Garrett Ordower

Garrett Ordower is an investigative journalist based in New York. His work has appeared in The Nation, Chicago's Daily Herald and the Beacon News.

The Loan Shark Lobby The Loan Shark Lobby

With Democrats in control of Congress, prospects for regulating subprime lenders have improved. But don't hold your breath.

Mar 29, 2007 / Editorial / Garrett Ordower

KBR’s $400 Million Iraq Question KBR’s $400 Million Iraq Question

Did the Pentagon's biggest Iraq contractor violate military policy by hiring Blackwater and other private military companies?

Mar 12, 2007 / Feature / Jeremy Scahill and Garrett Ordower

From Whitewater to Blackwater From Whitewater to Blackwater

Blackwater USA has a new attorney to defend it against a wrongful death lawsuit by families of four contractors killed in Iraq: Kenneth Starr.

Oct 26, 2006 / Feature / Jeremy Scahill and Garrett Ordower

The Dot-Degree Boom The Dot-Degree Boom

Thanks to aggressive recruiting tactics and a complaisant Congress, online enrollments at the University of Phoenix and its spinoff, Axia College, are soaring. So are student debt ...

Mar 28, 2006 / Feature / Garrett Ordower