Tag Archives: pipelines

Zeese and Flowers: Living In A Post-2011 World

In the end the primaries have produced the two most unpopular candidates in US history. As Five Thirty Eight reports: “No major party nominee before Clinton or Trump had a double-digit net negative ‘strong favorability’ rating. Clinton’s would be the lowest ever, except for Trump.”

Chris Hedges: Pray With Your Feet

Hedges: The gas in the AIM pipeline, bound for foreign export, will not be available to local communities along the route or provide many jobs to local residents (workers in pickup trucks blocked by the protesters at Montrose often had Texas or Oklahoma license plates). Residents, as is common along pipeline routes, have found themselves powerless to prevent the state from seizing their property under eminent domain and turning it over to the industry.

[Video] Democracy Now! From Caspian Sea to Arctic to MidEast, How Oil Pipelines Threaten Democracy & Planet’s Survival

 Democracy Now! looks at politics, money and the pursuit of oil, focusing on what’s known as the Oil Road, a series of pipelines stretching from the oil-rich Caspian Sea to Europe.  Published: Wednesday 9 October 2013  Democracy Now! via NationofChange.org We spend the hour looking at politics, money and the pursuit of oil, from the […]