Episode

5/14 Ken Silverstein: The Secret World of Oil

May 14, 2014

Ken Silverstein an Senior Investigative Reporter for First Look Media and author of he Secret World of Oil explains the hidden world behind global oil markets, how oil generates conflict, middlemen and the oil trade in developing countries, Exxon and the “crime” family running Equatorial Guinea, cheap oil for Americans and bribery, why oil creates so few jobs, why oil companies like bribes, corporations and the “uncertainty” of democracy, the unique nature of oil and weapons, how much money Tony Blair is making being a pr flack for the oil world and how to truly reform the secret world of oil.

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