This week, Trump-appointed judges permanently barred the NAACP from suing government voting rights violators. Only the government itself may to sue to stop government itself from committing gross racial vote suppression. If you think that’s crazy, … READ MORE
Osage Nation Principal Chief Geoffrey Standing Bear is officially designated “incompetent” by the US Bureau of Indian Affairs — though he is one of Oklahoma’s top trial lawyers. Here, the chief shows me the thick official book that lists him as “incompetent,” unable to handle his own affairs — along with other “incompetent” Osage who graduated from Stanford and … READ MORE
This week, director Martin Scorsese releases his film Killers of the Flower Moon: the true story of the mass murder of Osage Native Americans and the plot to steal the tribe’s oil wealth. But the story doesn’t end when the credits roll. For the past 27 years, I have been reporting on what happened afterwards. My documentary Long Knife – produced by George DiCaprio – recounts… READ MORE
The Osage of Oklahoma were the richest people on the planet.
Until they killed them.
For their oil.
Long Knife is an investigation I have worked on quietly for 27 years.
And now I’m finally able to give you… READ MORE
Can This Anti-Mafia RICO Law REALLY Stop Trump?
Palast discusses Fani Willis’ case against Donald Trump with Thom Hartmann
The first count of Fani Willis’ indictment is for Violation of the Georgia RICO Act — that’s the state’s anti-racketeering law. All 19 defendants have been charged with … READ MORE
Just read through Fani Willis’ RICO indictment. I worked with the Department of Justice on the very first billion-dollar white-collar RICO case in 1988, and also did a Georgia RICO investigation shortly thereafter, so I know the US and Georgia law well. Willis’ case is even stronger than Jack Smith’s — though a state conviction can’t… READ MORE
Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has just announced another “cleansing” of the voter rolls. This time a total of 191,473 voters are set to be purged. Congratulations to Raffensperger for cleaning the voter rolls whiter than white. We’re going back down to… READ MORE
Bill McKibben and I speak today at the Colors of Ostrava Festival; I’m on at 7pm Czech time. My host, John Perkins (Confessions of an Economic Hitman) suggests I stop on the way from the airport at Auschwitz. My family has already visited. Never returned. Maybe I’ll just … READ MORE
There’s no way you’d been reading this – and I could not write this – if it weren’t for affirmative action. And there’s no way on earth I could have gotten accepted to fancy-ass schools—without affirmative action. Because I flunked basic… READ MORE
Paul Singer funded SCOTUS case that gutted Voting Rights Act
Justice Alito was the surprise deciding vote
The media missed the big one in the story about how Paul “The Vulture” Singer hooked Justice Samuel Alito. Singer’s big case, in which he invested millions, was Shelby v. Holder. Alito was the surprise deciding vote that destroyed the Voting Rights Act, Singer’s priority, key to GOP power… READ MORE
Yesterday it was reported that Paul “The Vulture” Singer flew Justice Samuel Alito on a private jet to Alaska for a luxury fishing vacation in early 2008. Singer subsequently had multiple cases before the Supreme Court — including, significantly, his vulture attack on Argentina, which forced the nation into default. Here’s the real story… READ MORE