Posts Tagged by Oil
|September 18, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
Have you ever seen an oil well or refinery and wondered why they burn off the methane rather than sell it along with the oil? Here’s why.
|July 25, 2014||Posted by Staff under War / Peace|
One week before the plane crashed in Ukraine, Mike Whitney predicted another false flag to draw in Putin.
|April 9, 2014||Posted by Staff under Financial, Land Disputes, War / Peace|
Will any ordinary Ukrainian see one penny of that loan? But will all the regular Ukrainians have to pay back that loan?
|March 17, 2014||Posted by Staff under Activism, Rent recovery or avoidance|
Filmmaker Boynton warns of the corruption and conflict coming to Ghana after oil is discovered.
|February 19, 2014||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles|
The average rent for an apartment of the same size is higher where there’s gobs of oil than where there’s Broadway.
|February 3, 2014||Posted by Staff under Environmental|
With the fumes from so much natural gas being burned in the Northern Plains, the nighttime sky has lost its stars.
|December 4, 2013||Posted by Staff under Economic Principles, High Cost of Land, Inequality / Concentration|
Who really owns famous places? The absentee owners hide behind incorporated holding companies. But so what if the landlord is a foreigner or not? Still a landlord.
|May 24, 2012||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Cry, the Beloved Argentina by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor, 21 May 2012 Argentina is a country that serves as a warning to the wealthier countries that they too can squander their wealth and decline into poverty. A hundred years […]
|May 20, 2011||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
The view of both us and a big newspaper Don’t close tax loopholes for just Big Oil The US tax code — a 70,000-page monstrosity — includes huge loopholes for the richest businesses, shifting the burden to workers and everyone […]
|May 4, 2011||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Those Debating Economic Policies, Attention Wal-Mart shoppers are running out of money Is this recession going to do a double dip or is it just more widening into a two-class economy and society? It need not be this way. Smart […]
|April 13, 2011||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Bolivia enshrines natural world’s rights Planet wins equal status with people While Transocean gives bonuses after Gulf of Mexico BP spill, reformers expect the Law of Mother Earth to prompt radical new conservation and social measures in South America. We […]
|January 11, 2011||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
China to crack down on lavish public-funded fetes Chinese Customs Service Vs. Chinese Oil Giant Rents are such easy money, they must not be allowed to tempt a few but be shared by all. We trim, blend, and append three […]
|June 30, 2008||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Why pay more at the pump? There are solutions Speculation and the Price of Oil by Fred E. Foldvary, Senior Editor Saudi Arabia’s King has accused speculators of driving up the price of oil to $140 per barrel. Saudi Arabia […]
|June 21, 2008||Posted by Jeffery J. Smith under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Too Much: A Commentary on Excess and Inequality Why Oil Prices Are So High We trim and append this 2008 article posted at AlterNet June 10. The author, as does yours truly, belongs to the US Basic Income Group and […]
|July 6, 2007||Posted by Staff under Progress Report, The Progress Report|
Customers Turning Away from IMF, WB Corrupt World Bank, IMF in Tailspin This news report comes from the Bretton Woods Project. Increasingly vocal rejection of Bank, Fund Member countries are increasingly rebuffing World Bank and IMF programmes, advice and even […]