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The Bush Doctrine Comes to Oakland Courtesy of Chevron

By Paul Paz y Miño

Chevron continued its unprecedented campaign of attacking its critics last week when I was forcibly removed from a half-day conference (which I’d paid $75 to attend) simply because I was affiliated with Amazon Watch. The strangest part was that the excuse given for the outrageous step was that it was a preemptive act to prevent something they feared I might do.

Last Wednesday the Oakland Metropolitan Chamber of Commerce (OMCC) held an “Economic Development Summit for Energy and Sustainability” sponsored by Chevron. It would seem to follow that Amazon Watch, as an Oakland-based environmental organization, would be …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green