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Why Do We Give Oil Companies Such Large Subsidies?
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Why Do We Give Oil Companies Such Large Subsidies?

Sima J. Gandhi explains why oil companies get such large government handouts, why they take such little responsibility when they cause disasters, and what we can do to hold them more responsible.

How much responsibility can we expect oil companies to take when they cause major disasters? Why do we provide them with such large tax subsidies? How can we hold oil companies more accountable?

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