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No Longer Blocked by Facebook. See Greg Palast's Facebook Page Saturday

I believe the title encapsulates the major announcements of the evening. Facebook is now allowing my blog to be posted on its site’s pages. Look for a link to my resignation-letter post on… 123 more words

Classism

Why is Facebook Blocking My Blog? A New Mini-Series

I’m still trying to find out why my blog is blocked from being linked on Facebook. On the chance that there was some malware problem on WordPress, I reported the issue there. 322 more words

Media

Resignation: Re-post and Updates

Hi, everyone. I’d like to provide some updates and re-publish yesterday’s open letter of resignation protesting class bias in admissions at Washington University in St. Louis.  2,433 more words

Classism

Republican Electoral Victory and the Necessity of Voter Suppression

There are a number of reasons as to why the Democratic Party lost control of the Senate in the 2014 midterm elections, most of them structural. 1,425 more words

Greg Palast: From White Sheets to Spreadsheets

Meet the New Jim Crow. Fifty years ago, African-Americans were kept from the polls by the threat of beatings and lynchings. Today, Jim Crow has traded in his white sheets for spreadsheets.

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Constitutional Rights

Obama Can End Argentina's Debt Crisis with a PenThe President has the Constitutional power to pluck vulture-fund billionaire Paul Singer. Obama hasn't. Why not?

By Greg Palast

The “vulture” financier now threatening to devour Argentina can be stopped dead by a simple note to the courts from Barack Obama. But the president, while officially supporting Argentina, has not done this one thing that could save Buenos Aires from default. 339 more words

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Syriza Party Wins Elections in Greece + Trojan Hearse: Greek Elections and the Euro Leper Colony by Greg Palast

Dandelion Salad

Radical-leftist Syriza party wins elections in Greece – exit polls

RT on Jan 25, 2015

Greek radical-leftist party, Syriza, has won between 35.5 and 39.5 percent of the vote in the national parliamentary election, leaving the country’s ruling New Democracy party more than 10 per cent behind, the exit-polls revealed.

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