Oil and Finance: The Epic Corruption
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Oil and Finance: The Epic Corruption

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These political essays, which originally appeared in the "Huffington Post," chronicle the financial and environment malfeasance of the oil industry during the last five years.

Oil is a commodity that is essential to the world's economic well-being. But it is also an industry rife with corruption. In OIL AND FINANCE, author Raymond J. Learsy chronicles the problems within th...more
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Published May 1st 2011 by iUniverse.com
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Mike  Davis
This is a difficult book to rate. It is not so much a book as a collection of columns, articles and blogs written by the author who is an industry watch dog on commodity trading, energy, finance and the resulting political interactions.

Learsy is an ardent and vocal critic of collusion between the oil industry and governments, including that of the U.S. He argues persuasively that our oil pricing structure and the consequent price of oil to consumers is highly manipulated by economic speculators,...more
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Jun 23, 2011 Raymond J. rated it 5 of 5 stars  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition
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