9 Reasons why oil sponsors
don’t belong in a museum
In 2018 BP made £5.6 billion in profits but paid no tax in the UK – instead, it received £133 million in tax credits from the public purse.
The British Museum’s current blockbuster exhibition, I am Ashurbanipal: king of the world, king of Assyria, is sponsored by its regular partner, the oil giant BP. This is painfully ironic, given that many of the objects on display were originally looted by the British from modern-day Iraq, and BP was one of the biggest profiteers […]
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