As if he doesn’t have enough to do, it seems that Barrick chairman Peter Munk is now defending capitalism as a whole, as well as his company’s shocking record, at the company’s AGM. He appears to have done this through boasting of achievements, blanket denial and attacking his critics, such as a “rogue element” among some non-government agencies that want to halt all development. Barrick is a Canadian company but London-based AXA Investment Managers UK Ltd had over $10 million invested in the company in 2007, BlackRock Commodities Income Trust plc has invested in the company, and the company also has connections with Millhouse Capital, controlled by London resident Roman Abramovich, and New City Investment Managers Ltd/NCIM (UK). (See From Money to Metals by Roger Moody,