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Greg Palast

Greg Palast

Born in Los Angeles in 1952, Greg Palast worked as a government consultant and an investigator for labor unions before turning to journalism full time. A self described "reporting investigator" as opposed to an investigative journalist, he became a writer in order to alert a wider public to abuses he saw committed by governments, corporations, politicians and lobbyists. For years Palast wrote a column for the Guardian called "Inside Corporate America," and his articles have appeared in magazines and journals including The Nation, Harper's and In These Times. Palast's 2002 bestseller The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, which covered in detail the fiasco of President Bush's victory in Florida in 2000, appeared in 2002 and served as the basis for his documentary film Bush Family Fortunes. His latest film, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: a Tale of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits, based on the his best-selling book about Donald Trump and voter suppression, was released in September.

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Greg Palast

Greg Palast

Born in Los Angeles in 1952, Greg Palast worked as a government consultant and an investigator for labor unions before turning to journalism full time. A self described "reporting investigator" as opposed to an investigative journalist, he became a writer in order to alert a wider public to abuses he saw committed by governments, corporations, politicians and lobbyists. For years Palast wrote a column for the Guardian called "Inside Corporate America," and his articles have appeared in magazines and journals including The Nation, Harper's and In These Times. Palast's 2002 bestseller The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, which covered in detail the fiasco of President Bush's victory in Florida in 2000, appeared in 2002 and served as the basis for his documentary film Bush Family Fortunes. His latest film, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy: a Tale of Billionaires and Ballot Bandits, based on the his best-selling book about Donald Trump and voter suppression, was released in September.

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By Greg Palast, Truthout | News Analysis

(Photo: <a href= SEIU International / flickr) " src="http://truth-out.org/images/VRA_thumb.jpg" height="76" width="76" />

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By Greg Palast, Vice Magazine | Report

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By Greg Palast, Seven Stories Press | Book Excerpt

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