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News, Sucka Free City How Bay Area Corporations Resemble Their (Human) Neighbors

How Bay Area Corporations Resemble Their (Human) Neighbors

The Supreme Court may have confirmed that corporations are people, but many Americans remain skeptical. These so-called people, after all, avoid the dues our society demands: Chevron has never been to the dentist. Google has never waited in line at…
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Film, Masterful documentary <i>Crude</i> details the toxic battle between big oil and natives in Ecuador

Masterful documentary Crude details the toxic battle between big oil and natives in Ecuador

Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink. Why? Because it's thick with sludge. Moving briskly through a stranger-than-fiction, serpentine narrative that is still unfolding, Joe Berlinger's remarkable documentary, Crude, recounts an infuriating litany of South American exploitation, back-room…
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Calendar, Night&Day <i>Crude</i>

Crude

Water, water everywhere, but not a drop to drink. Why? Because it’s thick with sludge. Moving briskly through a stranger-than-fiction, serpentine narrative that is still unfolding, Joe Berlinger’s remarkable documentary Crude recounts an infuriating litany of South American exploitation, back-room…
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News, Sucka Free City

Crude Feud

As lawyers in a San Francisco courtroom try to prove that oil giant Chevron orchestrated an attack on Nigerian protesters in 1998, anti-Chevron activists are going after a less likely nemesis: Pat Murphy, editor and publisher of the San Francisco…
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News, Amazonian Quagmire

Amazonian Quagmire

Judge William Alsup is known as one of the most efficient judges in San Francisco's federal court. He bustles into the courtroom, robes flapping, and keeps arguments trotting along at a brisk pace. He issues dire warnings to attorneys about…
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News, Matt Smith The Horror

The Horror

Outside ChevronTexaco's regional offices in Malongo, Angola, "egrets strut in the grass among parked helicopters, and clusters of screeching bats hang like coconuts from trees," Associated Press correspondent Bruce Stanley wrote in a September dispatch. From this tranquil heart of…
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News, Matt Smith Now, the Emphatic Colonic News

Now, the Emphatic Colonic News

Quote of the day: Having the Chevron headquarters in the pristine waters of the San Francisco Bay, we understand the Turkish people better than anybody. -- Ismail Kafescioglu, Chevron country manager in Turkey, at an international conference in Kazakhstan's oil…
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News, Feature

Paying the Price: Why Are S.F. Gas Prices So High?

When gas prices spiked above the $2-per-gallon mark in the Midwest this spring and caused a national outcry, Bay Area motorists could only laugh. After all, they've been used to paying the magic figure since early 1999, and San Francisco's…
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News, Letters

Letters

Egged On Regarding "Taco Bell Library" ("Whose Library Is It?" Bay View, April 17): Oh boy, now we've got something to be exercised about while the world passes us by. So what about Texaco and the Metropolitan Opera? And what…
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