Is BP unique in its ability to create catastrophe? On this week's The Breakdown, Chris Hayes asks Greenpeace's Kert Davies whether the entire practice of offshore oil drilling is inherently dangerous, regardless of which company runs the rig.
On The Ed Show, Katrina vanden Heuvel says that Obama needs to realize that BP's mess is "more than an oil spill, more than an oil crisis. It's also an economic crisis."
What's with the president's war analogy on the oil spill? And why be surprised that the oil conglomerates are also in bed with their pretend Washington regulators?
Despite public outrage and thirst for justice, there's a decent chance that BP will escape from the catastrophe relatively unscathed.
Nation Editor Katrina vanden Heuvel appears on Real Time with Bill Maher warning the president to regulate the oil industry and not vice versa.
Mother Jones's Mac McClelland reports on BP's disinformation campaign in the Gulf.
Nation DC Editor Christopher Hayes appears on The Rachel Maddow Show to discuss the future of BP and whether the spill in the Gulf of Mexico could be the end for the oil giant.
Christopher Hayes says that Rand Paul’s defense of BP reflects the common mentality of politicians and corporations who have continually displayed a lack of accountability over the past decade.
Guest-hosting The Rachel Maddow Show, Nation DC Editor Christopher Hayes asks why the libertarian Rand Paul is so determined to defend BP's honor.
Nation DC Editor Chris Hayes appears on Countdown with Keith Olbermann to discuss Interior Secretary Ken Salazar's blatant attempts to defend big oil and his shortcomings in regulating the Minerals Management Service.