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The gushing Gulf

(article, Culinate staff)

The Gulf of Mexico oil gusher has spilled plenty of media ink, including NPR's recent report on illegal fishing in the Gulf. Most devastating of all, though, might be Tim Dickinson's multipart exploration in Rolling Stone of the history, politics, industry, money, and more behind the story. 

Scariest news? That the current oil spill has done nothing to deter future drilling. As mag founder Jann Wenner explained in an editor's note in the July 8-22 edition, "The time has come to put a complete stop to all high-risk offshore drilling and to take away, once and for all, the oil industry's huge tax subsidies."