Animation: Where Does the Oil Money Go

| 2/1/2010 4:38:23 PM

After paying for gas at the pump, your money gets distributed throughout the world. But filling your gas tank with resources from Africa doesn’t actually help Africans. This animated investigation by Oxfam follows the gas money from the pump, through the corporate profits, to the government coffers and bribes. And how much goes to ordinary people? Not much. Watch:

(Thanks, MediaStorm.)

Source: Oxfam 

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