Posts Tagged ‘BP’

Corporate media

Written By: - Date published: 9:58 am, April 24th, 2011 - 34 comments

How much of the “news” that we consume and the “research” that it is based on is bought, paid for, and subservient to, corporate masters? Recently, for example, Greenpeace has uncovered an attempt by BP to direct research relating to the gulf oil spill…

Serious Humour – Greenpeace challenge

Written By: - Date published: 8:15 pm, June 13th, 2010 - 8 comments

Greenpeace are running a competition to rebrand BPs logo – have a look at the latest ideas…

Learning lessons on mining

Written By: - Date published: 10:06 am, May 15th, 2010 - 4 comments

Here in NZ we have the issue of mining front and centre, with assurances that it will be done with due process. Gerry Brownlee must be feeling frustrated at the senario in the US which vividly illustrates what can happen when it all goes wrong. This NY Times examines how the situation came to be…

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