[Marxism] Rare Earths, Common Corruption

michael perelman michael at ecst.csuchico.edu
Wed Oct 7 20:37:40 MDT 2009


An earlier note discussed the question about the possible impending 
scarcity of rare earth minerals.
http://michaelperelman.wordpress.com/2009/09/06/a-different-environmental-threat-peak-rare-minerals-china-and-green-technology/

Shortly thereafter, the esteemed representative, Jerry Lewis (I prefer 
the other comedian) put a $3 million earmark for an already profitable 
US mining company in the House Defense Bill.  Should one be surprised 
that, along with two private equity funds, Goldman Sachs is the owner?

Allen, Jonathan. 2009. "Critics Blast $3m Mining Handout." Politico (6 
October).
http://www.politico.com/news/stories/1009/27947.html
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Michael Perelman
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California State University
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