Deep Pit Mining: Violating Life on Earth

Abandoned and Deadly: Deep Pit Mining Harvey Richards photographed Butte, Montana’s deep pit mining during his three visits to Butte, Montana, first to photograph the miner’s strike of 1959, then again in 1966 and 1973. The huge gaping hole known … Continue reading

Tale of Ruin, Capitalism and World Resources

1978, 20 min., color, DVD Capitalism Destroys the Earth Harvey Richards first film on mining, Perch of the Devil, centered on the miner’s strike of 1960 in Butte, Montana. ┬áIn the years that followed, underground mining (and its unions) were … Continue reading