Thursday, September 29, 2022

Tag: Rex Tillerson

As New York takes Exxon to court, Big Oil’s strategy against...

“Through the 2000s and 2010s, ExxonMobil used proxies, employed other indirect means, and itself continued to make statements that cast doubt on the role of fossil fuels in causing climate change.”

The dolls of militarism

From war hawks to chickenhawks.

The trials and tribulations of Rex Tillerson

“The fault, dear Brutus, is not in our stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings.” —William Shakespeare

Memo to Tillerson about the moron

If you really did want to serve the best interests of this nation, there’s an option you might want to consider.

Exxon fined $2M for ‘reckless disregard’ of sanctions during Tillerson era

When secretary of state was CEO of ExxonMobil, says Treasury, the oil giant showed a "reckless disregard" for sanctions

The Tillerson-Trump rumble over Qatar shows White House divisions

The U.S. has two foreign policies: that of the former Exxon-Mobil CEO, an old Middle East hand, and that of a Queens real estate shyster and foreign policy neophyte.

Tillerson present as Exxon signed major deal with Saudi Arabia during...

“The President's Saudi trip was a bizarre Art of the Deal-esque foreign policy disaster."

Testing Republican values

Progress towards the individual security of Americans and towards coordinated global achievement must continue.

State Department rewrites climate change web page

Secretary of State Tillerson has maintained that he believes climate science is "not conclusive" so the changes aren't altogether surprising.

Rex Tillerson backs aggressive policy in disputed South China Sea as...

Will Tillerson see the world through “oil-coated glasses”?

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The truth behind “self-made” billionaires

Billionaires are not made by rugged individuals. They’re made by policy failures. And a system that rewards wealth over work.

Why are wild horses brutally uprooted from public lands while private livestock can stay?

The Bureau of Land Management is misleading the American people about the nation’s wild horses and burros.

‘People power has won the day’: Manchin dirty deal defeated

"Manchin's dirty deal went down in flames today because Indigenous and frontline communities raised their voices."

Burning books (or rather book companies)

Think of this as the modern capitalist version of burning books, though as with those fossil-fuel companies, it is, in reality, more like burning the future.

MAGA, Tea Party’s steroidal cousin, will outlast Trump – but only by escaping primitive...

Trump finale emerges as the perfect lesson that Pride (still) Goeth Before the Fall, exposing the dangers of not knowing who you are, what you can and can't do.