Mine Your Own Business is a powerful film about the hopes of people living in poverty and about misguided environmentalism. Directed by former Financial Times journalist Phelim McAleer, Mine Your Own Business exposes the motivations of those … [Read more...] about Mine Your Own Business, But Don’t Miss the Movie
Tommy Suharto, the eldest son of a former Indonesian President, was released from jail today having served only part of a very lenient jail term after being found guilty of organising the successful murder of a Supreme Court Judge. The Suharto … [Read more...] about Hoping for Justice in Indonesia
Louis Hissink is drilling at Thundelarra Exploration's Lamboo project located about 40 KM WSW of Halls Creek in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia. His focus is exploration for platinum and nickel. Louis sent the following note: "The wet … [Read more...] about Drilling for Platinum and Nickel: A Note from Louis Hissink
There has been some suggestion that in my recent blog post on a dead possum I was too hard on the ABC. Gavin and others have suggested there are bigger issues and that it doesn't matter that sometimes some journalists get it wrong. I … [Read more...] about It Matters That Journalists Keep Getting It Wrong
A new movie 'Mine Your Own Business' details how environmental campaigner have stopped development in parts of the world that crave development. How they have denied poor people opportunity. The same activists have also run campaigns against … [Read more...] about The Campaign to Jail Richard Ness
Yesterday an Indonesian Court threw out charges against the world's largest gold producer, Newmont Mining Corporation, not because the company might be innocent, but because the company had a deal with the Indonesian government whereby disputes are … [Read more...] about Did Newmont Do It?