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But Syria’sly, Folks!

Greg Palast 

The New York Times today reported that, at the meeting of nations on the Mideast’s future held in Sharm El Sheik, Egypt, Syrian foreign minister Farouk al-Sharaa criticized the US occupation of Iraq. …more

Republican Challenges Presidental Election Based on Exit Polls

Greg Palast 

from the New York Times

An international election observer mission – from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe, the European Parliament, the NATO Parliamentary Assembly and the Council of Europe – released a preliminary report on Monday declaring that the election did not meet democratic standards. …more

Kerry Won
Here are The Facts

Greg Palast 

A special Greg Palast Investigation for TomPaine.com

I know you don’t want to hear it. You can’t face one more hung chad. But I don’t have a choice. As a journalist examining that messy sausage called American democracy, it’s my job to tell you who got the most votes in the deciding states. Tuesday, in Ohio and New Mexico, it was John Kerry. …more

An Election Spoiled Rotten

Greg Palast 

It's not even Election Day yet, and the Kerry-Edwards campaign is already down by a almost a��million votes. That's because, in important states like Ohio, Florida and New Mexico, voter names have been systematically removed from the rolls and��absentee ballots have been overlooked���overwhelmingly in minority areas, like��Rio Arriba County,��New Mexico, where Hispanic voters have a 500 percent greater chance of their vote being "spoiled." Investigative journalist Greg Palast reports on the trashing of the election. ...more

BBC Report Sparks Florida Vote Storm

Greg Palast 

Washington, DC, Oct. 27 (UPI) -- A British Broadcasting Corporation report has unleashed a political storm over suggestions that the Bush campaign in Florida may be planning to disrupt voting in the state's black neighborhoods. ...more