Oil and gas executives gathered last month to hear about a public relations effort with a very precise target: newly hired state and federal environmental inspectors.
These atrocities are being perpetrated in our name, with our tax dollars. We must hold leaders accountable.
Tom Engelhardt, cofounder of the American Empire Project and author of The United States of Fear as well as The End of Victory Culture, runs the Nation Institute's TomDispatch.com. His latest book, coauthored with Nick Turse, is Terminator Planet: The First History of Drone Warfare, 2001-2050.