Posts Tagged with "WikiLeaks"

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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Wikileaks Cables Make A Bad Week For Chevron Even Worse

Thursday, September 22, 2011

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Wikileaks Cables Make A Bad Week For Chevron Even Worse

Earlier this week, a New York appeals court toppled the legal house of cards Chevron built to shield itself from having to clean up its oil contamination in the Ecuadorean Amazon. Now a series of diplomatic cables released by Wikileaks has gone and made what was already a very bad week for Chevron even worse. [...]

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Regulatory Capture And Asleep-At-The-Wheel Officials Justify Citizen-Led Action On Tar Sands

Wednesday, July 13, 2011

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Regulatory Capture And Asleep-At-The-Wheel Officials Justify Citizen-Led Action On Tar Sands

Neela Banerjee from the LA Times is out today with an explosive piece that draws from cables revealed by Wikileaks that show the Keystone XL pipeline may be closer to approval than previously known: The cable, obtained by WikiLeaks, describes the State Department’s then-energy envoy, David Goldwyn, as having “alleviated” Canadian officials’ concerns about getting [...]

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WikiLeaks: Chevron Negotiated Oil Project With Iran

Friday, December 17, 2010

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WikiLeaks: Chevron Negotiated Oil Project With Iran

Last I checked, Chevron was still a US company and hence subject to US laws. But surprise, surprise: Chevron has little regard for the law when there’s money to be made. Iraqi prime minister Nouri al-Maliki says that Chevron attempted to negotiate an oil drilling contract with Iran despite strict US sanctions, according to diplomatic [...]

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