Letter to BP: Establish a Gulf Restoration Fund

By: Tuesday June 22, 2010 3:20 pm

[Marine biologist Rick Steiner, whose earlier posts at FDL are here and here, writes this letter to BP asking for the second twenty billion dollars, for a Gulf Restoration Fund]


Accidents Will Happen

By: Friday June 11, 2010 6:31 pm

The Deepwater Horizon explosion was not a tragic unavoidable accident, it was an inevitable consequence of weak regulation coupled with corporate corner-cutting and greed.

BP Chair Svanberg: “I Cannot See That Any Other Form of Organisation Would Stand a Better Chance”

By: Wednesday May 26, 2010 3:11 pm

Fifty-some years ago, the UK recruited America’s help to overthrow the government of Iran to protect BP’s stake in that country because that was seen as the appropriate role for government by those mid-century Anglo-American Masters of the Universe. Now, we’re at that point where our government and BP appear to agree that it is the appropriate role of the corporation that caused a massive disaster to take charge of cleaning up that disaster.

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