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Greg Palast

Greg Palast (Rolling Stone, Guardian, BBC) is the author of The New York Times bestsellers, Armed Madhouse, Billionaires & Ballot Bandits and the book and documentary, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy. His latest film is Vigilante: Georgia's Vote Suppression Hitman Palast is currently working on a new documentary Long Knife, exposing the Koch Brothers' theft of Osage oil, to be released in 2024. Support The Palast Investigative Fund and keep our work alive. Become a monthly Contributor. Subscribe to Palast's Newsletter GregPalast.com

Putin’s Invasion Foretold

Pay attention to Putin’s own words. On July 12, 2021, months before his tanks rolled, Putin issued a detailed statement of his casus belli, his justification for total seizure of Ukraine, not just the Donbas, in a 21-page-long essay, “On the Historical Unity of Russians and Ukrainians.” No one should speak of this war unless they have read this, Putin’s Mein Kampf. The meandering screed boils down to… READ MORE

Richard Belzer (1944-2023)

Actor and comedian Richard Belzer, who is best know for his roles in Homicide: Life on the Street and Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, died on Sunday at his home in France, age 78. Belzer fought injustice on screen and off, and made a cameo appearance with his Law & Order partner Ice-T in our 2016 film, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy. Belzer was a kind soul, a nonstop … READ MORE

The Words That Could Convict Trump

“It’s in front of him” may be the words that finally send Donald Trump to the hoosegow. The focus of Fulton County District Attorney, Fani Willis’ Grand Jury investigation was on the scheme to present a fraudulent slate of Electors to Congress. And, according to the January 6th Committee report, RNC Chair Ronna McDaniel sent an “elector recap” memo to… READ MORE

The Secret History of a Riot

The 800-page gorilla of a report from the House Select Committee to Investigate the January 6 Attack on the Capitol seems strangely silent on a few matters that, apparently, were a bit too uncomfortable for the Committee to take on.

So, buckle up for a discomfiting ride with… READ MORE

Darkness and Thanks

I want to let you in on something personal. Kind of rare for me.
Today felt really dark.
The press has been celebrating the “record voter turnout” in Georgia. But I know the terrible truth: Voter turnout plummeted by a million votes.

Why does it matter, and why do I care?… READ MORE

Raphael Warnock’s in real trouble

[Dec 1, 2022: Atlanta, GA] Don’t be fooled by the record long lines of Black voters. Here’s the real story. Two years ago Warnock won his Senate runoff only because he got three-quarters of a million mail-in votes — winning the mail-in vote by more than 2-to-1. So, within weeks of his victory… READ MORE