Who would have ever thought that it would be one lone Democratic Senator that would finally put an end our democratic voting system? The one person, one vote ideal we’ve been trying to achieve in this country. Maybe it’s time now to make Joe Manchin’s name into a verb, as in “Manchining” — as in crippling a structural system of voting. As in … READ MORE
Interviews & Chats
Texas Democrats Walk the Walk in Support of Voting RightsBut will these baby steps be enough to save our democracy?
This week saw fireworks in Texas when Democrats walked out of the House chamber, leaving Republicans high and dry without the quorum they needed to ram through Senate Bill 7, a horrible piece of … READ MORE
Just when you think the world of electioneering couldn’t get more bizarre, armies of Cyber Ninjas and mythical Voting Pandas come to the fore to remind us that they can.
Palast and Rick Smith team up to dissect the crazy. … READ MORE
As President Trump continues to falsely cry foul over the 2020 election results, voter advocacy groups this week filed a lawsuit in Georgia claiming nearly 200,000 voters have been wrongly purged from the voter registration list. MSNBC’s “American Voices” host Alicia Menendez is joined by… READ MORE
Hundreds of thousands of voters have been struck from the voter rolls and they have no idea. There’s no question that this attack on the voter rolls is affecting voters of color and young people. Asian Americans, African Americans, Hispanic voters are being removed by the hundreds of thousands from the voter rolls of America. And this could absolutely change the outcome of … READ MORE
How to Steal Back the Election and Unrig DemocracyDr. Naomi Wolf in conversation with Daniel G. Newman and Greg Palast
Former political advisor to Al Gore and Bill Clinton and author of End of America, Dr. Naomi Wolf talks to fellow authors Daniel G. Newman (Unrig) and Greg Palast (How Trump Stole 2020) about the challenges voters — and the very institution of… READ MORE
LaTosha Brown: They’re constantly skimming votesPalast in conversation with the co-founder of Black Voters Matter
“We’re seeing the same old problems that our community has seen in the past, which we know are all forms of voter suppression,” laments Black Voters Matter co-founder LaTosha Brown. “We’ve got to hold people accountable… And there’s some people that… READ MORE
Election Crimes Bulletin feat. Rev Yearwood and Ralph NaderJim Crow in the Mailbox: Blocking Voters of Color — Fri, Aug 21 at 4.45 PM PT
Join Dennis Bernstein and Palast on Friday for the first in a series of two special Flashpoints Election Crimes Bulletins broadcast on Facebook LIVE. This Friday’s program will explore how voting by mail discriminates against voters of color and will feature special guests Rev. Lennox Yearwood Jr., the founder of Hip Hop Caucus, and Ralph Nader… READ MORE
Yes, We can Bust the Ballot BurglaryKeiser Report: How to protect your mail-in ballot and un-steal the election
22% of all mail-in ballots don’t get counted — that’s according to an MIT study conducted before Trump took office. And the Post Office has always been a problem, even before a Forever Trumper was appointed as Postmaster General. Safest way to vote… READ MORE
With the Forever Trumper as Postmaster General, mailing your ballot in 2020 is playing Russian Roulette with your vote.
It’s very uncomfortable to talk about the deficit of American democracy, that what we have is a mockery, it’s not exactly a democracy when you don’t… READ MORE
November’s presidential election is now just 16 weeks away. In the primaries we saw all sorts of chaos and mayhem — long lines, few polling places, few polling workers — and the worst is yet to come.
Palast’s new book, How Trump Stole 2020, reveals how the fix is in to steal the election — and how we can unfix it.
Roger Stone is not just an impotent tricksterHe's a violent, evil man who had a lot to do with fixing the vote in Florida in 2000
Roger Stone is not just an impotent trickster. He’s a violent, evil man who had a lot to do with fixing the vote in Florida in 2000. George Bush supposedly officially won the presidency by 537 votes in Florida — just 537 votes! But 178,000 ballots were disqualified, considered unreadable. A hundred and seventy-eight thousand!!! These were concentrated in Democratic and Black areas: Jacksonville, Gadsden County, Miami-Dade and Broward.… READ MORE
It’s been a rough primary season, and the presidential election is going to be even worse if thousands of voters can’t vote because their names have been wiped off the rolls. Voters are going to have to learn how to… READ MORE
If we want to ensure our ballots count in November, we’re going to have to learn how to take care of our own vote. Hartmann and Palast discuss the problems with mail-in ballots, the pitfalls of voting in the midst of a pandemic — and how you can… READ MORE
They’re hostile to counting the vote in the US for voters of color and for young people, that’s just the truth. We still have an apartheid vote counting system and they will do everything to get in your way.
There were 7.9 million votes not counted or voters blocked in the 2016 election. That figure is from the US Election Assistance Commission, which keeps track not only of our votes, but … READ MORE
Is the 2020 election already stolen? Can we steal it back? (Yes and hell yes!) Why were 17 million Americans purged from the voter rolls between 2014 and 2016? And why aren’t our elected officials screaming to high heaven about all these vanished voters? What’s a provisional ballot? What’s a residual vote? Do we have a functioning democracy? And should we be more worried about … READ MORE