"The people must come together now to stop this nightmare."


BP continues to block access to the Plight of our birds, our Wildlife - Elizabeth Cook

July 26th, 2010 - An article written by Emergency Committee member, Elizabeth Cook, on the continued blocking of access to the impacted wildlife and ecosystems.

Scientists Confirm Underwater Plumes Are From Spill - John Collins Rudolf

July 23rd, 2010 - Shows direct confirmation, that scientists have established, linking the huge oil plumes in the Gulf to the BP Oil Disaster.

BP and Academic Freedom - Cary Nelson

July 22, 2010 - Details the suppression of scientists by BP. Shows the impacts of the contracts required by BP for scientists that requires them not to share research or findings with other scientists.

BP Admits It 'Photoshopped' Official Images as Oil Spill 'Cut and Paste' Row Escalates - BP has ordered staff to stop manipulating photographs of its Gulf of Mexico oil spill response, as the row over its public relations campaign intensifies.
- Andrew Hough

July 22nd, 2010 - Shows how BP has been doctoring photos in order to paint a better image of its "cleanup" and "crisis response."

LSU researchers study spill effects on humans, wildlife - Greg Barr

Looks at some of the beginning health impacts on the people in the Gulf region as well as some of the wildlife and sea-vegetation.

BP Oil Poisons the Gulf of Mexico's Food Chain - Dahr Jamail

July 20th, 2010 - Exposes the impacts of the oil disaster on the complex ecosystems in, and, out of the water in the Gulf region.

BP buys up Gulf scientists for legal defense, roiling academic community

July 16th, 2010 - Details the contracts BP offered, including the 3 year confidentiality clauses, to high profile scientists working at public universities in the Gulf region to provide legal defense for the company.

Mikulski Slams EPA on Dispersants: "Tighten Up So We Don't Screw Up" - Georgianne Nienaber

July 16th, 2010 - Begins with recounting what happened when the head of the EPA, Lisa Jackson, sat before the Senate committee investigating the use of dispersants. The article then gets into the some of the impacts of dispersants, oil, and related chemicals.

Hell Has Come to South Louisiana - Dahr Jamail

July 11th, 2010 - Clint Guidry, Shrimp Harvest Representative for the Louisiana Shrimp Task Force, gives testimony as to the impacts on the people in Southern Louisiana and their way of life.

BP Ruined a Mississippi Way of Life - by Dennis Bernstein

July 10th, 2010 - Shows the impacts of the disaster on whole sections of people and their way of life around the Gulf.

Images BP Doesn't Want You to See - Julie Dermansky

July 8th, 2010 - A brief piece on the 65-foot press/media ban and photos showing what kind of images people will not be able to see because of the ban.

Mitigating Annihilation - Dahr Jamail

July 7th, 2010 - Exposing BP's "cleanup efforts" as cover up and PR.

The Big Lie: BP, Governments Downplay Public Health Risk From Oil and Dispersants
- Riki Ott

July 7th, 2010 - Exposing lies by BP and the government about harmful effects of oil and dispersants.

No Free Press for BP Oil Disaster
- Dahr Jamail

July 7th, 2010 - Exposing the censorship by BP and the government of media trying to cover the Gulf oil disaster.

Assessment of Health Risks and Impacts of the Gulf Oil Disaster - The Emergency Committee to Stop the Gulf Oil Disater

July 6th, 2010 - A beginning synthesized look at the potential impacts of the oil disaster on people's health, culture, and way of life.

Scientist Working With Government Says BP Restricting Access to Study Gushing Oil Well - Amy Goodman

July 6th, 2010 - An interview with Dr. Ira Leifer, who’s on the federally appointed Flow Rate Technical Group, says BP is restricting his access to study the gushing oil well.

