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Radical History Review (1 May 1999) 1999 (74): 25–30.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Lisa Brock Copyright © 1999 by MARHO: The Radical Historians' Organization, Inc. 1999 Oil, the Ogoni and Nigeria: A Conversation with Barine Yorbe TeeKate Lisa Brock Neglectful environmental pollution laws and sub...
Radical History Review (1 May 2013) 2013 (116): 167–188.
Published: 01 May 2013
...Robert A. Gilmer The 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico drew international attention to the complex relationship between oil, water, and people along Louisiana's Gulf Coast. Before the spill began, over two thousand square miles of Louisiana's wetlands had already disappeared, leaving in their...
Radical History Review (1 January 2011) 2011 (109): 83–99.
Published: 01 January 2011
... manifestation of the enclosing ontology appears in the trope of “energy security,” a term meant to justify the enclosure of third world agricultural spaces for the future development of presumably green-friendly plant alternatives to oil. The essay also explores the activities of the Brazilian Landless Workers...
Radical History Review (1 May 2010) 2010 (107): 25–43.
Published: 01 May 2010
.... Amid the growing concern over global climate change and much finger pointing among environmentalists at the oil industry and global energy producers, the main solution to global warming has been pushed along by some of these same producers and business interests. Carbon trading had its origins in the...
Radical History Review (1 January 2019) 2019 (133): 56–77.
Published: 01 January 2019
... military contractor and oil-field services company that was a subsidiary of Halliburton. Decades later, Secretary of Defense Rumsfeld worked alongside Vice-President Dick Cheney, former Halliburton CEO, as the company secured unprecedented contracts during the US war in Iraq. Whereas military contracting...
Radical History Review (1 May 2019) 2019 (134): 169–180.
Published: 01 May 2019
... Dayton, Ohio, by the progressive Congregation for Reconciliation, the GBC drew upon civil rights sentiment and the nascent corporate responsibility movement to mobilize against Gulf Oil operations in the Portuguese colony of Angola. This interview with Rev. Richard Righter details the founding, operation...
Radical History Review (1 May 1999) 1999 (74): 197–206.
Published: 01 May 1999
...Eve Oishi Mike Davis, Ecology of Fear: Los Angeles and the Imagination of Disaster . New York: Metropolitan Books, 1998. $38.50 (Hardcover). Upton Sinclair, Oil! Berkeley, Los Angeles and London: University of California Press, 1997, originally published 1927. $14.95 (paper...
Radical History Review (1 May 1985) 1985 (33): 95–116.
Published: 01 May 1985
... a letter to several other depart- ment officials, asking their opinions on a matter which had come to his attention. A representative of Edward Doheny, president of Mexican Petroleum-an American company-was making in- quiries about the oil industry in Venezuela, and especially wanted...
Radical History Review (1 May 1998) 1998 (71): 229–233.
Published: 01 May 1998
... projects to corporate sponsors. In late October, for example, the National Museum of American History opened ”Oil From the Arctic: Building the Trans-Alaska Pipeline.” The ”impartial” sponsor (to the tune of $300,000) was none other than Alyeska Pipeline Service Co., the consortium of seven big oil...
Radical History Review (1 May 1987) 1987 (38): 79–86.
Published: 01 May 1987
... sponsors in turn often support museums in order to disguise amoral political affiliations or impro- per business transactions. When many Americans hear the words ”Mobil Oil Corporation,” for instance, they think of its benefickt sponsorship of art shows or the “quality programming” of PBS...
Radical History Review (1 May 2014) 2014 (119): 24–51.
Published: 01 May 2014
... started a campaign against Shell. Oil boycotts [see fig. 1]. And you know, well, of course, very different — you could go to the shareholders’ meeting and then make a speech . . . and then for five minutes you could raise your problems. And we joined Kairos and together we campaigned against Shell...
Radical History Review (1 January 2019) 2019 (133): 131–147.
Published: 01 January 2019
... United States: the Congo and Liberia. The scramble for Africa and the extraction of commodities like ivory, rubber, and palm oil following the 1884–85 Berlin Conference is often cast as a European project, thus divorcing the United States from the blame and benefits of this particular formation of...
Radical History Review (1 May 2013) 2013 (116): 1–4.
Published: 01 May 2013
..., and the contested water management programs in the Ecuadorian highlands. Other contri- butions examine the political, economic, philosophical, and environmental implica- tions of water in medieval Europe, recent Bolivian history, and the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill. We acknowledge that...
Radical History Review (1 January 2003) 2003 (85): 9–11.
Published: 01 January 2003
..., many of whom were trained at the U.S. Army School of the Americas in Fort Benning, Geor- gia. I wondered about Shell Oil in Ogoniland in Nigeria, where children play on top of exposed and oozing pipelines running through their villages and huge ﬂames of...
Radical History Review (1 May 1991) 1991 (50): 71–102.
Published: 01 May 1991
... happens if we simply say no to empire as a way of life? EMPIRE AS A WAY OFLIFE/85 QUESTIONS BETWEEN THE WARS The dialogue had many focuses: from the power of concentrated economic wealth within America, to the revolutions in Russia and China, the oil of Arabia...
Radical History Review (1 October 2009) 2009 (105): 106–121.
Published: 01 October 2009
... glaringly, “how come nobody told us about it?” In September 1980, exploiting the chaotic postrevolutionary circumstances, Iraqi forces invaded large territories in southern and southwestern Iran. They occu- pied the oil-rich regions and hoped that in addition to their swift military victo- ries...
Radical History Review (1 May 1995) 1995 (62): 255–258.
Published: 01 May 1995
... agitating after he left the South in 1937. He went on to organize beet workers in Colorado, pecan shellexs and oil workers in Texas, and electrical workers in Pittsburgh. Even after the nightmare we now call the McCarthy Era, and even after he left the Communist Party, Clyde reemerged on the...
Radical History Review (1 October 1986) 1986 (36): 154–160.
Published: 01 October 1986
... Standard Oil Company, based in Ohio. That was us. Then came growth, government regulation, and breakup. And there were eight companies with “Standard Oil” in their names. Next, something interesting happened. Seven of those eight companies became something else. In fact...
Radical History Review (1 January 2014) 2014 (118): 204–205.
Published: 01 January 2014
... 2014 Notes on Contributors Hannah Appel is an anthropologist, activist, and mother. Her work looks at the daily life of capitalism and the economic imagination, from US oil companies in central Africa to Occupy Wall Street. She has been active in Occupy in New York and Oakland and is...
Radical History Review (1 October 2010) 2010 (108): 182–183.
Published: 01 October 2010
... racism and opposition in South Africa, as witnessed by neighbors of oil refineries in Durban. Amy Chazkel teaches Latin American history at Queens College, City University of New York, and is a member of the editorial collective for Radical History Review. She is the author of Laws of Chance...