Stories by Greg Palast

Greg Palast is the author of the new book, Millionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps, including a comic book by Ted Rall and an introduction by Robert F. Kennedy Jr. (7 Stories Press, 2012). View Palast's reports for BBC TV and Democracy Now! at  subscribe to Greg Palast's feed

Posted on: Jul 21, 2006, Source:

The NAACP never expected much from George Bush, and his speech at its convention did nothing to change that.

Posted on: Jun 22, 2006, Source: AlterNet

CBS canned Rather for his reporting on Bush's questionable military service -- but the BBC had already told that story to millions.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Did the U.S. invade Iraq to tap its oil reserves or to make sure they stayed under the sand?

Posted on: Jul 14, 2005, Source: AlterNet

As Karl Rove chuckles and Judy does time, what are Miller and The New York Times doing: protecting a source or covering up their conduit to the Bush gang's machinery of deception?

Posted on: Mar 17, 2005, Source:

A BBC investigation reveals a major policy battle between the neoconservatives and Big Oil over the future of Iraqi oil – long before the 9/11 attacks.

Posted on: Jan 12, 2005, Source:

Lost in the folly of the 'CBS Report' – and the subsequent purges – is the fact that the story behind it is the truth.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2004, Source: AlterNet

If you look at presidential debates the way the media plays it, as something akin to Olympic figure skating, where you score for the competitor's style, you could say Kerry won. But did <i>we</i> win anything?

Posted on: Sep 20, 2004, Source:

The CBS news anchor's experience is likely to reaffirm the fear that stops other reporters in the U.S. press from taking on the Bush administration lest it harm their careers.

Posted on: Sep 3, 2004, Source: AlterNet

It starts with an invasion of our Social Security trust fund.

Posted on: Aug 11, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Will the gang that fixed Florida fix the vote in Venezuela where Hugo Chavez is expected to win this Sunday?

Posted on: Jun 20, 2004, Source: AlterNet

One million black votes didn't count in the 2000 presidential election; this year it could be worse.

Posted on: Apr 29, 2004, Source: The Nation

On October 29, 2002, George W. Bush signed the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Hidden behind its apple-pie-and-motherhood name lies a nasty civil rights time bomb.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Why does former Secretary of State James Baker, now a lobbyist for the oil industry, have an office in the White House? The answer is in the State Department's secret 'Iraq Strategy' paper.

Posted on: Jan 28, 2004, Source:

The Hutton Inquiry let the Blair government off the hook and trained its guns on the real enemy: independent journalism.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2003, Source: AlterNet

To get around the wee issue that Bush has no legal authority to mess with Iraq's debt, the White House has crafted a neat little subterfuge.

Posted on: Oct 4, 2003, Source: AlterNet

If Arnold wins, it's hasta la vista baby, to the $9 billion owed to the state of California by Enron and the other electricity barons.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2003, Source:

The suggestion by French diplomats that, if the US invaded Iraq to bring democracy, then why not allow Iraqis to vote, has got Thomas Friedman's brain a-boilin'.

Posted on: Aug 18, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The tale of the Brits who swiped 800 jobs from New York, carted off $90 million and turned off our lights.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2003, Source:

This excerpt from Palast's bestselling book explains why the media did not expose Jeb Bush's manipulation of the Florida voter rolls.

Posted on: Jun 24, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Well, actually, he's not. How the American media distorted events in Venezuela beyond all recognition is clear to one who reported from there.