Friday, April 19, 2024

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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US diplomacy thwarts Palestinian UN membership amid claims of supporting statehood leaked cable shows

This diplomatic maneuvering seeks to avoid a U.S. veto, which would publicly align the country against Palestinian self-determination.

Supreme silence: High court decision curtails protest rights, stifling voices in the South

As the case now returns to lower courts for further proceedings, the national discourse on the limits of free speech and the right to protest continues to evolve.

Supreme Court questions use of obstruction law in Jan. 6 riot cases amid concerns...

This law is now at the center of a legal battle concerning its suitability for punishing those who stormed the Capitol during the certification of the 2020 election results.

New report reveals millionaires’ tax rates slashed by half since 1950s, fueling wealth inequality

This stark reduction in tax rates for the wealthiest Americans coincides with an era of escalating income disparity and could be costing the federal government hundreds of billions in lost revenue annually.

Missouri Republican Attorney General Bailey sues Media Matters using consumer law to censor the...

An analysis of Mo. Attorney General Andrew Bailey's bogus allegations against Media Matters.