oil companies

Climate Change

September 5, 2017
A study of the Texaco-Chevron oil dumping case in Ecuador reveals that oil companies have an incentive to pollute that goes beyond saving money from oil dumping, explains Lindsay Ofrias, the study’s author

Indigenous Group Fighting Tar Sands Gets Boost From Neil Young

January 28, 2014

First Nations Chief Allan Adam discusses the Tar Sands awareness tour with Canadian musician Neil Young and the health issues that communities face

Katrina and New Orleans

August 27, 2013
Greg Palast: MLK’s ‘Dream’ drowned in Hurricane Katrina

Greg Palast

January 7, 2013
Greg Palast: Koch brothers could save two billion dollars a year if they can replace Venezuelan heavy crude crude with Canadian tar sands – one of the dirtiest sources of carbon emissions on the planet

Ecuador

February 2, 2012
Public spending fuels Ecuador leader's popularity By GONZALO SOLANO, Associated Press – Jan 25, 2012   QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Amparo Martinez's universe is two small, tidy rooms in a poor Quito neighborhood that she shares with her 83-year-old mother and a severely handicapped daughter. Her predicament makes holding a job impossible, so the three depend on…

Ecuador Creating Alternative to Neo-Liberal Model

February 2, 2012
Public spending fuels Ecuador leader's popularity By GONZALO SOLANO, Associated Press – Jan 25, 2012   QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Amparo Martinez's universe is two small, tidy rooms in a poor Quito neighborhood that she shares with her 83-year-old mother and a severely handicapped daughter. Her predicament makes holding a job impossible, so the three depend on…