Editors' Blog

End tax breaks to oil companies

In a letter to congressional leaders this week, President Obama urged the elimination of tax breaks to oil companies as a means to control high oil and gas prices.

One Year after the BP Disaster

One Year after the BP Disaster: Gulf Communities are Still in CrisisStunning Inaction by Congress after the Largest Environmental Disaster in American HistoryNew Orleans, LA – One year after the largest oil spill in American history, Big Oil continues to rake in record profits, Congress has still not acted to...

Libya: Stop the bombing, cease-fire now

Editor's note: The following is a statement from the Communist Party USA:

Snake Oil Dream Shopping

The other morning I got this slim packet in the post which told me to open this golden wallet and see what was inside.

White House calls for end to tax loopholes for Big Oil to pay for new infrastructure projects

In a teleconference with reporters following President Obama's economic policy speech in Cleveland, Ohio today (Sept.

Venezuela: PDVSA’s Statement about Nationalization of Drilling Rigs

Caracas – At the beginning of 2009 the Venezuela state owned oil industry Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA, in Spanish) began a process of re-negotiation of fees of all the firms that offer services in the country.

Greed Behind BP, Mine Disasters

Just came across this very interesting post from the AFL-CIO blog:

Obama admn. sends third bill to BP

WASHINGTON - The Obama Administration today sent a third bill for $51.4 million to BP and other responsible parties for response and recovery operations relating to the BP/Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill.

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