Saturday, February 4, 2023

Tag: big oil

Internal documents show Big Oil PR messages still ‘mislead’ public on...

Despite claims of transitioning to cleaner energy, internal emails and documents obtained by a congressional investigation show oil companies trying to protect their fossil fuel investments through public narratives that conflict with private communications.

How America can lower gas prices like other countries

While you pay through the nose at the gas pump, Big Oil is lining its pockets.

Price gouging at the pump results in 235% profit jump for...

"Make no mistake; these profits mark a large transfer of wealth from working- and middle-class people to wealthy oil executives and shareholders," said Jordan Schreiber of Accountable.US.

Climate ‘leader’ Netflix donated to pro-pipeline, Koch-supported think tank

The Macdonald Laurier Institute then bragged about pushing a massive tar sands expansion.

Canada steps up surveillance of Indigenous peoples to push fossil fuel...

An international human rights body condemned Canada’s treatment of Indigenous communities opposing two major oil and gas pipelines.

With US consumers ‘getting fleeced,’ Democrats demand windfall profits tax on...

"It is common sense" to use such a tax to provide rebates to consumers, argued Rep. Ro Khanna. "You have these oil companies making record profits at a time of a national emergency."

So, which clandestine cabal controls the world? Will ‘fatalistic defeatism’ undermine...

If angry contrarians are right, and only illegitimate elections exist, why traffic in anything less than revolution?

Big Oil is creating ‘pain at the pump’ to boost profits:...

"Numerous executives have emphasized that shareholder profits, rather than expanding domestic production, is their top goal."

Total’s East African crude oil pipeline ‘struggling’ to find financiers, say...

Total’s “incredibly risky” crude oil pipeline may still lack the financial backing it requires, campaigners have claimed, as the controversial project moved...

How the PR industry has helped Big Oil transform the way...

The role of PR agents has been to create and execute strategies for their clients while remaining completely invisible.

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How corporations hope to eviscerate workers’ right to strike

Corporations so fear this kind of worker power that they’re asking the U.S. Supreme Court to rig the scales and help them kill future strikes before they even begin.

Can the Military-Industrial Complex be tamed?

Cutting the Pentagon's budget in half would finally force the generals to think.

‘Death sentence for women and families’: US court blocks domestic violence gun ban

The court ruled that the law prohibiting people with domestic violence restraining orders from owning guns "fails to pass constitutional muster," and that the ban is an outlier "that our ancestors never would have accepted."

Department of Veteran Affairs exceeds goal of providing safe, stable homes to veterans in...

The VA permanently housed 40,401 homeless veterans.

The interminable, withering babble from today’s Tower of Babel

When the end is messianic, imperial, “destiny” or God’s will—human fabrications made into commandments—all civilized bets are off.