King Koch is gone. He made his billions the old-fashioned way, stealing from Native Americans. Watch my two minute investigative report on the Kochs.
Thomas James “Tee Jay” McNichols Jr., 25, the cousin of our assistant producer Jevin Lamar, was one of the 9 people murdered Saturday in Dayton, Ohio. ...more
High in the thin, cold air where the ridge of the Alps marks the border with Italy, by local tradition, weddings are announced by leaving a small purse of candied almonds with the names of the betrothed at the doors of village homes. The ribbons announce that on July 31, Leni Badpenny will marry Greg Palast at ...more
Mother Nature took the rap for destroying New Orleans when the real culprit was the surge up MR-GO and the missing marshes. MR-GO was Katrina’s welcome mat to the city — a "Hurricane Highway.” ...more
Ross Perot tried to save Democrats from themselves.How Democrats’ NAFTA-love lost the Working Class.
Ross Perot (1930-2019) was a bit of a flake. But he also tried to save the Democratic Party from itself by attempting to warn it away from NAFTA. Clinton and Gore wouldn’t listen to him — nor would ...more
Art Kunkin founder of the Los Angeles Free Press, was the most visionary, most influential journalist in the history of of Southern California. In 1965, Art founded the Free Press as an antidote to the Enslaved ...more
Hand me the butter: Biden’s toast. Talking with Rev. Jesse Jackson this morning. Biden’s opportunistic anti-busing crusade, and his odious anti-integration 1975 statement that, “To ‘desegregate’ is different than to ‘integrate,’” means he cannot get African Americans to the polls in November, even ...more
Charges have been dropped against Georgia Senator Nikema Williams, who was arrested at her place of work — the Georgia State Capitol — while observing a Count Every Vote protest last November. “My charges might have been dropped,” says Williams, “but this is ...more
WikiLeaks co-founder Julian Assange faces 17 new charges under the infamous Espionage Act — which was used to imprison Daniel Ellsberg, Emma Goldman, and Socialist Presidential Candidate Eugene Debs. Assange is not ...more
In 1910, labor union militants dynamited the LA Times building. Their lawyer, Clarence Darrow, saved the bombers from hanging. On Saturday, May 11, Clarence Darrow will return from the dead to ask the question ...more
If the U.S. jails Julian Assange, they should jail me, and my colleagues at The Guardian and New York Times. We all used the Manning / Assange / WikiLeaks emails. Shame on ...more
…after six years of investigating Kris Kobach’s Interstate Crosscheck voter purge program, the entire racially biased, violently partisan vote suppression tactic is on the verge of collapse. Unfortunately, nearly a score of states still use Crosscheck. Worse, even those ...more
When the young Kris Kobach created a computer system for the Department of Homeland Security that secretly tracked visiting Muslims, President George W. Bush was so offended that he personally ...more
March 24 marks the 30th Anniversary of the Exxon Valdez grounding and the smearing of 1,200 miles of Alaska’s coastline with its oil. It also marks the 30th Anniversary of a lie. Lots of lies... ...more
How do you defeat voter suppression tactics when it's fueled by billionaires' cash and partisan power? The same way the Voting Rights Act was first won 50 years ago. ...more