[Epub] ↠ Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth Author Rachel Maddow – Moi-sosedi.info

Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth Big Oil And Gas Versus Democracy Winner Take All Rachel Maddow S Blowout Offers A Dark, Serpentine, Riveting Tour Of The Unimaginably Lucrative And Corrupt Oil And Gas Industry With Her Trademark Black Humor, Maddow Takes Us On A Switchback Journey Around The Globe From Oklahoma City To Siberia To Equatorial Guinea Exposing The Greed And Incompetence Of Big Oil And Gas She Shows How Russia S Rich Reserves Of Crude Have, Paradoxically, Stunted Its Growth, Forcing Putin To Maintain His Power By Spreading Russia S Rot Into Its Rivals, Its Neighbors, The United States, And The West S Most Important Alliances Chevron, BP, And A Host Of Other Industry Players Get Their Star Turn, But ExxonMobil And The Deceptively Well Behaved Rex Tillerson Emerge As Two Of The Past Century S Most Consequential Corporate Villains The Oil And Gas Industry Has Weakened Democracies In Developed And Developing Countries, Fouled Oceans And Rivers, And Propped Up Authoritarian Thieves And Killers But Being Outraged At It Is, According To Maddow, Like Being Indignant When A Lion Takes Down And Eats A Gazelle You Can T Really Blame The Lion It S In Her Nature This Book Is A Clarion Call To Contain The Lion To Stop Subsidizing The Wealthiest Industry On Earth, To Fight For Transparency, And To Check The Influence Of Predatory Oil Executives And Their Enablers The Stakes Have Never Been Higher As Maddow Writes, Democracy Either Wins This One Or Disappears


About the Author: Rachel Maddow

Rachel Maddow is host of the Emmy Award winning Rachel Maddow Show on MSNBC, as well as the author of Drift The Unmooring of American Military Power, a 1 New York Times bestseller Maddow received a bachelor s degree in public policy from Stanford University and earned her doctorate in political science at Oxford University She lives in New York City and Massachusetts with her partner, artist Susan Mikula.



10 thoughts on “Blowout: Corrupted Democracy, Rogue State Russia, and the Richest, Most Destructive Industry on Earth

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    Blowout Corrupted Democracy, Rouge State Russia, and The Richest, Most Destructuve Industry on Earthby Rachel Maddowdue 10 1 2019Crown5.0 5.0 netgalley BlowoutWhat the Frack is going on with the oil and gas industry How did we, as a Democratic country, get to this point Regardless of age, sex, race, religion, political beliefs, etc., how did we become dependent on


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    The dedicationBlowout book tour dates and locations announced Rachel Maddow alerts viewers that book tour dates in connection with her forthcoming book, Blowout, have officially been announced, with tickets available through links at MSNBC.com BlowoutTour.Coming October 2019 BlowoutDescription Big Oil and Gas Versus Democracy Winner Take All Rachel Maddow s Blowout offe


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    I thought I should read Blowout by Rachel Maddow Should being the giveaway word to my motivation Instead of a dose of medicine that s good for me but hard to swallow, it was a terrifying funhouse ride that totally engaged my attention Maddow weaves together a narrative of how we got to here that illumines the present.Maddow lays out the oil industry s history from Standard Oi


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    As with anything these days this novel is all about corporate and individual greed The greed that warrants full power and full wealth under the disguise of saving others or helping the environment move towards the future goals.From Oklahoma to NW Pennsylvania and beyond Rachel tackles the truth in a powerful and dynamic fashion that will leave no stone literally and figuratively no


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    checked mid announcement and this wasn t here checked two seconds into O Donnell and here we are good job friends


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    This book was very interesting, but the problem I had through it all was that I couldn t figure out what it was about Was it about corruption in the oil industry How Russia devolved into the country it is today How oil affects politics There were a lot of interesting threads in this book, and they all tied together, but it felt like the writer was trying to tell too many stories I could tell t


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    If you re a regular viewer of her show or, like me, a regular listener to her podcast you re aware that Rachel s stories come with EXHAUSTIVE background, preambles, and prefatory material But, if you re a regular viewer of her show, you know the windup is worth it This book takes a little while to get off the ground, but eventually it soars.


  8. says:

    Thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for an eARC of this book Rachel Maddow does not disappoint This book goes after the oil and gas industry It goes into details about the industry going from fracking and how they do it and what it does to the political intrigue in both the US and Russia Sometimes there are almost too many details that become tedious but I could not stop reading Revelations that were, t


  9. says:

    Blowout is a fabulous and engrossing book Rachel Maddow has written a fantastic book A must read for the year.


  10. says:

    The history of the oil and gas industry and how it has permeated politics, trade relations andis chronicled in BLOWOUT, by Rachel Maddow Maddow starts with Rockefeller and the beginning of the oil industry and continues through the beginning of the Trump administration Maddow covers the environmental impacts of the industry, the greed and narcissistic dominance that breeds from oil and gas, and the political highs an


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