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Connect The Dots – James Hoggan – 03.29.17

Listen to James Hoggan, , author of I’m Right and Your Are An Idiot: The Toxic State of Public Discourse and How to Clean it Up (and founder of DeSmogBlog discussing how polarized conversation undermines forward movement on crucial issues such as climate and more— in conversation with Alison Rose Levy.

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STEVE HORN – “Miracle of American Oil”: Continental Resources Courted Corporate Media to Sell Oil Exports

A document published by the Public Relations Society of America, discovered by DeSmog, reveals that from the onset of its public relations campaign, the oil industry courted mainstream media reporters to help it sell the idea of lifting the ban on crude oil exports to the American public and policymakers. Calling its campaign the “Miracle of American Oil,” the successfulPR effort to push for Congress and the …