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Thursday, December 3, 1998

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  • Houston Police Storm Home Without Warrant, Shoot Man Multiple Times: A Talk with His Family

    On the night of July 11th this year, six Houston police officers burst into the house of Pedro Oregon, a Mexican immigrant, soccer coach and father of two, and unleashed a barrage of 21 shots, striking him nine times in the back, twice in the head and once through his left hand. Oregon died on his bedroom floor.

  • Texas Residents Expose Oil-Related Environmental Damages

    In Beaumont, Texas, some residents have long fought against what they call "Mobil oil company’s anti-environmental practices." At the center of this struggle has been a Baptist Minister who has worked to expose the oil giant’s environmental record. His church, the Mount Zion Baptist Church, for the past few years hosted forums aimed at educating residents in Beaumont about oil spills, explosions and other leaks. But he was recently forced out of that church and he says that Mobil was behind it.

  • Labor Responds to Exxon-Mobile Merger

    The proposed merger of oil giants Exxon and Mobil will create the largest oil company in the world. It will reunite the two largest pieces of John D. Rockefeller s Standard Oil Company, which was broken up in 1911 in the nation’s most celebrated anti-trust case.