Stories by Greg Palast

Greg Palast, a Puffin Foundation fellow in investigative reporting, is the author of the New York Times bestseller, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, now a major motion picture. subscribe to Greg Palast's feed

Posted on: May 12, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Kris Kobach is the GOP mastermind behind a secretive system that purged 1.1 million Americans from the voter rolls.

Posted on: Aug 23, 2013, Source: Vice Magazine

If the confidential memo is authentic, then Summers shouldn't be serving on the Fed, he should be serving hard time. Hint: It's authentic.

Posted on: Feb 8, 2013, Source:

The Venezuelan president won't hand over the crude. So the Koch's are pushing for Keystone.

Posted on: Oct 18, 2012, Source: Democracy Now

And helped send the jobs he destroyed to China.

Posted on: Sep 27, 2012, Source: Seven Stories Press

This excerpt from Greg Palast's new book 'Billionaires & Ballot Bandits' reveals the depths that vote suppressors are willing to go.

Posted on: Sep 20, 2012, Source: Seven Stories Press

An excerpt from Greg Palast's new book runs through the electoral dirty tricks we've endured at Rove's hands since the Bush years.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2011, Source: Penguin Books

In this excerpt of investigative journalist Greg Palast's new book "Vulture's Picnic," Palast tracks the mess wrought by the oil industry in Alaska.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2011, Source: Penguin Books

In his new book, journalist Greg Palast talks about his encounter with Etok, an Inupiat Alaskan fighting oil companies and their government backers.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2011, Source:

Stealing oil from Indian reservations, cheating dying workers out of compensation for asbestos-exposure claims, voter-roll purging -- just some of the work of these kingmakers.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2011, Source:

Obama recently asked Congress for a $4 billion loan guarantee for two new nuclear reactors on the Gulf Coast of Texas -- involving Tokyo Electric Power.

Posted on: Feb 15, 2011, Source:

Mr. President, will you stand by your words and tell this renegade, deadly US corporation to pay for the damage they have done?

Posted on: May 6, 2010, Source:

As a fraud investigator hired to dig into Exxon Valdez, I can see that BP's role in the devastation in Alaska is exactly the way BP is now sliming the entire Gulf Coast.

Posted on: Apr 28, 2010, Source:

Arizona Republicans know their party will soon be electoral toast without preventing the exploding number of legal Hispanics from voting.

Posted on: Jan 22, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The Court's decision is far, far more dangerous to U.S. democracy. Think: Manchurian candidates.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2009, Source: AlterNet

I'm biting my nails waiting for the Supreme Court's ruling in 'Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission' -- here's why you should be too.

Posted on: Nov 5, 2009, Source:

It's the latest hit from the same crew that brought you Saddam = 9/11 and its twin chant, Saddam = WMD.

Posted on: Jun 3, 2009, Source:

Stevie the Rat has a sinister plan for GM: grab its worker pension funds to pay off $6 billion in loans to the likes of JP Morgan and Citibank.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2009, Source: Suicide Girls

Maybe John Thain, the guy who demanded $30 million after screwing up Merrill Lynch, should be our Secretary of Treasury.

Posted on: Dec 10, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

Joel Klein is being considered for secretary of education, which would make as much sense for our schools as Michael Brown did for disaster relief.

Posted on: Mar 8, 2007, Source:

In its notorious US Attorney purge, the White House fired an honest prosectuor in Arkansas to be replaced with Timothy Griffin, a former assistant to Karl Rove -- but will allegations of election theft catch up with him?