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Whale FOIA

Media release | October 24, 2012 at 14:42

Greenpeace Uncovers Disturbing Images of Dead Sperm Whale in Gulf Government Documentation Raises Questions About BP Accountability in Advance of Settlement

The BP Disaster Photos Big Oil and the White House Don’t Want You to See

Media release | May 7, 2012 at 12:50

WASHINGTON, DC - Greenpeace today released shocking photos that show graphic evidence of the destruction done to endangered sea life in the Gulf by the 2010 BP oil disaster. The photos, just received via a Freedom of Information request filed in...

The Lewis Powell Memo

Page | August 23, 2011 at 13:00

Written in 1971 to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Lewis Powell Memo was a blueprint for corporate domination of American Democracy.

Powell Memo Blueprint: Impact on Judicial and Legal Action

Page | September 2, 2011 at 15:17

Lewis Powell saw that corporate interests could gain greatly by using the judicial system to their advantage, yet to make the judiciary more sympathetic to business interests, he knew corporations would have to plan and engage in a long-term,...

Powell Memo Blueprint: Impact on Mass Media and Communications

Page | September 2, 2011 at 15:04

Lewis Powell recognized the significance of favorable public opinion as fuel for policies that benefit large corporations over people. The Powell Memo outlined how corporate ownership and influence in the media could be leveraged to craft a...

Powell Memo Blueprint: Impact on Schools and Education

Page | September 2, 2011 at 14:39

Expanding corporate influence over the U.S. educational system was one of the crucial themes of Powell's memo to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Corporate power in society gained longevity from influencing the opinions of educated young adults...

Powell Memo Blueprint: Impact on Political Action

Page | September 2, 2011 at 15:28

The Powell Memo emphasized the importance of political leverage in its objectives. With particular focus on the role of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Lewis Powell detailed a long-term political strategy that has been implemented and expanded over...

History of Oil Disasters

Publication | August 30, 2010 at 17:09

As the Gulf of Mexico oil spill continues to capture headlines around the globe due to its massive size and potential impact, it is useful to look back at the history of U.S. regulation of offshore drilling, and the spills that accompany ocean...

Hurricanes and Global Warming

Publication | August 30, 2010 at 13:57

Every year, the atmosphere grows tense on the Gulf Coast, as hurricane season arrives. There have always been hurricanes in the Gulf, but recent studies have shown that they have been increasing both in intensity and power.

BP Deepwater Horizon and Shell Frontier Discoverer: A Side by side Comparison

Publication | May 21, 2010 at 11:11

Points of comparison include oversight, year built, risks, spill response, damage to ecosystems and money spent lobbying in 2009.

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