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“Chutzpah” is making headlines again. This time it’s not because someone mispronounced it (as former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann did a few years ago); it’s because Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz called it a “New York term.”






The oil industry is a powerhouse with control over land, resources, politics and more. In this episode of The Empire Files, Abby Martin uncovers big oil’s strong-arm reach–its growth, its crimes, its power and its impunity.


The Corbett Report, an independent alternative news source produced by James Corbett, has released a documentary about the history of the “oil-igarchy.” From farm to pharmaceutical, diesel truck to dinner plate, pipeline…