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Jeremy Scahill, Greg Palast & Big Noise:
From Blackwater to White Power

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Greg Palast 

White Power, Blackwater and the smell of vulture money … get it on this feature length DVD filmed by gonzo videographer Rick Rowley and the Big Noise team.

Donate at least $35 today to support our work and I’ll send you this stunning 4-part documentary—signed, on dvd—featuring Jeremy Scahill, Greg Palast and Big Noise Films.

Dispatches #6 follows Jeremy Scahill’s latest investigation into Blackwater’s role in the Nisur Square massacre, Greg Palast’s hunt of American debt speculators in Liberia, and Big Noise Films’ inside account of the resurgent white power movement in America.   It also includes a special report: a warning from the heart of East St. Louis.

Here’s what you get on Dispatches #6 for your tax-deductible donation:

BLACKWATER’S YOUNGEST VICTIM
Scahill’s exclusive report on the last man standing between Blackwater and impunity for the mercenary company’s role in the massacre of Iraqi civilians in Nisur Square, Iraq.

VULTURES
Palast travels to Liberia to uncover a scam by American debt speculators to take millions from one of the poorest countries on the planet.  But when we showed up to ask them about it at their office in New York, it seemed to have. . . disappeared.

WHITE POWER USA
From skinheads to border militias to the right wing of the “Tea Party Movement”, Big Noise takes a disturbing inside look at the resurgence of white nationalism in America.

EAST SAINT LOUIS
The city that was given up for dead.  Big Noise meets the people fighting against economic corrosion in the Rust Belt.  Can residents of East Saint Louis save their town? Or has it become obsolete—a warning to all American cities facing de-industrialization?

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Dispatches is a new dvd magazine by Big Noise Films and is dedicated to radical investigations, analysis and on the ground video from across the globe.  Big Noise ‘Dispatches’ takes you around the world to look war and crisis in the face, but also to witness a shared struggle for survival and dignity in this time of violence.

The Assassination of Hugo Chavez

Greg Palast 

Reporting from Lago Agrio, Ecuador
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Before The Lord spoke unto Pat Robertson and told him to endorse Rudy Giuliani, family man, for President, the Reverend got a message that higher powers wanted him to arrange a hit on another President:

“Hugo Chavez thinks we’re trying to assassinate him. I think that we really ought to go ahead and do it.”

Robertson has a tough time separating Church and Hate. But when the vicious vicar declared it was time to take out the President of Venezuela, he was simply channeling the wishes of the Supreme Authority, Dick Cheney.

I’m asking you to see the story they don’t want you to see in the USA: from the original investigations filmed for BBC Television, “The Assassination of Hugo”– a special DVD documentary by myself and Rick Rowley. NOT for general release – ONLY available as a gift to donors to the not-for-profit Palast Investigative Fund. Check out the trailer for the film here.
Why must they kill Chavez?

With the help of guerrila cameraman Rick Rowley (“Fourth World War”), I flew to Caracas to get the answer – from Chavez himself. I also talked to the guy who took Chavez hostage in 2002. (I had to wear a wire for that one.)

The answer is right underneath Chavez’ feet. Oil. How much? According to the inside documents that fell into my hands from the Department of Energy – LOTS of oil, five times the reserves of Saudi Arabia.

The DVD includes Chavez himself, in our extended exclusive interviews. We go over the Bush plans – for his oil, and for his “elimination.” Sing along with the crooning champion of the poor – or, as George Bush titles him, “a demagogue awash with oil money.”

Watch the film – from Caracas malls to the oil tankers by helicopter – the story I guarantee you won’t get on the Petroleum Broadcasting System.

PLUS two incredibly important reports: “Ecuador: Oiled and Despoiled” – my journey into the mud for Amy Goodman’s Democracy Now, PLUS “Florida Con Salsa” – the theft of the Presidential Election in Mexico 2006.

Donate at least $50 and I’ll sign’m and send’m to you – or to whomever you designate for the holidays.

Make that donation at least $75 and I’ll also send you, signed, “Assassination” AND “The Elections Files,” my investigations for BBC, from the original report that busted open the phony “felon” purge by Jeb Bush to never-before-released interviews with Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and fired prosecutor David Iglesias on “caging” voters and the scheme to steal the next election.

chavezwithsword.jpgYour tax-deductible donation keeps us digging for “Just The Facts, Ma’am.” I’m writing this in the rain forest in Ecuador, where oil is prevalent as snakes- but more poisonous. We donate our films to Democracy Now. BBC pays for some of our effort – but not the expensive work of investigation. That’s your job. YOU produce our work.

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