Sunday, May 30, 2010

The Gulf Oil Spill is horrible,
Nigeria is far worse

The oil companies have run roughshod over the country and decimated the land:

Nigeria's agony dwarfs the Gulf oil spill. The US and Europe ignore it

From the National Geographic

Oil For Nothing: Multinational Corporations, Environmental Destruction, Death and Impunity in the Niger Delta

Shell forced to settle out of court for complicity in crimes against humanity

Next - Shell to stand trial in the Hague for Nigeria oil spills

The curse of oil still stalks Nigeria delta



  1. Oops. I got so excited about finding a place to watch Loose Change: An American Coup that I didn't check to see if you'd put up a new post before I came over here and linked it. Sorry.

  2. That video gave me homicidal feelings... and then I found this more recent account of the situation... and now my feelings are more on the suicidal side....