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Asking the US to stop funding the Saudi-led war in Yemen is like asking my heart to stop pumping blood to my left arm. (thread)
Yemen suffers the greatest humanitarian conflict today – including a record-breaking cholera outbreak and devastating bombardment by bomber jets that are fueled by the US.
Critics are calling for the US to end its support to this genocidal Saudi assault. Sure. But…this ignores the very roots of how the Saudi kingdom itself came into being.
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Have I got this wrong?
1. Ecuador wins compensation from Chevron for polluting.
2. Ecuador Supreme Court dismisses Chevron protest.
3. Ecuador govt dismisses Supreme Court judges.
4. Ecuador gets massive loans instead of Chevron compensation.
Chevron deliberately dumped 16 billon gallons of cancer-causing oil waste into #Ecuador rainforest waterways and abandoned 1,000 toxic waste pits. csrwire.com/press_releases…
Court ruled $19 billion liability, reduced to $12b. But Chevron no longer operates in #Ecuador, who therefore tried (unsuccessfully) to pursue the oil giant in foreign courts. Chevron has now counter sued: forbes.com/sites/michaelk…
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