It looks like Shell is going to be one of the major beneficiaries of the occupation of Iraq. This story , from Raw Story, exposes the sweetheart (although non-binding) deal that Shell has struck up with the existing government of Iraq. But it’s not about the oil.
It’s not something that comes across mainstream media often, so I’m relieved to hear someone admitting that the Iraq war was really only about the oil. Here’s the full story from Bill Moyers. Now, for those of you who were following this story, you’ll know that this ‘news’ came out a couple of weeks ago. I have to admit that I’ve been delinquent with my […]
This article really shouldn’t come as a surprise. Not when there’s money to be made. This is a very slow site (likely due to unforeseen millions of instant pageviews), but worth it once it loads: http://www.publicintegrity.org/WarCard/ Here’s another link with a synopsis: http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20080123/ap_on_go_pr_wh/misinformation_study Unfortunately for all of us, the s**t is hitting the fan now in the form of "market correction".