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Time to rein in Big Oil

October 28, 2005 - The NY Times has a story today headlined "Big Rise in Profit Puts Oil Giants on Defensive," which shows how hard times at the gas pump for ordinary folks means good times for oil execs:

Poor may have to choose between heating and eating

By R. Neal
October 27, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal Despite dire warnings of energy shortages and skyrocketing natural gas prices, the Senate this week voted down additional funding for the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program that would assist low-income families with their heating bills this winter.

More on poverty

By R. Neal
October 18, 2005 - Posted by R. Neal The Marguerite Casey Foundation has released the results of a poll on attitudes towards poverty: