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Kris Kobach’s Brilliant Chess Move

Greg Palast 

Progressives are always looking for a "victory," a pony hiding in the horseshit. We saw this when most states claimed to reject Kris Kobach’s request to turn over their voter rolls. In fact, governors were lying (Mississippi and Louisiana) or too ignorant (Virginia) to ...more

New-TrumpStolelt, Post-Election Edition
Of "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy" Available Now!

Greg Palast 

The massive success of our film, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy ”” which was first released two months BEFORE the 2016 election and predicted Trump would win (and how!) ”” has led to demands from NAACP, ACLU, Transformative Justice Coalition for an update. This post-election edition is subtitled: The Case of the Stolen Election.

Over TWO MILLION have seen the original version of our film ”” and it’s had one hell of an impact: The NAACP and League of Women Voters have sued the ...more

Do I have to set my hat on fire?

Greg Palast 

Do I have to set my hat on fire to get America’s attention? I released a movie last year, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, that told exactly how Trump and his billionaire buddies ...more

Crosscheck Overwhelmingly Purges Legitimate Voters, New Study Finds
Researchers From Stanford, Harvard, Yale, Penn, and Microsoft Independently Corroborate Our Work

Greg Palast 

Hall-Trump-elujah! Profs finally back up what I’ve been screaming for years. The Kobach-Trump Crosscheck program is the Alt-Right Godzilla of voter suppression.

One Person, One Vote ”” Crosscheck Study

“We find that one of Crosscheck’s proposed purging strategies would eliminate about 300 registrations used to cast a seemingly legitimate vote for every one registration used to cast a double vote.”

And even that 1 in 300, say the profs from Stanford, Harvard, Penn, Yale and Microsoft, is probably just clerical error. …more

Unsealed Kobach Docs Shed More Light On Tactics
For Trump's War On Voting Rights

Greg Palast 

Kobach memos unsealed.

On Friday, August 6, thanks to a lawsuit filed by the ACLU, a federal judge unsealed two documents relating to Kris Kobach’s proposed amendments to the National Voter Registration Act (a.k.a. the “motor-voter law”).

The first document was a memo that Kobach brought to a meeting with President-elect Trump in November 2016, which was partially exposed during a photo op and revealed that Kobach wants to “stop aliens from voting” by drafting amendments to the National Voter Registration Act “to promote proof of citizenship requirements.” The second unsealed document offers more insight into precisely how Kobach intends to do this. …more