Blowout

Blowout

Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth

Audiobook CD - 2019
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Rachel Maddow offers a dark, serpentine, riveting tour of the unimaginably lucrative and corrupt oil and gas industry. With her trademark black humor, Maddow takes us on a switchback journey around the globe, from Oklahoma City to Siberia to Equatorial Guinea, exposing the greed and incompetence of Big Oil and Gas. She shows how Russia's rich reserves of crude have, paradoxically, stunted its growth, forcing Putin to maintain his power by spreading Russia's rot into its rivals, its neighbors, the United States, and the West's most important alliances. The oil and gas industry has weakened democracies in developed and developing countries, fouled oceans and rivers, and propped up authoritarian thieves and killers. This book is a clarion call to contain the lion: to stop subsidizing the wealthiest industry on Earth, to fight for transparency, and to check the influence of predatory oil executives and their enablers. The stakes have never been higher.
Publisher: [New York, N.Y.] : Random House Audio, [2019]
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9781984846723
1984846728
Branch Call Number: CD 338.27285 MADDOW
Characteristics: 13 audio discs (15 hr., 34 min.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in
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Gaiter27
Feb 12, 2020

Rachel Maddow revealed her true colors with her daily rants including "irrefutable proof" that Trump colluded with Russia to fix the 2016 election. She continued to maintain her position even after the Mueller investigation exonerated Trump and then launched her next campaign about how the President was going to jail once he was impeached. No one in the media has besmirched her/his reputation more as a result and helped her employers, MSNBC skid to the bottom of TV ratings. Her "reporting" should be discounted entirely.

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