Today, The Palast Investigative Fund has released the names of the 90,000 residents of Las Vegas and Reno (Clark and Washoe counties) purged from voter rolls based on flawed ...more
The two-grand-a-night call girls are wandering lonely and disconsolate through the Wynn casino, victims of the recession. Badpenny, dressed full-on Bond Girl, is losing nickels in the slots and humming Elvis tunes.
Badpennyâ€™s assigned job here is to look good and get information. Sheâ€™s good at her job. A tipsy plaintiffsâ€™ lawyer is telling her, â€œA woman as beautiful as you should be told sheâ€™s beautiful every five minutes.â€ His nose dips slowly toward her cleavage…
Introduction by Razorcakes’ Chris Pepus
If you donâ€™t read Greg Palastâ€™s investigative reports, you donâ€™t know whatâ€™s going on in America. Palast is the journalist who discovered election thefts in the U.S., the real reason behind Bush IIâ€™s invasion of Iraq, and other vital information on the class war that the rich wage every day.
In his new book, Vulturesâ€™ Picnic, Palast presents the inside story of how the financial eliteÂ loots public treasuries and passes the bill on to you. He also writes about recent and upcoming environmental catastrophes. In this excerpt for Razorcake, the Palast team starts investigating the 2010 British Petroleum disaster …more