Tag: The Koch Brothers

The Dangers In The Blow-Up Over Cambridge Analytica, Trump’s Computer Gurus

Greg Palast 

There are two dangers in the media howl over Trump’s computer gurus Cambridge Analytica, the data-driven psy-ops company founded by billionaire brown-shirts, the Mercer Family.

The story is that Cambridge Analytica, once directed by Steve Bannon, by shoplifting Facebook profiles to bend your brain, is some unique “bad apple” of the cyber world. …more

Robert Parry RIP:
A Reporter Outcast In His Own Land

Greg Palast 


Bob Parry has died. He was a giant… The reporter who uncovered the Iran-Contra scandal. Instead of a Pulitzer, he was fired by the AP.

Then fired by Bloomberg and Newsweek for more reports.

And, 30 years ago, he convinced me to take on two unknown and dangerous brothers: the Kochs. He exposed them in Nation Magazine — which he told me led Nation to fire him.

In the end, he simply printed his own reports in his Consortium News.

He received high accolades abroad — including Britain’s Martha Gellhorn award. But this great American reporter was a prophet outcast in his own land. …more