Year: 2001

WE BEEN NORC’D!

Greg Palast 

On 15 February, for BBC TV, I reported that inside information from the Consortium of newspapers' conducting a thorough review of Florida's 180,000 uncounted ballos showed Gore picking up about 20,000 votes. The information came from sources involved with newspaper group's contractor, National Opinion Research Center of the University of Chicago. ...more

The WTO’s Hidden Agenda

Greg Palast 

Three confidential documents from inside the World Trade Organization Secretariat and a group of captains of London finance, who call themselves the "British Invisibles," reveal the extraordinary secret entanglement of industry with government in designing European and American proposals for radical pro-business changes in WTO rules. ...more

The Fast Track Trade Jihad

Greg Palast 

After the attack on the World Trade Center, some enterprising hucksters here in New York tried to sell little bags of ashes to victims' families, supposedly of their missing kin. ...more

Globalisten Som Kom in Från Kylan

Greg Palast 

"Den har d??mt m?�nniskor till d??den", ber?�ttade v?�rldsbankens f??rre apparatchik f??r mig. Det var som en scen fr?�n Le Carre. Den m?�sterlige gamle agenten kommer in fr?�n kylan, hoppar ??ver till v?�r sida, och under n?�gra timmars debriefing ber?�ttar han om sina minnen av illd?�d beg?�gna f??r en politisk ideologi han nu inser blivit rutten. ...more

Two Symbols of American Capitalist Hegemony

Greg Palast 

There���s two people you ought to know: Greg O���Neill and Clinton Davis. They are exceptionally important because, according to Rana Kabbani, writing in my British sister paper The Guardian, they are "two symbols of American hegemony." ...more

Insane About Asylum

Greg Palast 

George W, of all people, has called for making a few million immigrants into citizens of the US of A. A few of his business buddies have figured out that what comes across the Rio Grande is free ���human capital,��� brown gold. ...more

Quien disparo sobre Argentina?
Las huellas digitales acusan al FMI

Greg Palast 

Pero ?�ste es un caso f?�cil de
investigar. Cerca del cad?�ver todav??a tibio de la econom??a
argentina, el asesino dej?? un arma humeante con las huellas
digitales impresas en ella. El arma homicida se denomina
"Memorando t?�cnico de compromiso", con fecha 5 de
setiembre de 2000. ...more

Who Shot Argentina?
The Finger Prints On the Smoking Gun Read ‘I.M.F.’

Greg Palast 

by Greg Palast

And news this week in South America is that Argentina died, or at least its economy. One in six workers were unemployed even before the beginning of this grim austral winter. Millions more have lost work as industrial production, already down 25% for the year, fell into a coma induced by interest rates which, by one measure, have jumped to over 90% on dollar-denominated borrowings. …more

Amnesty loses face

Greg Palast 

Following a landmark libel case ruling, an investigative journalist has warned other reporters not to put their faith in human rights organisation Amnesty International as a reliable source of stories.
Palast and Barrick ...more