[Nov 6, 2022: Atlanta, GA] Let me break the bad news: Absentee ballots voted in Georgia have PLUNGED by A MILLION VOTES — from 1.2 million just before the 2020 election to a paltry 0.2 million, an 83% drop. Why? Because under Gov. Brian Kemp’s new law SB202, mail-in balloting has become insanely difficult, requiring… READ MORE
[Oct 1, 2021: New York] Human rights lawyer Steven Donziger was sentenced to six months in prison today for contempt of court. For the first time in US history in such a case, he was prosecuted not by the US Justice Department, but by a private attorney who worked for Chevron. He received the maximum sentence for… READ MORE
Why We Occupy, my talk for Pacifica Radio, is my detailed J’accuse against the 1%. It’s as fresh and relevant today as 10 years ago — a summary of eight of my most crucial investigations into the war between Them and Us. And to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the start of Occupy Wall Street’s occupation of Zuccotti Park, in New York’s financial district, we’re offering … READ MORE
I will not let them put Steven Donziger behind bars without raising hellPalast and supporters of the rights lawyer speak at the #FreeDonziger rally in LA
This is the first ever case in which we have a corporation acting as a criminal prosecutor — a prosecution that is blatant retaliation for a successful lawsuit against them. This, by itself, is deeply, deeply, dangerous. And if you think I take this personally … READ MORE
Pamela Reardon wants to stop Tamara Horne from voting. Reardon of Marietta, Georgia who is running for Vice-Chair of the state Republican Party, has filed a legal challenge to Horne’s vote — one of 32,379 voters in Cobb County Reardon has challenged under a little-noticed provision of… READ MORE
The Big Purge: 364,000 Voters Disqualified in GeorgiaHow one woman challenged eligibility of 32,000 voters
This week on Brian Ross Investigates, investigative reporter Greg Palast takes on Georgia’s new election law, asking how this one local Republican party official was able to personally challenge the eligibility of some 32,000 voters. … READ MORE
The “mind-boggling” hidden threat in Georgia’s restrictive new voting law364,000 votes in jeopardy from little-noticed provision of SB 202
How do you think the election in Georgia would have played out, or how do you think the election in Georgia next year will play out, if the Republican party is successful in throwing 364,000 Georgia voters — largely people of color — off the voting rolls? In this … READ MORE
I can’t make this up. The state of Georgia passed a law this week, HB 531, that outlaws handing out pizza slices and water to voters waiting for hours to vote.
But Georgia’s Republican Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger objected to the law because, he said, his office had already ruled that pizza… READ MORE
For those of you who wanted to see Donald Trump skedaddled from the White House, this is the week you should be celebrating Thanksgiving giving thanks to Indigenous peoples for giving
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For those of you who wanted to see Donald Trump skedaddled from the White House, this is the week you should be celebrating Thanksgiving giving thanks to Indigenous peoples for giving… READ MORE
[November 19th, 2020, Atlanta, GA] The fight over what’s left of the soul of the Republican Party has moved from Washington DC to Georgia with the far right continuing to rally for Trump.
When I first drove by the rally, a Christian white nationalist and anti-immigrant named… READ MORE
How Trump Stole 2020: A Facebook LIVE Event — previewing Palast’s new book, which reveals how Trump’s already got the November election in the bag, featuring exclusive reports from the scene of the crime. Hosted by Thom Hartmann and incl. interviews with Barbara Arnwine, Lee Camp, Nomi Prins, David Cay Johnston, Dennis Bernstein, Cary Harrison, Josh Fox & more!
There’s a fascinating history to what Joe Madison calls “James Crow, Esq., voting suppression” — and that history tells us what we can do to