Greg Palast is an economist and financial investigator turned journalist whose series on vulture funds appeared on BBC Television’s Newsnight. He is the author of The Best Democracy Money Can Buy (Penguin), Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal and Election in 9 Easy Steps (Seven Stories) and, published this month, How Trump Stole 2020: The Hunt for America’s Vanished Voters (Seven Stories).
On October 29, 2002, George W. Bush signed the Help America Vote Act (HAVA). Hidden behind its apple-pie-and-motherhood name lies a nasty civil rights time bomb.
Florida purged its voter rolls, thanks in part to a web of corporate players.
Thousands of citizens can't register or have been wrongly thrown off the rolls.