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The Oil Specter That Haunted Alaska Is Now Haunting The Gulf: A Look Back At Exxon Valdez

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Peter Canby The New York Review of Books The Specter Haunting Alaska November, 2005 "The End of Oil: On the Edge of a Perilous New World" by Paul Ro...

Will BP Go the Way of Exxon--Again?

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorner

Fact of the Day: J.P. Morgan invented credit-default swaps to extend Exxon a $5 billion line of credit in case it had to pay out the court judgment ag...

Oil Shale: A Bad Bet Then, a Bad Bet Now

Erich Pica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Erich Pica

On May 2, 1982, over 2,000 workers set out, like they always did, to Exxon's Colony Project, a nearly $1 billion oil shale venture in northwest Colorado.

Competition is NOT Healthy

Grant Cardone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Grant Cardone

Competition is not health for you or your company and I know you've been told the exact opposite your whole life. But if you look at the most successf...

Poll: Liberals and Conservatives Strongly Disagree with "Citizens United" - Americans Want Limits on Corporate Cash in Elections

Michael Keegan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Keegan

The Supreme Court decided in late January that giant corporations should be treated just like individual Americans when it comes to spending money in ...

New Political Reality TV Network Announced

Douglas Forbes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Douglas Forbes

Recent developments in national debate over campaign finance reform have had an instantaneous and wholesale effect on television. That's right, move over "Jersey Shore" and nightly news.

Group Promoting Climate Skepticism Is Extensively Linked to Exxon

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The following article was produced by the Raw Story and written by Sahil Kapur A group promoting skepticism over widely-accredited climate change sci...

Umaru Yar'Adua Missing From Public: Nigeria's President Has Not Been Seen In Public Since November 2009

DailyFinance | JONATHAN BERR | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Forget Austin Powers. The real "international man of mystery" is President Umaru Yar'Adua of Nigeria, who has not been seen in public since Nov. 23. Y...

Thank You, Exxon CEO Rex Tillerson, For Educating Us On Oil Prices

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Far be it for the industry to play it straight, to simply state that price as currently constituted has nothing to do with market dynamics of supply and demand.

Teflon Dick: How Cheney Uses Media For Protection

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Milazzo

Dick Cheney has committed unconstrained, and as yet unprosecuted offenses, that include circumventing the Constitution and lying the nation into war.

XTO Energy, Exxon Deal: Learn More About XTO Energy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

XTO Energy, a natural gas producer, is expected to be purchased by Exxon Mobil for $31 billion in stock and the assumption of $10 billion in debt, the...

Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, Wall Street and the Tolling of the Bell For America's Meritocracy

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

American capitalism has now become rotten to the core. Gone is the American capitalist impulse's unique sense of fair play and adherence to a level playing field, accessible to all.

Palin's Oily Lies Drip from the Pages of Going Rogue

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Alaska's willingness to do business with Exxon was like having your parents rent the basement to the guy who date raped you on prom night. Now Palin is claiming victory for the people of Alaska? Reality Deficit Disorder, now in book form.

What Am I Going To Do With The Rest Of My Life?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

Bill Drayton is the world's best-kept secret. Have you heard of him or the organization he started nearly thirty years ago, the Ashoka Foundation? I confess that until recently I hadn't either. Yet Ashoka has helped millions of people around the world.

Other Economists in the Room

Jane Smiley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jane Smiley

I don't disagree with Paul Krugman, but he is missing out on some big issues that also need to be discussed and understood before we actually know what is going on in our world.

Oil and Coal Companies to Begin Huge Scuba Giveaway

Jerry Cope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jerry Cope

After years of climate change denial, a consortium of energy industry giants led by ExxonMobil and Massey Energy are launching a global campaign to provide island nations with equipment to combat rising sea levels.

Townhall Mobs -- Brought to You by Big Oil and Dirty Coal

Josh Dorner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Josh Dorner

There's considerable evidence that these astroturf corporate lobbying operations are also trying to derail clean energy jobs legislation.

Exxon Spends More on Lobbying than Entire Clean Energy Industry Combined | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Guess it pays to be the biggest oil company in the world--even though their profits are at the lowest they've been in six years, Exxon still managed t...

Exxon To Invest Millions To Make Fuel From Algae | JAD MOUAWAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Exxon plans to announce an investment of $600 million in producing liquid transportation fuels from algae -- organisms in water that range from pond s...

150 Years

Robert Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Weissman

The 150-year sentence is headline grabbing, but what should surprise us is not that Madoff got such a long sentence, but that other corporate criminals escape with no criminal prosecution at all.

Palin Matchmakes For a Gasline; A Deal With The Devil

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Governor Sarah Palin is sleeping with the enemy of many Alaskans. Her trip to Texas to discuss a merged project with TransCanada and Exxon Mobil betrays Alaskans.

Revealed: Exxon Secret Funding of Global Warming Junk Scientists

Kert Davies | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kert Davies

After years of denying its role in the campaign of climate denial, Exxon has revealed a dirty secret, that it has and likely still is directly funding junk scientists.

Some Oil Companies are More Eco Friendly: Who's Fuelling Your Summer Drives?

Starre Vartan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Starre Vartan

Turns out there's a significant difference in how environmentally-friendly (or not) the oil companies are, and why shouldn't that info impact my decision about where to spend my money.

Exxon Responds to Avaaz Spoof Ad: "We Don't Understand"

Ben Wikler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ben Wikler

While ExxonMobil and other fossil fuel companies now talk a good game on climate change, they're still lobbying full-force to prevent a strong global climate treaty.

Oil Companies Balk At Following Obama's Green Lead

New York Times | JAD MOUAWAD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Obama administration wants to reduce oil consumption, increase renewable energy supplies and cut carbon dioxide emissions in the most ambitious tr...