September 7, 2009

Rise in oil and gas prices

Oil continues to rise when demand seems have to slowed down. Why do oil and gas prices continue to climb with no end in sight? Ben Merens and his guest discuss the true state of the U.S. oil industry: it’s unparalleled global power, influence over elected officials, and lack of regulatory oversight. Listen here.

Guest: Antonia Juhasz, author, "The Tyranny of Oil: The World’s Most Powerful Industry - And What We Must Do To Stop It." Leading oil industry, international trade, and finance policy expert, Oil Change International and
the Institute for Policy Studies. Director, The Chevron Program, Global Exchange