Tag: benefit

Colombian mining, a fruitless business
Economy Globe Latin America

Colombian mining, a fruitless business

In 2009, Colombia lost more than half of its possible income from raw materials to large European transnational companies due to an unsustainable mining policy that also affects indigenous towns and the environment. .   Benjamin Serra . The mining industry and the extraction of resources, like hydrocarbons, have been […]

Protests over benefit cuts
Struggles Trade Unions Workers

Protests over benefit cuts

Next Wednesday, March 27th, citizens of Kilburn, northwest of London, will demonstrate their discontent over the measures that they have had to adopt due to the banking crisis.   The austerity measures taken by most European countries have caused a large number of mass protests throughout the continent. Cuts in […]