide­ future summits any regime that comes to ologies. The people of Africa have learned power by force of arms. This measure is that truth...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (2): 1–2.
Published: 01 June 2013
.... Jacques Leslie journeys to the heights of Bhutan to explore these mountain tsunamis. From Tatarstan, Ronan Keenan investigates the extremist Islam creeping into the center of Russia from the North Caucasus. Next, Jonathan Ewing uncovers a welter of fraud, as he probes corrupt gold mines in the Democratic...
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