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'The Great Invisible': A Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill Documentary Poses Unanswered Questions About Our Oil Addiction

John J. Berger | Posted 06.12.2016 | Green
John J. Berger

The story of the BP Deepwater Horizon is a cautionary tale about the dangers of offshore drilling to people and the environment. It was the nation's worst oil spill and filmmaker Margaret Brown is right to revisit this tragedy in her recently released documentary.

Why I Shall Become an American

Robin Koerner | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics
Robin Koerner

Sometime toward the end of this year, I shall become an American citizen. A few of my European friends look confused when they realize that I go around the world expounding the importance of liberty -- and yet choose to live in the U.S.

Democracy on the Ballot

Joe Lauria | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Joe Lauria

The news media tends to concentrate on the more dramatic horserace rather than the complicated issues surrounding how the winner will be determined. But the public is evidently interested.

The Most Terrifying Book a Democrat Could Read

Don C. Reed | Posted 11.24.2012 | Books
Don C. Reed

President Obama could win the election in terms of people showing up to vote for him -- but still lose the election -- if enough citizens are denied their right to vote.

'Green News Report' - March 6, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.06.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Iran war ta...

An Alternate Ending To HP, A Prop 8 Play And More

Posted 09.21.2011 | Home

An Alternate Ending To Harry Potter? A British journalist Greg Palast posted on his blog this week that due to his "close friendship" with J.K. Row...

Green News Report: December 21, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport. The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The Planet ...

Palin's Oily Lies Drip from the Pages of Going Rogue

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Alaska's willingness to do business with Exxon was like having your parents rent the basement to the guy who date raped you on prom night. Now Palin is claiming victory for the people of Alaska? Reality Deficit Disorder, now in book form.

Economic Hit Men and the Next Drowning of New Orleans

Greg Palast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Palast

Ivor van Heerden is the professor who warned the levees of New Orleans were ready to blow -- months and years before Katrina did the job. For being right, he was rewarded with ... getting fired.

Yelling "FIRE!" in an Empty Theater

John Wellington Ennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Wellington Ennis

I encourage everyone to freely review all speech from everywhere, and then reach their own independent, informed decisions about how big of an embarrassment John Ziegler really is.

Obama's "Way-to-Go, Brownie!" Moment?

Greg Palast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Palast

You'd think the studious Senator from Illinois would avoid repeating the Bush regime's horror show of unqualified appointments, of picking politicos over professionals. But here we go again.

Vote for Him -- Because He's Black

Greg Palast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Palast

I'm going to say something that I know the Obama campaign will just hate; but that many others are feeling but won't say out loud. We must vote for Barack Obama because he's Black.

Arc of Darkness

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

The only ray of hope that will overwhelm flagrant attempts to render democracy dead and inert forever, is for a pro-democratic revolution in a massive turnout of Americans demanding their right to vote.

7 Ways to Steal Back Your Vote

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Greg Palast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Greg Palast

You can have all the paper ballots in the world, but if you don't demand to look at them, publicly, in a recount, you might as well mark them with invisible ink. Democracy requires vigilance.

If Democracy Is Denied

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

The sheer momentum of the Obama-Biden ticket has triggered frantic and massive Republican vote-rigging operations in key battleground states designed ...

How to Stop the Rigging of Election '08

Sarah van Gelder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sarah van Gelder

The issues of ACORN and voter fraud are a smokescreen designed to cover a much more serious issue with a long and ugly history: the suppression of the vote of groups that tend to vote Democratic.

Exclusive Interview: Voting Experts Bobby Kennedy and Greg Palast on How to "Steal Back Your Vote!"

M.S. Bellows, Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
M.S. Bellows, Jr.

In an exclusive interview, the two men explain at breakneck pace what they're afraid of this year and what they hope voters will do to make sure the 2008 election is fair, open, and small-d democratic.

BBC report: will the GOP steal another election?

Greg Palast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Greg Palast

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and I have been following the Rove-arian tactics of vote theft for years, frankly we're tired of covering it after the election. This year we're telling you how they're doing it beforehand.