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Zach D. Roberts

Zach D Roberts is an investigative photojournalist who covers far-right extremism and voter suppression in America. He covered the Unite the Right Rally in Chalottesville and his work there helped put four white extremists in jail. He co-produced Greg Palast's films The Best Democracy Money Can Buy and Vigilantes, Inc: America’s Vote Suppression Hitmen (out Fall 2024). Roberts is a Palast Investigative Fund Fellow and Puffin artist grant recipient.

Why were Capitol Rioters Allowed to Leave a Murder Crime Scene?

On January 6, during the riots and the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. a police officer was murdered when he had his head crushed by a fire extinguisher. In the aftermath, it was astonishing that the police did not seal and secure the Capitol and identify, if not arrest, everyone leaving. Why were criminals allowed to simply … READ MORE

MAGA Supporters threaten elected leaders: “We are coming for you!”

FreedomWorks, the organizers of this event at the Southern Cooking restaurant in McDonough, Georgia on December 5th, 2020, is a Koch Brothers-founded organization that was instrumental in pushing the Tea Party back in 2010. The Tea Party, once famous for having its supporters show up at town halls of Republicans heckling them from the right, is having a problem at their own meetings, where members of the die hard MAGA / Stop the Steal crowd. … READ MORE

Kidnapping Plans, Nooses and the Boogaloo Militia

  • by Zach D. Roberts
  • An inside report with comment by Greg Palast

Nine months ago, I sat across the table sharing a pizza and a beer with a man who almost certainly was armed. I asked him, “How do you think tomorrow is going to go?” He replied, “Either nothing’s going to happen or we’re going to… READ MORE