reviews

Yes, It’s About Oil

Thursday, June 22nd, 2006

From The New American
Friday, June 16, 2006
Greg Palast, in his new book Armed Madhouse, offers a pretty plausible answer to this question: Why did the US invade Iraq?
Short answer: It’s the oil, stupid – and the point is not to sell it, but to control it.
This may seem like taking the long way around [...]

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The Shock and Awe Campaign of Greg Palast’s “Armed Madhouse: Who’s Afraid of Osama Wolf?, The Scheme to Steal ‘08 and other Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Class War”

Friday, June 9th, 2006

By Steve Brown, Exclusive for the LA Free Press
“The soul,” he reported, “should never die ungodly in an armed madhouse.”
- Greg Palast quoting Allen Ginsberg
SOMEWHERE IN THE CALIFORNIA DESERT, 6/06/06: Clouds roll in across the hi-desert sky over Twentynine Palms, home to the country’s largest Marine base.  The base is where fake Iraqi villages, [...]

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Truth Hound

Thursday, June 8th, 2006

By Robert C. Koehler, Tribune Media Services
“Governments don’t keep secrets to protect the public, but to deceive the public.”
Greg Palast happens to be talking about a certain Big Oil-friendly blueprint for the future of the Iraqi oil industry when he makes this point, almost in passing, in his just-released book, Armed Madhouse (Dutton), but [...]

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Greg Palast’s Book & Tour Details Election Threats

Thursday, June 8th, 2006

From Alliance For Democracy
There are very serious plans underway to prevent Americans from casting their votes, or having those votes counted in upcoming elections. Now’s the time to educate ourselves and organize others to reverse this attack on this most basic right. Greg Palast, who broke the story of the disenfranchisement of thousands of [...]

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A dangerous world in which our only defense is good information…

Thursday, June 8th, 2006

By Stephen Lendman | VHeadline.com
I’ve known about and followed Greg Palast’s important work for some time. I read his eye-opening book ‘The Best Democracy Money Can Buy’ a few years ago and have mentioned it several times in some of my other writing.
Greg is one of the most important and exhaustively thorough investigative journalists [...]

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Buzzflash Reviews Armed Madhouse

Tuesday, June 6th, 2006

Armed Madhouse: Who’s Afraid of Osama Wolf?, China Floats, Bush Sinks, The Scheme to Steal ‘08, No Child’s Behind Left, and Other Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Class War (Hardcover)
A Buzzflash Review
Before we saw Al Gore’s brilliant power point presentation on global warming in “An Inconvenient Truth,” we had the privilege of [...]

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BBC Award-winning Investigative Journalist Greg Palast To Speak about New Book, ‘Armed Madhouse’

Tuesday, June 6th, 2006

Local Newswire Services
Los Angeles, Santa Barbara - KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles/98.7FM Santa Barbara will present Greg Palast, internationally acclaimed journalist and author on Friday, June 9 at 7pm at Immanuel Presbyterian Church, 3300 Wilshire Blvd. in Los Angeles featuring his new work Armed Madhouse. A former racketeering investigator, Palast provides the facts beneath [...]

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Palast Thinks Outside the Bookstore, On Tour

Tuesday, June 6th, 2006

By Rachel Deahl, Publisher’s Weekly
Author Greg Palast managed to put his first book, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, on the
bestsellers lists thanks in part to a an imaginative tour that took him away from the traditional
venue stopes: bookstores. At packed speaking engagements in churches, movie theaters and
other venues, Palast was able to draw [...]

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Bloomberg.com June Listing / Review

Thursday, June 1st, 2006

“Armed Madhouse: Who’s Afraid of Osama Wolf?, China Floats, Bush Sinks, The Scheme to Steal ‘08, No Child’s Behind Left, and Other Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Class War” by Greg Palast (Dutton). The muckraking BBC reporter claims that John Kerry won in 2004 and there really are secret rulers of the [...]

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Bomb Thrower?

Thursday, June 1st, 2006

Tuesday, May 23, 2006
Investigative journalist Greg Palast makes it a habit of getting people to think and perhaps get a little annoyed at the same time. Somebody at PeakOil.com posted a Palast article that made it look like he had become a peak oil denier.
Nevertheless, like believers undaunted by the failure of alien spaceships [...]

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