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New Report Shows How Banks and Financial Firms 'Gambling Away Our Future' by Bankrolling Oil and Gas Projects

"The only reasonable decision for investors in this situation is to green their portfolio and to quit companies planning new fossil investments now."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


'Shameful and Outrageous': New Satellite Data Reveals Brazilian Amazon Deforestation at 12-Year High

"Instead of acting to prevent the increase in deforestation, the Bolsonaro government has been denying the reality of the situation, dismantling environmental agencies, and attacking NGOs."

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


Billionaire Bonanza Continues as Workers Pounded by Pandemic, Recession, and GOP Relief Refusal

Since Covid-19 struck in March, the combined wealth of the 647 richest Americans has increased by nearly $1 trillion, largely at the expense of workers' safety—and sometimes their lives.

Brett Wilkins, staff writer ·


In Solidarity With Frontline Communities, Day of Action Demands End to Funding for Tar Sands

Protesters targeted BlackRock, JPMorgan Chase, and Liberty Mutual for supporting the Keystone XL, Line 3, and Trans Mountain pipelines.

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·



Meet BlackRock, the New Great Vampire Squid

No private, unelected entity should have the power over the economy that BlackRock has, without a legally enforceable fiduciary duty to wield it in the public interest.

Ellen Brown ·


Climate Protesters Call Out 'Hot Air' of Financial Giant During BlackRock Annual Meeting

"The time for rhetoric and baby steps is long gone. BlackRock has to make substantial changes to its entire investment model in order to be the climate leader it claims to be."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·


'Conflicts of Interest Abound': Progressives Sound Alarm as BlackRock Prepares to Lead the Fed's Covid-19 Corporate Bailout Program

"We cannot afford to allow the interests of private corporations to supersede the needs of the American people and the long-term stability of our economy."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·


Amid Calls for a People's Bailout, Fed's Corporate Debt-Buying Could Mean Billion-Dollar Big Oil Bailout

A new Friends of the Earth analysis warns that ExxonMobil, Chevron, and Conoco "are together eligible for a maximum $19.4 billion in benefits."

Jessica Corbett, staff writer ·