BP Gulf oil blowoutstill gushes chemicals in the air, in the water and on the ground. Benzene, Hydrogen Sulfide, Methyl Chloride, Sulfur Dioxide and Cyclohexane are the dangerous chemicals to watch out for. Chris Landau (geologist/meteorologist) - Chris Landau

July 6th, 2010 - Gets into the science of how different petroleum gases will act-which will mainly impact the water and ground ecosystems and which will be carried up to mix with rain clouds.

Text from the science presentations from the Emergency Summit - The Emergency Committee to Stop the Gulf Oil Disaster

July 6th, 2010 - This is the text to the slide presentation on the effects of oil from the June 19 Gulf Emergency Summit. You can find the slides here.

BP's PR Firm Embedded with Coast Guard - Georgianne Nienaber

July 5th, 2010 - Exposes the relationship between BP, the Coastguard, and the US government in creating public opinion and covering up around the Gulf oil disaster.

Not Just a Media Clampdown on the Gulf - Scorpiorising

July 4th, 2010 - Showing the connection between the suppression of press on the Gulf coast and the suppression of protest and activists.

BP, Government Blocking Press from Reporting Their "Ballet at Sea" - Kevin Gosztola

July 3rd, 2010 - Laying out and exposing what the 65 foot ban on press means in detail for people getting the truth about the Gulf oil disaster.

Corporate States on the Gulf of Mexico - Scorpiorising

July 3rd, 2010 - Exposing corporate control over government and the spill. Shows how suppression of information and lack of transparency lends itself to protecting BP.

Living on a Dying Delta - Dahr Jamail

July 1st, 2010 - Shows some of the multi-layered impacts and on the ground reality of the spill. Also shows lies and inadequacy of government and BP response.

Fisherman Files Restraining Order Against BP - Scorpiorising

July 1st, 2010 - Details damages to the health of a fisherman working to clean up oil for BP and BP's destruction of evidence of the oil's impacts on his health.

Assessing the Human Health Effects of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: An Institute of Medicine Workshop

June, 23 2010 - On June 22nd and 23rd, the IOM hosted Assessing the Human Health Effects of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill: An Institute of Medicine Workshop in New Orleans, LA. During the first day's sessions, speakers and panelists discussed the potential adverse health effects for humans stemming from the oil spill for various populations. The second day’s sessions explored current monitoring activities, the types of research methods and data sources currently available, and questions to consider when developing short- and long-term surveillance and monitoring systems.  Includes video of the workshop as well as reports.

Lessons of the Deepwater Horizon disaster - Rick Steiner

June 21st, 2010 - Looks deeply from different angles at the impacts and the lessons that must be drawn from the Gulf oil disaster.

Request that BP establish a $20 billion (USD) Gulf Restoration Fund - Rick Steiner

June 21st, 2010 - A letter from Rick Steiner to the CEO of BP, Tony Hayward, and the Chairman of BP, Carl-Henric Svanberg requesting a $20 billion dollar Gulf Restoration Fund in addition to the BP Oil Spill Victim Compensation Fund.

Tuna's End - Paul Greenberg

June 21st, 2010 An article exposing the approaching extinction of the blue-fin tuna and the ramifications of the Gulf oil disaster.

The Holy Angels Forum and Conflicts of Interest - Elizabeth Cook

Jun 6th, 2010 - Highlights the conflicts of interest for the government and the vulnerability of people to lies and misdirection.

Ecosystem Facing Disaster, A System Not Fit to Be Caretaker of the Earth - Larry Everest and Orpheus Reed

May 30th, 2010 - An article written while Revolution reporters were off the Gulf Coast. It offers compelling exposure of the disaster and the capitalist system behind it, its implications on the ecosystems in the Gulf, the impacts on the people in the region, the need for mass resistance from the people right now as a part of building a movement for revolution.

Fishermen in Hospital: Dispersant blamed - Scorpiorising

May 29th, 2010

Pssst....the Gulf is not Dead - Scorpiorising

May 25th, 2010

Constitutional Crisis on the Bayou - Elizabeth Cook

May 25th, 2010

Lisa Jackson is a Criminal - Elizabeth Cook

May 25th, 2010