It’s a Poor Sort of Memory that Only Works Backwards

First editionby Johan Grimonprez, Catherine Bernard, Slavoj Zizek, Benoit Detalle, Asad IsmiHardcover, 352 Pages, Published 2011 by Hatje CantzISBN-13: 978-3-7757-3130-0, ISBN: 3-7757-31

Canadian Mining Companies Set to Destroy Ghana’s Forest Reserves

By Asad Ismi Under pressure from Canadian and U.S. mining companies, the Ghanaian government seems ready to pass legislation in June 2003 which will open the country’s protected forest reserves to mining. The companies’ bulldozers are ready to rip apart thousands of hectares of rainforest in the Ashanti, Eastern and Western Regions if the government […]

Exporting Destruction: Report Says EDC is Putting People and the Environment at Risk

By Asad Ismi The Canadian government’s Export Development Corporation (EDC) is assisting eight environmentally and socially disastrous projects in the Third World, says a recent report. These are the Antamina mine in Peru, the Chamera I and II dams in India, the Profertil nitrogen fertilizer complex in Argentina, the Bulyanhulu mine in Tanzania, the Urra […]