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Blame Oil: Opportunistic Thinking Amid the Oil Price Collapse

Jeffrey Rubin | Posted 03.28.2015 | Business
Jeffrey Rubin

Low oil prices have already been used to justify an interest rate cut, as well as a delayed and, presumably, reworked federal budget. With such a convenient scapegoat at hand, you can bet it won't be long before low oil prices will be made to shoulder even more blame.

Canadian Government Still Committed To Keystone XL Pipeline

Reuters | Posted 01.07.2015 | Green

OTTAWA, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Canada's Finance Minister Joe Oliver said on Thursday the government remains committed to the Keystone XL pipeline project...

Lynne Peeples

A Line In The Oil Sands: 'By Gosh, Isn't Our Health Worth More Than Any Damn OIl?' | Lynne Peeples | Posted 05.01.2013 | Green

Raymond Ladouceur remembers when he could dip a cup into the Athabasca River for a drink. He remembers when the trout and muskrats were plentiful -- a...

Lynne Peeples

Whose 'Facts' Decide Keystone XL? | Lynne Peeples | Posted 04.23.2013 | Green

Joe Oliver, Canada's minister of natural resources, is not shy about his support for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline. And just like the increasingly...

WATCH: Nancy Grace Gets Bleeped Out Talking To George Zimmerman Friend

Posted 05.28.2012 | Media

Nancy Grace tussled with Joe Oliver, the friend of Trayvon Martin shooter George Zimmerman, during her Tuesday show. Oliver has become Zimmerman's ...

Zimmerman Friend: 'My Role In This Just Doesn't Make Any Sense'

The Huffington Post | Gene Demby | Posted 03.28.2012 | Black Voices

Joe Oliver appeared on MSNBC's The Last Word on Tuesday night to defend his friend, George Zimmerman, the 28-year-old neighborhood watch member who a...

Black Friend Of Trayvon Martin Shooter: 'He Couldn't Stop Crying'

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2012 | Black Voices

(Corrects references to Zimmerman's wife, Oliver's mother-in-law, paragraph 4) By Daniel Trotta SANFORD, Fla., March 25...