Indigenous Protests Grow as Ecuador Auctions Amazon Oil Blocks

November 28th, 2012, by Mitch Anderson Help stop the destruction of the Amazon and sign the petition at: http://amazonwatch.org/take-action/stop-the-11th-round-oil-auction-in-ecuador The Ecuadorian government’s plans to auction off nearly ten million acres of rainforest wilderness in the south-central Amazon – home to seven indigenous nationalities – was met by fierce opposition from hundreds of indigenous people this […]

Why is Democracy Now shielding “war for oil” against reality?

By M. Idrees - 12/15/09 In its headlines for December 14, Democracy Now followed the report on Blair’s confession about his committment to regime change in Iraq regardless of the absence of WMDs, with this: Iraq Signs Oil Deals with 10 Foreign Companies Blair’s comments come just as Iraq has signed a series of major […]