I need you to read the attached article, and watch this video:
Then answer the following questions:
- 1) Why did a new and increasing reliance on coal in the eighteenth and nineteenth century generate continued or new colonial expansions?
- 2) What methods coal workers (miners, transporters, etc.) employ to forge a new kind of collective democratic power.
- 3) Why were oil workers were ultimately not as successful as coal workers in securing greater democratic participation in the conditions of their labor?
- 4) What does “Oil for Dollars” reveal about the nature oil politics in the mid-twentieth century, and how, according to Mitchell then, has that politics informed the more recent past – particularly the relationship between the US and governments in the Middle East?
Each question must be answered in 6-8 sentences. Only use the article and video that I have given you, no other sources.