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Greg Palast has been called the "most important investigative reporter of our time -- up there with Woodward and Bernstein" (The Guardian). Palast has broken front-page stories for BBC Television Newsnight,… Read more

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BP and the Three Stooges Defense

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Although US District Judge Carl Barbier found BP liable for “gross negligence” last week, some U media failed to mention that he let BP off the hook on punitive damages And that stuns me, given that the record seems to identify enough smoking guns to roast a sizable pigU District Judge Carl Barbier let BP off the hook on punitive damages last week, which stuns me, given that the record seems to identify enough smoking guns to roast a sizable pig .

Lap Dancers, the CIA, Payoffs and BP’s Deepwater Horizon

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Four years ago this Sunday, the Deepwater Horizon blowout incinerated 11 men and poisoned 600 miles of Gulf coastline. What political fairy dust allows BP to remain virtually immune from the consequences?Four years ago today, the Deepwater Horizon blowout incinerated 11 men and poisoned 600 miles of Gulf coastline. What political fairy dust allows BP to remain virtually immune from the consequences?

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Greg Palast has been called the "most important investigative reporter of our time -- up there with Woodward and Bernstein" (The Guardian). Palast has broken front-page stories for BBC Television Newsnight, The Guardian, The Nation, Rolling Stone and Harper's Magazine.

Palast is the author of the New York Times best-sellers "Billionaires & Ballot Bandits," "Armed Madhouse" and "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy" and the highly acclaimed "Vultures' Picnic," named Book of the Year 2012 on BBC Newsnight Review.

Palast's best- selling book, "The Best Democracy Money Can Buy," has recently been made into a documentary.

His books have been translated into two dozen languages.

Palast is known for complex undercover investigations spanning five continents, from the Arctic to the Amazon, from Caracas to California, using the skills he learned over two decades as a top investigator of corporate fraud.

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