Category Archives: Oil

Day 2 of protests to stop Obama from approving the tar sands oil pipeline

Day 2 of protests to stop Obama from approving the tar sands oil pipeline from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Joe Sudbay (DC) Yesterday, I wrote a post about the first XL pipeline protest in front of the White House. 70 protesters … Continue reading

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Civil disobedience begins to prevent Obama from approving a potential climate disaster

Civil disobedience begins to prevent Obama from approving a potential climate disaster from AMERICAblog: A great nation deserves the truth by Joe Sudbay (DC) Today, environmentalists and other activists began civil disobedience in front of the White House. Among the first arrestees were Lt. … Continue reading

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This Hero Didn’t Stand a Chance

This Hero Didn’t Stand a Chance from Chris Hedges on Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines Tim DeChristopher is scheduled to be sentenced in a Salt Lake City courtroom by U.S. District Judge Dee Benson on July 26. He faces up to … Continue reading

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In a pure coincidence, Gaddafi impeded U.S. oil interests before the war

In a pure coincidence, Gaddafi impeded U.S. oil interests before the war BY GLENN GREENWALD Wikipedia (updated below) When the war in Libya began, the U.S. government convinced a large number of war supporters that we were there to achieve the … Continue reading

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Tomgram: Michael Klare, How to Wreck a Planet 101

Tomgram: Michael Klare, How to Wreck a Planet 101 from TomDispatch – Blog by Michael Klare   … When it comes to the fossil fuels that our civilization now largely runs on, there’s always upbeat news.  For example, the latest hot topic in … Continue reading

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The Sky Really Is Falling

The Sky Really Is Falling from Chris Hedges on Truthdig: Drilling Beneath the Headlines The rapid and terrifying acceleration of global warming, which is disfiguring the ecosystem at a swifter pace than even the gloomiest scientific studies predicted a few years … Continue reading

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The Green Gap with China: US falling Behind as Congress Fiddles (Cole in Truthdig)

The Green Gap with China: US falling Behind as Congress Fiddles (Cole in Truthdig) from Informed Comment by Juan In 1957, a United States shocked by the Soviet launch of the Sputnik 1 satellite bounced into action to compete on the world stage. … Continue reading

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More on “financial martial law” from Big Government Conservatives

INDEX (stories follow) The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Friday, Day 153 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell May Day Rallies Celebrate Unity; Labor Unions and Immigrants Plan To March Side By Side from Democracy Now! | Healthcare Reform by mail@democracynow.org (Democracy Now!) … Continue reading

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The Oil Company Gusher

The Oil Company Gusher Robert Reich 5 people liked this Exxon-Mobil’s first quarter earnings of $10.7 billion are up 69 percent from last year. That’s the most profit the company has earned since the third quarter of 2008 — perhaps not … Continue reading

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In the Belly of the Beast: 4/4/11: Republican budget proposal privatizes Medicare

INDEX The WikiLeaks News & Views Blog for Monday, Day 128 from The Nation Blogs: Media Fix by Greg Mitchell “Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention”: Manning Marable’s New Biography Investigates Conflicted Reality of the Civil Rights Leader from Democracy Now! | Healthcare … Continue reading

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