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Vultures' picnic : in pursuit of petroleum pigs, power pirates, and high-finance carnivores

Author: Greg Palast
Publisher: New York : Plume, 2012, ©2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shares an exposé of the relationship between the oil and banking industries while arguing that such environmental disasters as the Gulf oil spill and Exxon Valdez can be directly linked to corporate corruption and failed legislation.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Greg Palast
ISBN: 9780452298644 0452298644
OCLC Number: 775418864
Notes: Originally published: New York : Dutton, 2011.
"A Greg Palast investigation."
Description: 404 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: Goldfinger --
Lady Baba-Land: the Islamic Republic of BP --
Pig in the pipeline --
The coon-ass Riviera --
The cheese smelled funny so we threw it in the jungle --
The wizard of ooze --
My home is now a strange place --
We figure out who murdered Jake --
The sorcerer's stone --
Fukushima, Texas --
Mr. Fairness --
The generalissimo of globalization --
Vultures' picnic --
Lots of fish.
Responsibility: Greg Palast.

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Shares an exposé of the relationship between the oil and banking industries while arguing that such environmental disasters as the Gulf oil spill and Exxon Valdez can be directly linked to corporate corruption and failed legislation.

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