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China Invests Big Bucks in Green Energy While US Goes Dirty

Both China and the US are about to change course on how they produce energy. While the incoming Trump administration wants to refocus in fossil fuels, China is investing hundreds of billions of dollars into clean energy, which could give it a major competitive advantage down the road.

Russian oil rig, Donald Trump, Rex Tillerson

Ice T Trump: Hidden Motivator is Oil at Top of World

Trump has chosen Rex Tillerson, CEO of ExxonMobil, to be the next Secretary of State. Exxon, a quasi-state with its own foreign policy, has oil ambitions in the Arctic worth half a trillion dollars — ambitions a SofS can assist. Tillerson is one of several one-percenters who will shape policy in an administration made possible by working people struggling with severe economic hardship. Can they see the problem here?

Camp at Standing Rock.
Photo credit: Daniel Brown for WhoWhatWhy

The Work Is Not Done at Standing Rock

The protesters at Standing Rock have won a hard-fought victory. Many of them, however, don’t believe that this is the end already and are preparing for more problems. WhoWhatWhy is reporting from the ground.

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