By Greg Palast
The New York Times bestselling writer of Armed Madhouse bargains a globetrotting, Sam Spade-style research that blows the lid off the oil undefined, the banking undefined, and the governmental businesses that are not regulating both.
This is the tale of the company vultures that feed at the susceptible and smash our planet within the process-a tale that spans the globe and decades.
For Vultures' Picnic, investigative journalist Greg Palast has spent his profession uncovering the relationship among the realm of strength (read: oil) and finance. he is outfitted a group that reads like a casting demand a Hollywood thriller-a Swiss multilingual investigator, a punk journalist, and a gonzo cameraman-to exhibit how environmental mess ups just like the Gulf oil spill, the Exxon Valdez, and lesser-known tragedies similar to Tatitlek and Torrey Canyon are brought on by company corruption, failed laws, and, such a lot curiously, veiled connections among the billionaires of economic and effort titans. Palast indicates how the overseas financial Fund, international financial institution, international exchange association, and primary Banks act as puppets and bandits for large Oil.
With Palast on the middle of an research that takes us from the Arctic to Africa to the Amazon, Vultures' Picnic exhibits how the titanic powers within the funds and oil video game slip the bonds of legislation over and once more, and easily break the principles that they themselves cannot write-and make the most of international locations and daily humans within the process.