Wal-Mart and Exxon Have This in Common: Big Checks, Famed Nonprofits and Corporate Greenwashing

June 22nd, 2014

by Peter Dauvergne and Genevieve LeBaron

Excerpted on Salon.com from their new book, “Protest Inc.: The Corporatization of Activism,” Dauvergne and LeBaron quote Steingraber in the opening to this piece on the acceptance of big oil and gas and other corporate  funding by Sierra Club and other large environmental organizations. “Author Sandra Steingraber raged after the news broke of the Chesapeake Energy donations: ‘It was as if, on the eve of D-day, the anti-Fascist partisans had discovered that Churchill was actually in cahoots with the Axis forces.’” Read the article