Saturday, June 6, 2020

Tag: BP

Did BP Get Off Cheaply? Antonia Juhasz on $18.7B Gulf Oil...

Compared to the destruction and harm BP caused in the 2010 Deepwater Horizon explosion, their settlement is very minimal, but at least they will have to pay for this spill. Let’s hope the government sticks to their guns and makes sure this settlement is passed.

30 Million Gallons Under the Sea: Five Years After BP Disaster,...

While there is an ongoing impact of the 2010 oil spill, drilling has resumed near the site of the explosion that caused the worst industrial environmental disaster in U.S. history. Doesn't anyone remember the devastation?

An Escape Hatch for Corporate Cons

While corporate crimes produce horrible injuries, illnesses and deaths, they are almost always settled by fines and payoffs. Why is it that criminal corporate executives are always given a “Get Out of Jail Free” card?

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Lockdowns for the many, impunity for the few

“I was born in this county. I have never come across ill-feeling like this about anything. Everyone feels it is one law for us and one law for them. That is so unfair.”

If Trump sends the US military into states, it will ignite a peoples’ revolution

Can America and its Democracy withstand the attacks that are being made upon it from forces, not from without, but from within this country? What we desperately need, at this time, is a peoples’ revolution.

American Stonewall: The Cops Have Already Lost

If a politician wants to exercise real leadership, let them proclaim a day of healing where they lead a march of police and protesters together in support of a new era in police relations.

Sixth mass extinction of wildlife accelerating quicker than expected

“Extinction breeds extinctions.”

Sanders calls on democrats to embrace 8-point plan to end police brutality, protect communities

“We have got to act boldly to eradicate systemic racism and police violence. I am calling for sweeping policy reforms to protect people—particularly communities of color—who have suffered violence for far too long.”