The silent looters
Big Oil's silence on racism during a nationwide civil rights crisis speaks volumes about who they serve.
We talk a lot about “Big Oil” here at the newsletter. But we don’t often talk about what that means.
“Big Oil” refers to the world’s six largest publicly-traded oil and gas companies: ExxonMobil, Shell, BP, Chevron, Total, and ConocoPhillips. It’s a term meant to convey these companies’ enormous power—both individually and combined—to influence the U.S. …