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Meet global corruption’s hidden players

FROM A REGULAR CONTRIBUTOR: John Etete and Shell mentioned in this talk about bribery and corruption. Worth viewing!

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Greenpeace’s Shard stunt was bold, but will it help its cause?

Greenpeace has campaigned against Shell’s Arctic plans, with exploits including the boarding of a Shell icebreaker in the Baltic, the shutting down of 74 Shell petrol stations and last year’s elaborate internet hoax, featuring a spoof Shell webpage , and, within that, a display of satirical slogans supporting Arctic exploitation: “We’d drill a crippled orphan’s spine if there was some oil in it.”

The group’s motives are clearly sound, but such vivid protests are no guarantee of winning the war of words

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The Observer,

In its simplicity and boldness, the scaling of the Shard must be the most appealing show ever staged by Greenpeace in all of that organisation’s long history of grabbing public attention. No biohazard suits, no showing off, no David and Goliath stand-offs requiring David to shout through a megaphone – just six climbers, a sunny day and a great crowd of awed Londoners – and beyond that, countless followers online, doing no work. This must have been the effect David Blaine had hoped for in 2003, when he hung a plexiglass box nearby, and starved for 44 days. Instead, Londoners threw buns at him. read more

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