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The Kochs and the Keystone XL Pipeline

Billionaire brothers’ use of fronts for corporate donations to politicians was illegal until Citizens United decriminalized this game

Note: Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and his son Connor Kennedy were arrested Wednesday in Washington while protesting against approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline. Bobby Kennedy, my partner in these investigations, is a contributor to Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: Greg Palast investigates…
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by: Greg Palast – February 15, 2013

Koch Brothers, Hugo Chavez and the XL Pipeline

Keystone XL will increase, not decrease, gas prices at the pump

I’ve been tracking a tube of black putrid ooze, a toxic viper slowly slithering 2000 miles across the belly of America, swallowing all water aquifers, politicians and reason in its path. The XL Keystone Pipeline. As Nagini, the murderous snake in the…
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by: Greg Palast – February 8, 2013

Petroleum Porn: The XXXL Pipeline

I want my fair share — and that’s all of it: Charles Koch

Illustrations by Ted Rall Like all great American stories of wholesale plunder, the hunt for the connection between the unsourced hundreds of millions of dollars and missing ballots begins in Indian country. I was working an investigation of the theft of oil…
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by: Greg Palast – October 26, 2012

PART 2: BP Covered Up Blow-out Prior to Deepwater Horizon

Evidence Now Implicates Top BP Execs As Well As Its Partners Chevron and Exxon and the Bush Administration

Ecowatch.org has revealed that, in September 2008, nearly two years before the Deepwater Horizon explosion in the Gulf of Mexico, another BP rig had blown out in the Caspian Sea—which BP concealed from U.S. regulators and Congress. Had BP, Chevron, Exxon or…
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by: Greg Palast – April 24, 2012

BP Covered Up Blow-out Two Years Prior to Deadly Deepwater Horizon Spill

Eyewitness Gives Devastating New Information About 2008 Caspian Sea Oil-Rig Explosion

Last week, EcoWatch.org located an eyewitness with devastating new information about the Caspian Sea oil-rig blow-out which BP had concealed from government and the industry. The witness, whose story is backed up by rig workers who were evacuated from BP’s Caspian platform,…
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by: Greg Palast – April 23, 2012

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