Rev. Joseph Echols Lowery

Rev. Joseph Echols Lowery (1921-2020)

Greg Palast 

Civil Rights leader Rev. Joseph Echols Lowery died at home, surrounded by his daughters, on Friday, March 27, at the age of 98. He did not put down his sword until his last day. It was Rev. Lowery who agreed to have Helen Butler, the Executive Director of his organization, the Georgia Coalition for the Peoples Agenda, join me as a co-plaintiff in our successful federal suit against Georgia’s GOP Sec. of State, now Governor, Brian Kemp. Sadly, this is ...more

Age-adjusted incidence of influenza-related hospitalizations per 100,000 person-years,* by racial/ethnic group and census tract poverty level

Corona Crow: The virus is a racist

Greg Palast 

You hear from every pol and pundit: The coronavirus does not distinguish between Black and White, rich and poor, Republican or Democrat. That’s just bullshit. This virus is one highly partisan little bug. And a racist. Call it “Corona Crow.” ...more

pandemic voting COVID-19

Democracy vs Pandemic

Greg Palast 

Let's not create a precedent for Trump to cancel the November election. Rather than argue about cancelling primaries and elections, let’s talk about how we can vote without dying ...more

Greg Palast Brian Ross Shout Out

Palast’s Reports on Georgia Purge–NBC’s Brian Ross

Brian Ross for Law & Crime Network

A shout out to Greg Palast, an independent journalist who has made it his mission to investigate what he sees as efforts to deny Americans the right to vote. Palast has his own investigative fund and has been working with the Georgia Coalition for the People's Agenda to produce some powerful lawsuits and some powerful stories. ...more

Bernie Sanders

California: Screwing Bernie Sanders Again?

Greg Palast 

In the California Democratic Primary in 2016, 750,000 votes were DISQUALIFIED, mostly No Party Preference (NPP) voters — three out of four of whom were Bernie voters, according to a Roper poll. While the media is misdirecting concern to touchscreen machines in Los Angeles, this November the BIG steal will happen by ...more

Palast Scores Victory in Lawsuit Against Brian Kemp

Sonali Kolhatkar for Rising Up

The 2018 Gubernatorial election in Georgia became ground-zero for Republican-led vote suppression when then Secretary of State Brian Kemp ran against Democrat Stacey Abrams. As State Secretary, Kemp had unique access to the state’s voting systems in the same election in which he ran for higher office. Now, a lawsuit filed by investigative reporter Greg Palast ...more

Kings or Slaves?

Greg Palast 

Today, we honor a man whose courage must now be ours; and then we can make America truly great again. On October 19, 1960, Martin Luther King Jr. was arrested in Georgia for driving with an ...more

We have Mortally Wounded Jim Crow Program

Greg Palast 

Go ahead, pop the champagne! It took us six years of investigating and reporting on the nationwide Jim Crow Interstate Crosscheck purge operation but, finally, Kansas, which generates the Crosscheck secret scrub lists for other states, has agreed to ...more

Boris to sell NHS to Trump? Bollocks!

Greg Palast 

As my chief investigator, Leni Badpenny, a British subject, notes, Jeremy Corbyn's line that Boris Johnson was entertaining the sale of the NHS, "is complete bollocks." Corbyn, like Joe McCarthy, is waving a "document," but has never ...more