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.
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.
Split This Rock and Poets for Living Waters are partnering to offer a poetry tribute to the Gulf of Mexico and the surrounding regions. There is a $5 suggested donation but no one will be turned away.
Network media mavens evoke disaster about the Gulf’s fate, while the gulf between reality and rhetoric grows accordingly.
After witnessing the devastating effects of the BP oil disaster, Gulf Coast residents worry that ghost towns will follow hurricanes this year.
In our rush to clean up and rethink the unchecked power of corporations, we must not lose sight of what the spill ultimately means for our energy future.
The BP disaster in the Gulf was man-made and may well spell the end of American-style corporate capitalism.
The president was cool and competent, as always. But his press conference speech once again lacked substantive answers to the Gulf oil spill disaster.
Indian guest workers, brought to the United States to help rebuild following hurricanes Katrina and Rita, hold a hunger strike to protest abuse by Signal International.