Big Oil

Jon Queally, staff writer
The Independent U.S. Senator from Vermont Bernie Sanders was in the city of Richmond, California on Thursday and said local elections in the city have become prime examples of how U.S. politics, at all levels, have become corrupted by the unlimited amount of money wealthy corporations and individuals can spend on campaigns. "We are not living in a...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
A group of Colombian farmers has taken BP to court charging that the oil giant...
Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Lego announced it would end its contract with Shell after a prolonged Greenpeace campaign. (Photo: Greenpeace)
Lego announced on Thursday that it would not be renewing its marketing contract...

Further

Furious that Arctic-trashing Shell is using kid-friendly LEGO to clean up its image - reportedly selling 16 million Shell-branded toys worth $116 million - Greenpeace has begun a campaign aimed at pressuring LEGO to end the sketchy partnership. Protests at England's Legloland, and a darkly stunning new ad in which an idyllic Arctic, huskies and all, drowns in oil.