Keystone XL Sorta, Kinda Has a Job for You

But it's not quite what you think.

By Jamilah King Feb 07, 2014

This week the State Department opened a public comment period on the Keystone XL pipeline, which would bring hundreds of thousands of barrels of oil daily from the Canadian tar sands to the U.S. Gulf Coast for refining. Critics say that the project threatens Native communities, while supporters argue that it’ll bring much-needed jobs (For more on this, be sure to read my colleague Brentin Mock’s piece that looks at whether Keystone XL will, in fact, produce good jobs.)

Now, the folks at Movement Generation’s Justice and Ecology Project based in Richmond, Calif.–home to the perpetually troubled Chevron Richmond Refinery–have released their own parody of what a Keystone XL job might look like for someone from the community.