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Yikes, a gold mine!

Recycled computer parts contain gold

“… it looks worthless, but the shredder collects between 4 to 12 ounces of gold per ton of shredded materials.” Extract from Wired Magazine Where Gadgets Go to Die

In the Australian gold fields, 0.3 ounces (10 grammes) per ton is considered mineable. This gold ‘mine’ is up to 40 times richer.

Outsourcing the picket line

Hilarious news: US carpenters union hires the homeless at exploitation rates to man picket-lines