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WATCH: Thieves and Liars: Exxon’s Plundering of Americans Breaks Another Record
Posted By webeditor On October 31, 2008 @ 3:11 pm In Nature & Environment, Politics & Social Justice, Socially Responsible Business | No Comments
This is the kind of thing that makes me  shiver with absolute fury. Exxon (oft regarded as the most damaging, irresponsible, greedy, and dangerous corporation inflicted upon modern man) is being rewarded for their plundering with another quarter of record profits. The AP is reporting that Exxon has demolished its previous quarterly profits record of $11.68 billion (set three months ago), but hauling in $14.83 billion in the three months since its last record.
In celebration of this dark day in history, I thought I’d publish this video from  Riki Ott, author of  Not One Drop: Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill. The video features representatives from Exxon talking to the people of the community of Cordova, Alaska just days after the Exxon-Valdez oil spill. As Riki points out in her book, every promise you hear on this video being made to the devastated community members has been broken.
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URLs in this post:
 shiver with absolute fury: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MihonWEavUA
 Riki Ott: http://www.chelseagreen.com/authors/riki_ott
 Not One Drop: Betrayal and Courage in the Wake of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill: http://www.chelseagreen.com/bookstore/item/not_one_drop:paperback