Highly influential multinational corporations facilitate the expatriation of profits and natural assets from resource-rich but capital-poor countries by engaging in a wide range of morally egregious profit maximization practices, writes Nate Singham for the Independent Media Institute.
How Powerful Mining Corporations Flagrantly Plunder the Global South Without Consequence
Independent Media Institute, 10 June 2019
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