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How Wall Street Drives Up Gas Prices — Ripping Us Off and Killing Jobs

AlterNet / By Les Leopold Next time you fill up your tank, remember that $10 to $25 is going right from your pocket to the financial sector. May 3, 2012 | Gasoline prices have been falling in recent weeks, but … Continue reading

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Will Fossil Fuel Companies Face Liability for Climate Change?

by Christine Shearer It is one thing to do your own research, but it is another to deliberately deceive people, contributing to widespread harm primarily to retain profits. January 2, 2012 | In a recent article in National Journal, Americans … Continue reading

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Exxon Profits Ironically Jump 41% While Our Government Snoozes Away

Raymond J. Learsy Author, ‘Oil and Finance: The Epic Corruption’ Like many, I was a skeptic the first time I encountered the Occupy movement. I longed to see a populist movement for economic justice, but it was hard to believe … Continue reading

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Iraq And Afghanistan War Debt Includes Steep Price Tag For Air Conditioning

Jason Linkins This week, Beltway lawmakers have ramped up the efforts to negotiate the terms of how and when the nation’s debt ceiling will be raised, with President Barack Obama reportedly stepping into the fray to bring about a deal. … Continue reading

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The New Thirty Years’ War

Michael T. Klare Author and Professor of Peace and World-Security Studies at Hampshire College Winners and Losers in the Great Global Energy Struggle to Come Cross-posted from Tomdispatch.com A 30-year war for energy preeminence? You wouldn’t wish it even on … Continue reading

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