Fossil fuel companies are dead-set on extracting every last drop of oil, gas, and profit from Texas and New Mexico. They back destructive, anti-democracy politicians when it helps them achieve their goals. But voters can make a huge difference in these two closely contested races where climate and democracy are on the ballot.
Over the last year, hundreds of companies have made halfhearted attempts to appear socially conscious by releasing statements in support of voting rights and the Movement for Black Lives. In an effort to disguise themselves as “good corporate citizens” by embodying the progressive values of their customer base, corporations are hoping that no one will bother taking an inventory of their actions.