The Real Reason Gas Costs $4 A Gallon : Planet Money : NPR

The Real Reason Gas Costs $4 A Gallon : Planet Money : NPR.

A sassy dose of truth from Dr. Gal Luft, who reminds us of how OPEC is a cartel, and Saudia Arabia is a dictatorship (some call it a kingdom, but let’s be real). I dislike the fact that the democracy I’m a part of (and enjoy quite a bit) props up countries with no democracy.

BILAL QABALAN/AFP/Getty Images Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah bin Abdel Aziz inaugurates the Al-Qatif new oil production plant.

 

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