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Year: 2017

Flashpoints: The Pigs In The Pipeline – And In The White House

Greg Palast on KPFA Flashpoints with Dennis J Bernstein

Last month the Keystone pipeline cracked in South Dakota and dumped hundreds of thousands of gallons of the dirtiest tar sands oil onto a previously pristine prairie. In this episode of Flashpoints we discuss how this burst came about when there were supposed to be foolproof ...more

New-TrumpStolelt, Post-Election Edition
Of "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy" Available Now!

Greg Palast 

The massive success of our film, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy ”” which was first released two months BEFORE the 2016 election and predicted Trump would win (and how!) ”” has led to demands from NAACP, ACLU, Transformative Justice Coalition for an update. This post-election edition is subtitled: The Case of the Stolen Election.

Over TWO MILLION have seen the original version of our film ”” and it’s had one hell of an impact: The NAACP and League of Women Voters have sued the ...more

Wilbur Ross: Heart of Coal

Greg Palast 

I’ve met Trump’s billionaire Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, the one who forgot to sell his tanker partnership with the Russians before being sworn into office ”” a venture with Putin’s son-in-law, no less ”” as revealed by ...more

Do I have to set my hat on fire?

Greg Palast 

Do I have to set my hat on fire to get America’s attention? I released a movie last year, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, that told exactly how Trump and his billionaire buddies ...more

Crosscheck Overwhelmingly Purges Legitimate Voters, New Study Finds
Researchers From Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Penn, and Microsoft Independently Corroborate Our Work

Greg Palast 

Hall-Trump-elujah! Profs finally back up what I’ve been screaming for years. The Kobach-Trump Crosscheck program is the Alt-Right Godzilla of voter suppression.

One Person, One Vote ”” Crosscheck Study

“We find that one of Crosscheck’s proposed purging strategies would eliminate about 300 registrations used to cast a seemingly legitimate vote for every one registration used to cast a double vote.”

And even that 1 in 300, say the profs from Stanford, Harvard, Penn, Yale and Microsoft, is probably just clerical error. …more

I Went To School With The Vegas Shooter

Greg Palast 

[Los Angeles] When we were at Francis Polytechnic High in Sun Valley, Steve Paddock and I were required to take electrical shop class. At Poly and our junior high, we were required to take metal shop so we could work the drill presses at the GM plant. We took drafting. Drafting like in "blueprint drawing." ...more