Today on Your Call: Why are gas prices going up?
On today’s Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Michael Klare, author of The Race for What's Left: The Global Scramble for the World's Last Resources, and Kevin Hall, national economics correspondent for McClatchy. The national average price for a gallon gas is $3.84, and it’s expected to go up. What’s behind rising gas prices? Join us live at 10 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. There are efforts to start “no gas Mondays.” What else should be done? What can be done? It’s Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.
Michael Klare, professor of peace and world security studies at Hampshire College
Kevin Hall, national economics correspondent for McClatchy Newspapers
Kevin G. Hall. McClatchy: Once again, speculators behind sharply rising oil and gasoline prices
Michael Klare, TomDispatch: Why High Gas Prices Are Here to Stay
Joe Fromm, Think Progress: Oil Companies Earn Billions While Americans Pay More
Rebecca Leber: Think Progress: ExxonMobil makes $41B, but pays estimated 17.6% tax rate
Bryan Walsh: Time Science: Viewpoint: Gas Prices and the Big GOP Lie
Media Matters: STUDY: Media Missing The Mark On Gas Prices