Thursday, August 16, 2012

Inside The Private Empire of ExxonMobil

Steve Coll
Steve Coll is the author of Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power and former Managing Editor of The Washington Post. ExxonMobil's influence on climate change policies are just one themes Steve Coll talks about. He writes that ExxonMobil spends more money lobbying the U.S. Congress than any other corporation.
Source: Steve Coll: ExxonMobil and American Power

Dick Durbin
I'm Calling To Ask For Your Contribution

U.S. Congressmembers have two jobs: Making laws, and raising money to run for re-election. Raising money to run for re-election is a lot easier if you serve on certain Congressional committees. This program reveals which committees are a fundraising goldmine and which committees actually make it harder for Congressmembers to raise money.
Source: Senator By Day, Telemarketer By Night

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Music includes The Abstractions - War After War, E07 Explain, Terry Gangstad - Chest Hair Club, Jerusha - Leave The Tarsands In The Ground, FDR, The Billionaires For Bush - The Billionaires Are In The House, Edwin Starr - War What Is It Good For, Back It Up! - James Blundell, Stephan Smith - Business, Movie Network - Speak the Truth, The Lion King - I Just Can't Wait to Be King, Jimi Hendrix - Castles Made of Sand, Inca Flutes - Chofercito

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