Monthly Archives: December 2011

A Diamond is Forever

Perhaps the most iconic irony of the whole crisis at Attawapiskat is the presence, a scant 90 km away, of the De Beers Diamond Mine at Victor Lake. The top 1% and some of us 98%ers could be wearing diamonds … Continue reading

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Ethical Oil is Snake Oil

Don’t buy it … Talking about ethical oil is like saying guns don’t kill people. Well they don’t. People kill people. But sometimes they use a gun to do it. Oil isn’t ethical or unethical (unless you add corn … … Continue reading

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