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Pulling the Strings

Marc-Antoni

Marc-Antoni is fascinated by the world. There is so much to learn and apply towards adopting sustainable practices. With a background in history and business management, Marc-Antoni loves leveraging the past to help solve for the future. Originally from Montreal, Canada he now lives in Tokyo, Japan. You're more than welcome to reach out!

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  1. April 25, 2018

    […] companies also spend huge sums of money on influencing government policies and public opinion (see Pulling the Strings). This in turns earns them considerable tax breaks and subsidies, as well as the ability […]

  2. May 2, 2018

    […] and corruptions that surround them, and succumb to self-interest, greed, and delusion (see Pulling the Strings). This might seem a wicked balance to have found ourselves in and yet, despite the adversity, there […]

  3. May 2, 2018

    […] around the topic of global warming. Those that profit from the fossil fuel industry (see The Koch Brothers) spend vast sums of money on influencing both public opinion and national policy. These special […]

  4. May 30, 2018

    […] considerable cost of extraction. This means foreign companies are gaining the greater benefit (see Koch Brothers), while Canadians will be forking the bill for the majority of the environmental […]

  5. December 18, 2018

    […] It certainly indicates that there are forces at work to keep the conversations from happening (see Citizen Koch). In fact, there is substantial evidence that the oil industry has been aware of its impact on […]

  6. December 28, 2018

    […] How the Koch Brothers Influence Climate Change Inaction November 2, 2018 […]

  7. March 23, 2019

    […] when examining industrial operations, there exist some pretty bad actors. These nefarious companies, or illicit corporate practices, have contributed to the exasperation of […]

  8. March 16, 2020

    […] quo. They will not go quietly into the night. Instead, they are spending enormous sums of money to influence politics and manipulate public […]

  9. July 30, 2020

    […] climate disasters already impacting us. Government leaders have not yet responded in kind. Indeed, governments are evidently heavily influenced by the very organizations that profit most from the status quo. In addition, the fossil fuel […]

  10. August 13, 2020

    […] For context, it’s worth remembering that oil companies make up some of the largest corporations on the planet. It requires a massive amount of money to maintain and grow their operations. In pursuit of their extraction ambitions, these companies also spend enormous sums of money on influencing government policies and public opinion. […]

  11. August 25, 2020

    […] bad enough, scientific evidence is chronically shrugged off by those who have political views (as well as financial investments) that somehow oppose the […]

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