A grey sky with silhouetted cylinder buildings emitting huge puffs of smoke and pollution into the air

Anthropology: Corporate Harm, Strategic Responsibility, and the Environment

Corporate harm is a pervasive and inescapable consequence of modern life. Multinational corporations have increasing freedoms to operate across borders with limited jurisdictional constraints. As such, they have control over vast amounts of wealth and influence. This article explores how … Continue reading Anthropology: Corporate Harm, Strategic Responsibility, and the Environment

Iron Ore Mining

Natural Resources Geographic Distribution World Wide

Human beings are dependent on natural resources to fulfil many of their daily needs. These natural resources, however, are not uniformly distributed across the Earth. This is because natural resources require a favourable environment for forming. For example, coal is … Continue reading Natural Resources Geographic Distribution World Wide

Children working in Bolivian Mines

Commodity Fetishism and Power in the Bolivian Mines

Commodity fetishism implies that relationships are less about people, and more about things. In a world that is increasingly connected through products and devices, we are also met with disconnected social relationships and intensified global inequalities. Through this lens, this … Continue reading Commodity Fetishism and Power in the Bolivian Mines