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Why are Greg Palast and Jesse Jackson Suing Kris Kobach?

Zach D Roberts | Nation of Change

Anyone following my and Greg Palast’s work will likely already know the answer. For the last four years we’ve been on the trail of Kobach and his voter purge lists – so after dozens of FOIA’s, thousands of miles of on the road and more airline miles than Trump has racked up going to ...more

Bernie and Jesse join hands
to take on Trump’s Vote Thief-in-Chief

Greg Palast 

[Dateline: Chicago]  “Why would somebody say a crazy statement like that?” Bernie had his arms spread like gull wings, fingers scribbling facts in the air.

“Why” was not really a question.

Watch this five-minute video of Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rev. Jesse Jackson and their alliance to take on Kris Kobach, the Dr. Moriarty of vote suppression.

In Jesse Jackson’s private ministry office, the Reverend and I had just laid out President Trump’s claim that 3 million Americans were …more

Jesse Jackson calls for ‘Right of Return’ for Katrina Survivors

Greg Palast 

On Sunday, January 8th, Reverend Jesse Jackson attacked Republican plans to buy up and eliminate African-American neighborhoods in New Orleans. In a press conference at the Sheraton Hotel in New York, Jackson decried what he considers a systematic program by the Washington Administration to turn "survivors" into a permanent Diaspora of refugees denied both their homes and the political power of their concentrated votes in the city. ...more