Friday, November 11, 2011

"Vultures' Picnic" - Greg Palast (video)

Wisdom Quarterly

On April 20, 2010, British Petroleum's Deepwater Horizon exploded in the Gulf of Mexico, killing 11 men and spilling countless barrels of crude oil into the sea.

Days later a confidential cable from a terrified insider arrived on investigative reporter Greg Palast's desk. He had the real, hushed-up facts of the disaster -- facts that can only be found buried in the files of a Central Asian dictatorship.

Vultures' Picnic charts the course of Palast's quest to bring the truth of the BP disaster to light as he and his team of journalist-detectives go from the streets of Baku, where Palast searches for a brown valise full of... More

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