Paul Bocking is a secondary school teacher, union activist, amateur filmmaker and community organizer in Toronto. He is completing his Master's degree in Work & Society at McMaster University.
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Saturday, August 18, 2012
No Silver Medal: Mexican Farmers Battle Canadian Mine for Control of Their Land
Civil disobedience has halted production at Mexico’s “top grade producer of silver.” Farmers of the La Sierrita village, a close knit community of about 50 families, located 40 minutes north of the city of Gomez Palacio, Durango, have shut down the La Platosa mine owned by Canadian firm Excellon Resources for over a month.