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The Other Side of “Irish Eyes”

Brian Mulroney abroad and at home

The Ramble

Memories from the PMO

Vintage Years

Two political memoirs

Virginia Heffernan

Virginia Heffernan recently published Ring of Fire: High-Stakes Mining in a Lowlands Wilderness.

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Virginia Heffernan

A Charged Topic

From ore to your pocket and automobile October 2023
One of the features of mining is that it occurs mostly in places so remote from our increasingly urban landscapes as to be almost ­unimaginable. Massive operations blast and dig through ­bedrock the world over, from the mountainous, steaming jungles of New Guinea and the briny flats of South America to the frozen reaches of eastern…