It is easy to fall under the misconception that GDP is a reliable indicator of economic growth or of a country’s well-being.
I joined artist activists in London for a guerilla installation and performance piece at the Tate Modern Museum to protest oil giant BP’s involvement in the art community.
Exxon’s Valdez disaster had ruinous and enduring impacts.
Life for those affected by the BP oil spill continues, but has been changed forever.
Didn’t we already get our share of tar sands from BP?
Factory farms for fish are a growing problem that don’t deserve Washington’s support.
It is the largest oil disaster in American history, and it could happen again. It is more than a story of ruined beaches, dead wildlife, corporate spin, political machinations, and financial fallout. It is a riveting human drama filled with people whose lives will forever be defined as “before” and “after the gulf oil disaster.”
Although every major oil company operating in deep water around the world had guaranteed that it could handle a blowout, not a single one knew what to do.
Dissing civil servants can shore up and rally pro-business sentiments in troubled times.
That those who dared to speak out paid the price with their livelihoods is a moral travesty.
The government’s Katrina response undermined the basic right of every disaster survivor to return home.
Many of the contractors cleaning up after the company’s oil disaster are prisoners.
Resurrecting the Amoco brand would be just a cynical ploy at a time when we need to move forcefully into a new economy that doesn’t ravage the environment.
A huge mural takes on both the Gulf BP oil spill and the Haitian earthquake.
It’s time to protect and treat this planet like the gift that it is.