Mike Whitney: "Oil Price Blowback : Is Putin Creating a New World Order?", Counterpunch (06 January 2015)
Why are oil prices really dropping? And why is Obama making matters worse? Surely, as is widely suspected, it's all essentially about Russia. Worth reading, Mike Whitney reports on Obama's own words and nods in the direction of John Kerry's visit to the Saudis...
Image: "East Texas Oil Well Pump" by Ray Bodden on Flickr (CC BY 2.0); re-sized, cropped, brightened