Meldon Moffitt, 42 from Ferguson, MO. Protestors in Ferguson, MO shot for Bloomberg Businessweek. August 2014. Last night was a peaceful protest, but somehow these officers feel like they have to control what are doing peacefully and they moved in on us. They arrested me, putme to the ground and put these wire handcuffs on me. They took me to the command center up by the Target and let me sit in the van for at least two hours with someother guys that they arrested. I got out by about 4 this morning. I haven’t been home, I haven’t had a wink of sleep and I am not going anywhere. I am going to be hereuntil I hear that word, “Guilty”.
Karen Hill, 56 from Ferguson, MO. Protestors in Ferguson, MO shot for Bloomberg Businessweek. August 2014. I am from right around the corner from where Mike Brown got killed. It would hurt me real bad to see one of my children gone. You can give me all of the money in the world, but that can’t bring my son back.
Derrick Bockius, superintendant of operations at the Kinder Morgan splitter facility outside Houston, inspects a tank under construction. The Energy Boom's Mighty Middleman. June 2014. To document the Kinder Morgan terminal in Houston as part of a profile on the Kinder Morgan Inc. and its founder Rich Kinder.
The company had revenue of $14.1 billion last year, ranking it No. 206 on the Fortune 500 list. A third of the natural gas in the U.S. moves through the Kinder system. It is the largest transporter of carbon dioxide, and outside of the major oil companies, it is the largest carrier of petroleum products. Generally speaking, Kinder Morgan doesn't own the products in its pipelines or on its terminals and docks; its clout is mostly based on the principle of the toll road. The company just gets a fee for moving the traffic along.