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The Case Against Chevronnew

An unprecedented campaign by at least a dozen nonprofit groups targets the oil company's global operations and reputation.
East Bay Express  |  Peter Asmus  |  12-02-2009  |  Environment

Big Oil Dominates the GOP, Especially in Palin's Alaskanew

The longer we discuss Sarah Palin's uterus, the more likely it is that American politics will remain distracted from the central issue of this election: whether the lords of oil will continue to control the United States as surely as they control Alaska.
Artvoice  |  Bruce Fisher  |  09-15-2008  |  Commentary

The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgianew

Maybe oil figures it's time to get back to Plan A and revive the Cold War, or at least oilmen do. There are issues aplenty behind the conflict in Georgia, but to the powers fueling it, it's a war of competing pipelines.
Los Angeles CityBeat  |  Jim Washburn  |  08-25-2008  |  International

Rep. Bart Stupak Pushes for Regulating Oil Speculatorsnew

The sophisticated finance boys on Wall Street are making fun of Stupak, the Michigan congressman who is so much of a hick he cares about poor people who are having trouble affording gasoline. What really bothers them is that he is now in a position where he may be able to do something about it.
Metro Times  |  Jack Lessenberry  |  07-29-2008  |  Politics

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