Show Details for Monday May 24th, 2010

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Headlines worth reading up on:

  • Gulf Oil Spill: Similar Disaster Could Occur in Arctic Later This Year The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has heightened fears of a similar disaster occurring off America’s Arctic coast, where Shell is due to begin exploratory drilling later this year – by The Telegraph/UK
  • Obama Tells Military: Prepare for North Korea Aggression by Reuters
  • BP Admits Deepwater Rescue Is Capturing Less Oil Siphon tube is saving around 2,000 barrels a day from Gulf of Mexico spill, says BP, down from initial estimates of 3,000 by The Guardian/UK

Tonight’s Guests are Antonia Juhasz and Elias Mateus Isaac

Antonia Juhasz is the Director of the Chevron Program at Global Exchange. The Chevron Program links communities across California, the U.S. and the World to expose the true cost of Chevron and reign in the entire oil industry. She is joined tonight by Elias Mateus Isaac of OSISA – The Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa based in Luanda, Angola.

Juhasz is the lead author and editor of The True Cost of Chevron: An Alternative Annual Report.

Upcoming Chevron-related events in Texas:

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