Who is stealing election? Greg Palast investigates the billionaires and ballot bandits who are trying to steal your vote. Learn more and take action!. When Donald Trump says, “This election is rigged”-he should know. His buddies are rigging it. Rolling Stone investigative reporter Greg Palast busted Jeb Bush. The Best Democracy Money Can Buy has ratings and reviews. Cwn_annwn_13 said: Among other things you get great stuff from Palast as he.
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Please open wide and swallow the economic medicine, it will definitely kill your economy. Jeff Maziarek, author of Codi’s Journey.
Democracy is the best system of governance Thanks for telling us about the problem. This is modern day colonialism.
Particularly with the Florida election inthis tome contains the stories that should have been headline news but weren’t. I hope he’s right. I really didn’t know if I was going to be able to make it through this book. Moneh a depressing read, but funny in parts in that holy-shit-we’re-all-screwed kind of way.
Jun 29, JF William rated it it was amazing.
But the examples he uses are often talking with people to feeble to think or to know what is going on. I think the world need more Palasts to help us deal with our learned helplessness.
While I trust this reporter’s facts because they match up with information I’ve gleaned from other reputable sources, I do not appreciate his cutesy banter and name calling though deserved which undermine his credibility.
October in a horrifying election year seemed the perfect time to read it and, sure enough, some of the names from political disgrace 15 years ago are in the news yet still. I wish there was more of it because there’s absolutely no question the hanging chads of yesteryear are still dangling over us today.
Jan 23, Drew Pyke rated it really liked it. While Palast, who beest been on these kinds of issues since before has done a lot of investigating, there is something about what he says of the way he says it that undercuts his message.
Corporations are successful due to all their collective hard work and customer focus If it wasn’t for that I may have given this book five stars. Bush’s payoffs to corporate cronies, the payola behind Hillary Clinton, and the faux energy crisis.
It’s been awhile since I read this, and if I read this nowadays I might not be so generous with the stars – but this book truly opened my eyes to, first of all how Cheney stole the election, and also Exxon’s crimes against Alaskan natives. All are equally disgusting looks at how our government is ran by a bunch of filthy-rich assholes who joney united under the common goal pakast increasing their wealth and the wealth of all their jackass friends at the expense of their constituents and countries who foolishly trust their agenda.
Harris Harris II Thhe v. General election results Florida results. But the parts about Florida handing the election to Bush are pretty damning. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. This chapter mmoney a little, middle of the last decade Start your free trial.
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy by Greg Palast
Demystifying the complex ways that Gov. This excitingcollection, now revised and updated, brings together some of Palast’s most powerful writing of the past decade. Jul 26, Deb Readerbuzz Nance rated it liked it. Finally, after all that talk Palast really starts the movie at roughly the 30 minute mark with a history of the Koch family, and how they initially stole moneey money from the Indians, Native Americans, and how they had the help of Bob Dole to do that.
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Matt my mooney co-worker at the day care gave it to me when I left staff. Whether this is true is for the reader to decided, but it certainly is backed up by similiar findings in “Confessions of an Economic Hit Man”. Dec 31, Lauren rated it it was amazing. Read, learn, join, holler, act. Very interesting in regards to some of the closed-door dealings outlined in the book.
In another chapter, he goes after Pat Robertson and Pepsi Cola among others. Overall, though, the book is very much an eye-opener and lends credence to the broad accusations leveled at many public figures.
The Best Democracy Money Can Buy
The same goes for international organisations that mainly serve as a means to save US domination of international markets. Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles. I don’t know about you, but I’m starting today. Feb 23, Matt rated it it was ok Shelves: Fernando Henrique CardosoChristopher Hitchens. He goes for this over the top almost cheap way of putting things, probably so as to highlight the sleazy way government and buisness get into bed together, but I writhe whenever I read it.
Jun 02, Ken rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Reserve Board was being grilled by Sen. Lists with This Book.
But ultimately, it doesn’t matter because Gore was a crappy candidate. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go.
Pages with related products. It might have been 20 years ago, but there is too much going on and it goes to quick to really explain well the issues that he is trying to cast light on, and he spends too much time looking at the wrong issues with the wrong people. This movie is not really entertaining or funny.