Thursday, February 21, 2013

How Billionaires Buy Elections

Investigative journalist Greg Palast talks about how to steal an election in 9 easy steps. Based on the book which can be viewed at Billionaires & Ballot Bandits - Google Books.
Source: TalkingStickTV - Greg Palast - Billionaires & Ballot Bandits









David Roberts
Climate Change Is Simple

David Roberts of Grist was born and raised in the South. A revelatory summer working in Yellowstone National Park convinced him that it was not the world but just the part where he lived that sucked, so he moved out West. After several wayward years spent snowboarding and getting an MA in philosophy, he woke up with nothing but a dissertation between him and an arid, cloistered life spent debating minutiae with the world’s other 12 Dewey scholars. So he bailed. A period was spent trudging through the swamp of Seattle tech work, wading past Amazon.com, IMDb.com, and Microsoft, before the fine folks at Grist fell for his devastating good looks in December 2003.

He now spends his free time playing in his new house with his newish sons and his not-so-new but still-wonderful wife. He loves them, loves Seattle, loves Grist, and still, despite himself, loves the internet.
Source: Climate Change Is Simple - David Roberts Remix

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