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Big Oil and Gas Versus Democracy - Winner Take All Rachel Maddow's Blowout offers a dark, serpentine, riveting tour of the unimaginably lucrative and corrupt oil-and-gas industry. With her trademark black humor, Maddow takes us on a switchback journey around the globe - from Oklahoma City to Siberia to Equatorial Guinea - exposing the greed and incompetence of Big Oil and Gas. She shows how Russia's rich reserves of crude have, paradoxically, stunted its growth, forcing Putin to maintain his power by spreading Russia's rot into its rivals, its neighbors, the United States, and the West's most important alliances. Chevron, BP, and a host of other industry players get their star turn, but ExxonMobil and the deceptively well-behaved Rex Tillerson emerge as two of the past century's most consequential corporate villains.

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Rachel Maddow

Rachel Anne Maddow is an American radio personality, television host, and political commentator. Her syndicated talk radio program, , aired on Air America Radio. Maddow hosts a nightly television show, , on MSNBC. She was a guest host of and . Maddow is the first openly gay anchor to be hired to host a prime-time news program in the United States.

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