Palasts old-style gum-shoe detective work to dig out the info on the War on Terror, greed- dripping schemes to seize little nations with lots of oil, the hidden program to steal the 2008 election, and the media biases that keep it unreported are the meat and bones of this BBC television reporters new book. Armed Madhouse is illustrated with dozens of documents marked secret and confidential that have walked out of file cabinets and fallen into Palasts hands.
You wont find Palast in The New York Times (except its bestseller list), but you will read his reports on the hottest Web sites worldwide, hear him regularly on Air America and the Pacifica radio networks, and see his stories reappearing as the basis for Eminems hit video Mosh, Michael Moores Fahrenheit 9/11, and sampled by a dozen of todays top platinum rock artists. BACKCOVER: The greatest investigative journalist in America. ALAN CHARTOCK, NATIONAL PUBLIC RADIO The type of investigative reporter you dont see anymorea cross between Sam Spade and Sherlock Holmes. JIM HIGHTOWER Courageous reporting. MICHAEL MOORE Upsets all the right people! NOAM CHOMSKY...Continua