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Kai Nagata on "Ethical Oil: the puppet rap," Ezra Levant's "loneliness" and Big Oil's media influence
Kai Nagata talks about the origins of the Ethical Oil puppet rap, journalism and which videos he'd love to make next.
Aug 7th, 2012
U.S. Republican Koch oil billionaires help fund the Fraser Institute. Why the Fraser Institute?
Why are the Tea Party billionaires from the U.S. messing around in Canada?
Apr 26th, 2012
Coincidence: Ethical Oil address the same as Conservative MP Tony Clement's old campaign
Of the thousands of addresses available, Ethical Oil appears to share a mailing address with a Conservative MP's former campaign office.
Jan 12th, 2012
NDP MP Nathan Cullen condemns Harper’s 'witch hunt' on environmental charities
Recent debate around foreign funding for environmental nonprofits is part of a much deeper political conflict, according to the Skeena-Bulkley Valley MP.
Jan 9th, 2012
Tory-linked "Ethical Oil" website slams Canadian enviros over "foreign funding"
Directors from Pembina Institute and Environmental Defence say most of their money comes from Canadian foundations and individuals and that the "Ethical Oil" website is distorting the facts.
Jan 3rd, 2012