Mining

Amussu: An Experiment for a Cinema from Below

The villagers of Imider marching against Africa's biggest silver mine.

An indigenous filmmaker's theoretical and practical reflections on the decolonisation of North African cinema, collective filmic narratives, direct action and community-run film production through the upcoming documentary, "Amussu." The film trailer can be viewed here.

Into battle with the bazooka bands (Pages of Labour history)

An excellent personal account of the 1926 miners' lockout in County Durham

West Papua's Silent Genocide

The brutal occupation of West Papua is under-reported - but UK and US corporations are profiting from the violence, write Eliza Egret and Tom Anderson