MINCI’s propaganda pitch on the virtues of expropriating the Gold mining sector pushes the boundries of revolutionary non-sequitur. Consistently recasting mining practices that are – and always have been – illegal as “capitalist”, MINCI’s case comes down to saying the new law is good because it outlaws illegal mining.
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