Posts Tagged: oil
For years, the U.S. imposed authoritarian leaders and corporate-friendly policies on Latin American countries. Now they are setting their own path.
The Mexican government wants to put its national oil industry into private hands, reports columnist Laura Carlsen, but it's going to be a tough sell.
In a shifting political landscape, columnist Michael Klare points out, mammoth energy reserves are increasingly more important than huge military arsenals.
America's oil addiction has gotten it into all sorts of trouble around the world.
Why is the president still giving victory speeches about the Iraq War?
Joseph DeLappe isn't waiting for the end of the Iraq War to start building a monument to the Iraqi civilians who have died.
With the new Africa Command, the United States is increasing its military footprint on an energy-rich continent.
Noam Chomsky looks at the increasing power and coordination of the countries of the Global South.
We have to decide, as a nation, whether our need for Middle Eastern oil is more important to our future than our conduct as a moral and ethical people.
A new Iraqi law proposes to open the country's currently nationalized oil system to foreign corporate control.