Chris Hedges: Challenging Corporate Power: Chevron VS Donziger

Chevron's Toxic Legacy in Ecuador's Amazon

Image by Rainforest Action Network via Flickr

Dandelion Salad

with Chris Hedges

RT America on Sep 5, 2020

On the show this week, Chris Hedges talks to Steven Donziger about the reach of corporate power. Donziger battled corporate oil giant, Chevron, over environmental pollution and destruction in Ecuador and won a settlement of $9.5 billion for indigenous communities. Since then Chevron has waged a campaign against Donziger to try and destroy him economically, professionally and personally. He is on trial in federal court in New York on September 9 for contempt charges, which could send him to jail for six months.

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From the archives:

Abby Martin: Chevron vs. The Amazon, Ending Corporate Tyranny, Part 3

Abby Martin: Chevron vs. The Amazon – The Environmental Trial of the Century, Part 2

Abby Martin: Chevron vs. The Amazon – Inside the Killzone, Part 1

Abby Martin Interviews Ecuador’s President Rafael Correa

Abby Martin: Bringing Corporations to Justice

Chevron Runs from Judgment in Ecuador by Greg Palast

World’s Largest Environmental Lawsuit in Ecuador

Crude (2009)

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