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Monday, April 2, 2012

Big oil in the third world: The U.S.

Posted By on Mon, Apr 2, 2012 at 10:09 AM

Oddly, this was an issue I was thinking about on the way into work: What has the oil industry, so hell bent on exploiting the Arctic and oil shales here, done to despoil the environment in oil-producing countries? Then, a reader sends Michael T. Klare's article in tomdispatch.com that answers my question and suggests that the oil industry would do to the U.S. what it does in the unregulated, undemocratic Third World: Frack us, and rake in the money.

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