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Gold Futures: Video Segment 3

Gold Corporation began buying out homeowners in 2002, offering either cash or a home in a new community. While many people are taking advantage of the buyouts, others, like farmer Eugen David, are resisting.

Jun 1st, 2009 | Comments

Gold Futures: Video Segment 2

John Aston, vice president of the Rosia Montana Gold Corporation, describes the company's plans in a positive light. Remus Celusa, a resident of Rosia Montana, wonders why the corporation can't mine the gold "without destroying our mountain and everything we own."

Jun 1st, 2009 | Comments

Gold Futures: Rosia Montana and the Gold Mine

by Craig S. Smith. Journalists are supposed to be impartial, but they rarely really are. We gather information and then decide which bits to present to our audience and in what order to present them. It's by definition a manipulative process.

Jun 1st, 2009 | Comments

Gold Futures: Discussion Guide Introduction

Gold Futures is a David-and-Goliath story set in a scenic Romanian village in the heart of Transylvania. At stake: a massive deposit of gold ore -- and a 2000-year-old village community that has existed since the ancient Romans founded a mining town on the edge of their empire.

Jun 1st, 2009

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