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Foreign Energy Giants Flee Canada's Tar Sands

❝ When ConocoPhillips signed a $13.3 billion deal last month to shed many of its Canadian assets, it became the latest in a growing list of foreign firms to sell tar sands holdings…

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Business

Greg Palast | Billionaires vs. Billionaires: How TrumpCare's Defeat Was Actually a Victory for the Koch Brothers

The Kochs don’t want ObamaCare, TrumpCare, nor any care at all for Americans that add to their tax bill. Call it KochDon’tCare.

David and Charles Koch. 1,085 more words

Corporate Empire

TrumpCare Dies, XL Flies and the Secret Winner Is… by Greg Palast

by Greg Palast
Writer, Dandelion Salad
gregpalast.com, March 24, 2017
March 30, 2017

When RyanCare-TrumpCare finally ended up face-down in the swimming pool, triumphalist Democrats whooped and partied and congratulated themselves on defeating the Trump-Ryan monstrosity. 1,164 more words

Politics

State Department Set to Approve Permit for the Keystone XL Pipeline

Washington D.C. – The Associated Press is reporting that The Trump administration will approve the Keystone XL pipeline by Monday. The approval comes just 16 months after the Obama administration denied the permit. 207 more words

LRInspire

What Would Wolverine Do? An Interview with Hellberta's Mike Comeau

I’m on tour at the moment and am moving like molasses, but I’ve finally gathered myself up from drawing my own comic that takes place in Alberta, to talk about my *favourite* comic that takes place in Alberta. 1,200 more words

Comics

Recidivist Offender

One thing we learned watching the movie Deepwater Horizon is that British Petroleum puts greed ahead of concerns for human life and the environment. That greed led to BP paying $4.5 billion in fines and penalties in the largest criminal resolution in US history. 318 more words

Oil – Will we run out?

By Andy May – Re-Blogged From http://www.WattsUpWithThat.com

“Prediction is very difficult, especially about the future” (old Danish proverb, sometimes attributed to Niels Bohr or Yogi Berra) 3,425 more words

Energy Policy