Category Archives: Commodities

American Pot Is The Gold Standard. But Canada Leads The Export Game — For Now.

Lambert here: There’s opportunity here for Presidential candidates with a little courage, particularly if amnesty is coupled with legalization. By Markian Hawryluk, the senior Colorado correspondent for KHN, based in Denver. He has reported on health care for more than 25 years. Originally published at Kaiser Health News. DENVER — In a large warehouse, LivWell […]


We Live in a World With Very Rich Multinational Mining Companies, and Very Poor Miners

The Porgera Joint Venture – a gold mining operation in Paupa New Guinea, sucks gold out of a mountaintop, providing little benefit to miners or the people who live near the mine. Activist groups, and a lawsuit recently filed in Australia, seek to change that, as well as correct horrific human rights abuses.