Latest installment of satirical cartoon series calls out Chevron's threats against those who want to hold the oil giant accountable for the mess it made in the Amazon.
1 July 2014 | MintPress
Created by Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Mark Fiore, the satirical series was created to draw the public’s attention to the threats Chevron has leveled against environmentalists, journalists, scientists and locals who have tried to hold the company accountable for dumping 18 billion gallons of toxic oil waste into rivers and streams, spilling millions of gallons of crude oil, and abandoning hazardous waste in hundreds of unlined open-air pits littered throughout the Amazon region. More »
24 June 2014 | The Chevron Pit
After the GDC trial team led by Randy Mastro bribed a key witness to win its farcical RICO case in New York, and after Chevron scientists orchestrated a massive scientific hoax on the courts of Ecuador, we now have Chevron’s most prominent outside lawyer and a leading beacon of the Republican establishment working with two directors to make a documentary film about his own case. More »
Donny Rico on how Chevron’s legal thuggery really works
24 June 2014 | Eye on the Amazon
At long last we bring you Episode #3 in The Adventures of Donny Rico, a clever deep dive into the methods used by Chevron in its desperate and unethical campaign to turn the tables on the very victims it poisoned in Ecuador's rainforest. More »
23 June 2014 | CSR Strategy Group
It is reports of this kind that reinforce the fact that Chevron’s lingering liability in Ecuador is still far from being resolved. As such, it underscores risks to shareholders that Chevron’s management has downplayed but has still not effectively disclosed or managed. More »
* An excellent analysis of Chevron's tactics, although the company is still liable for $9.5 billion, despite its unethical actions.
16 June 2014 | Huffington Post
Chevron has put unprecedented resources into its campaign against the Ecuadorian villagers, hiring more than 60 law firms and 2,000 legal professionals to wage a war of attrition. More »
12 June 2014 | Huffington Post
Chevron's contamination "playbook" details how the company hid evidence of contamination during an eight-year Ecuador trial resulting in a $9.5 billion damage award that the Ecuadorians are waiting for Chevron to pay. Instead of succumbing to Chevron's pressure tactics, lawyers should demand to see "playbook" documents that the company has been forced to produce in an international arbitration proceeding. More »
31 May 2014 | Resiliance
When a high profile case such as this one stops being about real problems, focusing instead on ancillary issues, then that’s a disservice to justice. Chevron’s unorthodox lobbying tactics and courtroom theatrics seem to prove that the scales of justice tilt in the favor of those with deeper pockets. The indigenous people of the Amazon deserve better. More »
31 May 2014 | SocialFunds.com
"Chevron is using Judge Kaplan's ruling for everything they can get out of it," said Simon Billenness, referring to a recent court ruling which, according to Burt Neuborne, the Founding Legal Director of the Brennan Center for Justice at the New York University School of Law, sends "an unmistakable message of American judicial arrogance to the rest of the world that can only result in increased levels of reciprocal judicial suspicion and hostility, with negative consequences for the transnational rule of law." More »
29 May 2014 | Courthouse News Service
Chevron's federal court victory and campaign against its critics has not stifled dissent from the New York State comptroller and other shareholders over its potential liabilities in Ecuador, new meeting records show. More »
Donny Rico (and Chevron) explain how to pollute the Amazon and get away wit’ it.
28 May 2014 | Eye on the Amazon
Do people give people backpacks full of cold hard cash in exchange for legal testimony? People do. Chevron should know. They did exactly that. But of course you won't be hearing John Watson mention that to the company's shareholders. More »