The tyranny of oil : the world's most powerful industry-and what we must do to stop it (Book, 2009) [WorldCat.org]
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The tyranny of oil : the world's most powerful industry-and what we must do to stop it

Author: Antonia Juhasz
Publisher: New York : HarperCollins Publishers, 2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. pbk. edView all editions and formats
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A leading activist presents a report on the U.S. oil industry to argue that oil companies hold an unparalleled influence over the government, are not appropriately regulated, and are misrepresenting the truth about the causes of high gasoline prices
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Antonia Juhasz
ISBN: 9780061434501 9780061434518 0061434507 0061434515
OCLC Number: 760030305
Notes: Updated with a new preface
Description: 468 s. ; 24 cm
Contents: Big Oil's last stand. The birth and breakup of Standard Oil. Big Oil bounces back: from the breakup to the near reconvergence of Standard Oil. Driving the price of crude. Paying the price: consolidation, high gas prices, and contempt. Lobbyists, lawyers, and elections: how Big Oil kills democracy. Big Oil's plans for the future: Environmental destruction; Wars for oil. Talking on Big Oil
Responsibility: Antonia Juhasz
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Investigates the true state of the US oil industry, uncovering its virtually unparalleled influence over our elected officials, its lack of regulatory oversight, and the highest profit rates in  Read more...

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"A brave, groundbreaking case study...A good first step toward true energy independence is to read this insightful book." -- Christian Science Monitor "[Juhasz] reminds us that those who don't learn Read more...

 
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