Hundreds of Students, Workers, and Allies Send Message to Big Oil

“The Free Ride Ends in 2010”

Nearly a thousand students, workers, and community allies gathered in the Westwood area of Los Angeles to march on the headquarters of Occidental Oil, one of the four largest oil producers in the state of California. California is the only major oil-producing state in the nation that does not tax oil drilling, and this loophole allows the oil companies to take $1.2 billion a year from taxpayers, school children, seniors, and college students.

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