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 [...]
From The New American
The Shock and Awe Campaign of Greg Palasts Armed Madhouse: Whos Afraid of Osama Wolf?, The Scheme to Steal 08 and other Dispatches from the Front Lines of the Class WarFriday, 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 countrys largest Marine base. The base is where fake Iraqi villages, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
“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 [...]Read full post...
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 [...]