Meet A Cartoonish Fella Who's So Evil There's No Way He's Real ... Except That He Kind Of Is?

Carly Gillis

Chevron’s using this law called the Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (RICO) Act to try to stop people from speaking up about pollution in the Ecuadorian Amazon. But RICO was actually created to charge people engaging in racketeering — like, you know, mob bosses. If Chevron gets away with this, well, it could mean something we all should worry about.

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This one was made by Amazon Watch, an org that’s fighting the good fight for voices being squashed by large, oil-producing corporations in the Amazon. Check ‘em out out Twitter and Facebook to get updates on this and other things brewing against Big Oil. (Oh, and the thumbnail image is via Thinkstock.)

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