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Oak Flat: Trump’s Final Middle Finger to the Environment
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Oak Flat: Trump’s Final Middle Finger to the Environment
January 20, 2021

The U.S. Forest Service will release the final version of the environmental analysis for the Resolution Copper Project and Land Exchange in three days’ time and a full year ahead of schedule as a result of pressure from the Trump administration, according to local officials.

The New Derivatives Market in California Water: Disaster Natural Resources Capitalism at Work
December 17, 2020

I attended a rain dance 40 years ago in the Southwest. At the end of the 6-hour ceremony, it rained. My final memory of the event was a small, elderly lady chasing an immense clown, who had ritually molested her in the ceremony, beating him about the head and shoulders with an umbrella.

The New Derivatives Market in California Water: Disaster Natural Resources Capitalism at Work
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Elon Musk Is Acting Like a Neo-Conquistador for South America’s Lithium
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Elon Musk Is Acting Like a Neo-Conquistador for South America’s Lithium
March 12, 2020

The key point to emphasize here is that this will provide “a major opportunity” for “miners of component metals such as lithium, cobalt and nickel.”

Hot Economic Warfare: Scrambling for Rare-Earth Minerals
October 5, 2018

As the world becomes more dependent on high-tech and an “Internet of things,” the economic war for control of rare earth minerals will increase.

Hot Economic Warfare: Scrambling for Rare-Earth Minerals
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Sexy Metal: the Missing Element in the Korean Puzzle
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Sexy Metal: the Missing Element in the Korean Puzzle
June 21, 2018

Arguably, the heart of the matter in the Trump administration’s embrace of Kim Jong-un has everything to do with one of the largest deposits of rare earth elements (REEs) in the world, located only 150 km northwest of Pyongyang and potentially worth billions of US dollars.

Tillerson Losing Control to Kushner over US Africa policy
October 5, 2017

In yet another example of Secretary of State Rex Tillerson losing control over US foreign policy to a rival foreign policy apparatus inside the Trump administration led by Donald Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner, the final decision to add the Republic of Chad to the US visa ban list was made by Kushner and the Zionist extremist US ambassador to Israel David Friedman…

Tillerson Losing Control to Kushner over US Africa policy
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US to Plunder Afghanistan’s Mineral Riches
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US to Plunder Afghanistan’s Mineral Riches
September 24, 2017

Endless US aggression in Afghanistan has nothing to do with combating terrorism (America supports it), everything to do with controlling the country, using it for oil and gas pipelines, part of encircling Russia and China with US military bases, and plundering vast Afghan mineral riches – likely worth trillions of dollars, a prize corporate predators covet.

Why is South Africa Being Stirred Up
March 17, 2017

Since the middle of February, the internal political situation in South Africa has worsened once again. During South African president Jacob Zuma’s annual address to the country’s parliament, the main opposition parties, primarily the Democratic Alliance and the Economic Freedom Fighters, became rowdy and delayed the president’s speech for an hour. For security reasons, the parliament building was surrounded not by the police, as it was last year, but by  the SADF staff.

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