Posts Tagged with "Shell"

Why Environmentalists Should Stand With Accused Whistleblower US Army Pfc. Bradley Manning

Monday, November 28, 2011

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Why Environmentalists Should Stand With Accused Whistleblower US Army Pfc. Bradley Manning

  if you had free reign over classified networks for long periods of time… … and you saw incredible things, awful things… things that belonged in the public domain, and not on some server stored in a dark room in Washington DC… what would you do?  … say… a database of half a million events [...]

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In Case You Were Wondering: Yes, Chevron Still Thinks We’re All Stupid

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

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In Case You Were Wondering: Yes, Chevron Still Thinks We’re All Stupid

Chevron’s attempts to greenwash its image while doing nothing to take responsibility for its environmental and human rights abuses around the globe continue unabated. So we decided to re-launch ChevronThinksWereStupid.org last week to provide concerned citizens like you with a fun and engaging platform to call out Chevron’s misleading PR campaigns. At virtually the same [...]

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Oil Company Takes Responsibility For Poisoning Poor People In Developing World, No Reports Of Flying Pigs

Thursday, August 4, 2011

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Oil Company Takes Responsibility For Poisoning Poor People In Developing World, No Reports Of Flying Pigs

Yesterday, hell did not freeze over. Pigs (or if you’re Italian, donkeys) were not seen flying through the air on gossamer wings. What did happen yesterday? A major oil company accepted responsibility for terrible oil contamination affecting poor villagers in a remote part of a developing country, promising to pay for remediation of the damage [...]

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Corporate Tax Dodgers: The Dirtiest Dozen

Thursday, April 14, 2011

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Corporate Tax Dodgers: The Dirtiest Dozen

Co-authored by Matt Leonard Billionaire real estate investor and legendary tax evader Leona Helmsley famously said: “Only the little people pay taxes.” It turns out Helmsley was all too right. Last month’s discovery that GE paid zero in taxes in 2010 has exploded across the news. But GE is not alone. Rainforest Action Network reviewed [...]

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Shell Apologizes for Human Rights Violations in Niger Delta….. or Did They?

Wednesday, March 31, 2010

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Happy Fossil Fool’s Day from the Yes Men Today the Yes Men called a faux press conference and posed as Shell Oil apologizing for human rights violations in the Niger Delta. Great fun. Hopefully we’ll see more pranks and publicity stunts tomorrow as Fossil Fool’s Day kicks into high gear.

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Greenwash of the Week: Hey Shell — No Means No!

Wednesday, March 5, 2008

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This week’s greenwash is Shell Oil’s “Say No to No” campaign. Starring our own Robin Beck. Also appearing: Lawrence Lessig’s laptop (no joke).

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