Abby Martin has taken her groundbreaking work to TelesurEnglish, now called The Empire Files. In this episode titled ‘The Tyrany of Big Oil,’ Abby talks with Greg Palast and Antonia Juhasz. Greg and Antonia delve into Big Oil’s grip on Washington DC and how
Big Easy To Big Empty
A BUZZFLASH INTERVIEW
The White House knew [the levees broke] because the Army Corps of Engineers sent them photographs. Again, I want to emphasize that the White House had the photographs of the levees breaking, and didn’t tell state and local officials who had stopped the evacuation because the hurricane missed New Orleans. Everyone thought they dodged a bullet, but the White House didn’t tell anybody the levees broke and were drowning the city. — Greg Palast
Greg Palast is just unstoppable, and after you watch his remarkable new DVD, “Big Easy to Big Empty: The Drowning of New Orleans,” you’ll understand why.
Just released today: Big Easy to Big Empty DVD– the real story of how the White House drowned New Orleans and holds it underwater today. Donate at least $30 (tax-deductible) to our investigative reporting foundation and I’ll send you, signed, the one-hour-plus broadcast. The DVD includes Amy Goodman and me on New Orleans as the front line of the class war.
On August 22, my producer and I were charged by the Department of Homeland Security with violating anti-terror laws — we upset them for filming the bad guys. While the charges were dropped (whew!) we still have the film — originally made for Democracy Now! and LinkTV.