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Would you want to buy crops grown from oil wastewater? From today's who in ...
by Jen Hayden
Comment Count 15 comments on Tue May 05, 2015 at 11:42 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
What’s the new frontier in scientific denial?  Earthquake denial ! First, fossil fuels help change the atmosphere, now they’re causing ...
by Mark Fiore
Comment Count 24 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2015 at 06:50 AM PDT with 27 Recommends
#ChevronExposed A week after Chevron CEO John " Hell Freezer " Watson received a " Distinguished Citizen " award from the Commonwealth Club, the gods of irony must have felt compelled to present ...
by citisven
Comment Count 64 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2015 at 08:40 AM PDT with 203 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here . Welcome to the asylum! I’m talking, of course, about this country, or ...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 8 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 08:17 AM PDT with 10 Recommends
This article originally appeared at TomDispatch.com. To receive TomDispatch in your inbox three times a week, click here . If Sarah Palin were president, we’d know just what it was: a drill-baby-...
by TomDispatch
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Mar 03, 2015 at 07:45 AM PST with 11 Recommends
The federal agency that investigates refinery catastrophes released its final report late last month on the massive fire, volatile vapor release and toxic smoke plume at Chevron’s Richmond, Calif., ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 9 comments on Tue Feb 17, 2015 at 10:01 AM PST with 22 Recommends
Artist rendering of USW member Charles Wharton carrying a critically injured co-worker to safety after a 2009 explosion ...
by Leo W Gerard
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Feb 10, 2015 at 08:43 AM PST with 19 Recommends
This is a heads up on the steward-to-steward-protocol to those Democrats that now govern on the City Council of Richmond, California and Daily Kos participants from that area. During the last ...
by LakeSuperior
Comment Count 4 comments on Thu Jan 22, 2015 at 03:54 PM PST with 7 Recommends
It's hard to believe, but the Obama administration recently selected Chevron, the San Ramon-based corporate giant known for environmental destruction and the violation of human rights throughout the ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 8 comments on Mon Dec 08, 2014 at 07:52 PM PST with 9 Recommends
The local election spending math was: Chevron's $3,000,000 of (disclosed) campaign spending divided into Richmond CA's 17,000 votes cast last Nov 4 equals = more than $175 per voter ... How was ...
by emorej a Hong Kong
Comment Count 6 comments on Sat Nov 15, 2014 at 06:55 PM PST with 14 Recommends
Facing down Chevron campaign spending and Bank lawsuits was possible for ...
by emorej a Hong Kong
Comment Count 2 comments on Thu Nov 13, 2014 at 10:38 PM PST with 9 Recommends
President Cruz was a busy man. Dismantling the government was a little harder than he had bargained for–- all that annoying legislation -- but it had only been two weeks since his inauguration and ...
by johnblu
Comment Count 16 comments on Mon Nov 10, 2014 at 09:58 AM PST with 29 Recommends
As the election returns started to roll in on Tuesday night, I began to get the feeling that it wasn’t going to be good news for America’s environment. Every projected winner flashing by was ...
by Marcia G Yerman
Comment Count 2 comments on Sat Nov 08, 2014 at 08:43 PM PST with 3 Recommends
A ray of light in our midterm GOP Sea-of-Red — the Republican overseers ( the Plutocrats and their corporations ) 'Butt' a political wall in their quest to plunder America's Democracy. The ...
by jps1
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Nov 08, 2014 at 06:04 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Ferreting out some good news from Tuesday's election: Despite spending about $72 for each registered voter in the City of Richmond, California, and backing a slate of corporate friendly City ...
by Bill Berkowitz
Comment Count 7 comments on Thu Nov 06, 2014 at 02:44 PM PST with 11 Recommends
A strong get-out-the-vote effort by the Richmond Progressive Alliance costing less than $200k defeated Chevron's $3 million campaign to put its handpicked candidates in office. That's $72 per voter,
by whataboutthosesheep
Comment Count 17 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 07:55 PM PST with 32 Recommends
In the midst of all the doom, gloom, weeping, wailing, and gnashing of teeth that occurred for the Democrats yesterday, something wonderful happened. It wasn't very big. Many people probably didn't ...
by WinterOfDiscontent
Comment Count 92 comments on Wed Nov 05, 2014 at 12:12 PM PST with 259 Recommends
In Richmond, CA: Bernie Sanders on Bill Moyers--Video and transcript: BILL MOYERS: I read one account that says Chevron is spending over $150 for every, quote, "likely” voter. What do they get ...
by emorej a Hong Kong
Comment Count 7 comments on Sun Nov 02, 2014 at 09:45 AM PST with 12 Recommends
The oil industry, the largest and most powerful corporate lobby in California, is dumping millions of dollars into a campaign to stop the passage of a fracking ban by the voters of Santa Barbara ...
by Dan Bacher
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Oct 24, 2014 at 10:19 AM PDT with 16 Recommends
Perhaps one of the lesser predictable outcomes of the Supreme Court's Citizens United decision is that it would open the floodgates to corporations having their way in local elections. That seems to ...
by Bill Berkowitz
Comment Count 3 comments on Thu Oct 23, 2014 at 08:57 AM PDT with 8 Recommends