BioGreg Palast is an award winning investigative journalist, specializing in news the corporate media refuses to cover. A native of California, he divides his time between New York and London. Palast is the author of the New York Times bestseller The Best Democracy Money Can Buy. Written in a no-holds-barred, in-your-face style, The Best Democracy Money Can Buy is written for anyone who believes that the First Amendment is important enough to use and that democracy cannot be bought. Greg Palast's writings have appeared in The Washington Post, Harper's, and The Nation. He's been a guest on Politically Incorrect, C-SPAN's Washington Journal, and does regular investigative reports for BBC's Newsnight. His long list of awards include Salon.com's 2001 Politics Story of the Year, Guerrilla News Network's Reporter of the Year, and the National Press Club's Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism.
Palast earned his MBS from University of Chicago, where he studied under the tutelage of ultraconservative Nobel Prize winner Milton Friedman.
His fans include filmmaker Michael Moore, and a long list of fellow journalists.
His enemies include the Bush White House, Katherine Harris, the IMF, the WTO and the World Bank.