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Nicolas Maduro Did Not Steal the Venezuelan Election

Greg Palast Vice
The Venezuelan election was nearly stolen – by the US-backed anti-Chávistas. How? That’s what Chávez wanted Maduro to find out from me: how could US operatives jerk with Venezuela’s voter rolls? It wasn’t a mere policy question: they knew Chávez wouldn't be allowed to survive through another coup. My answer: They could steal the vote the same way Bush did it in Florida – in fact, using the very same contractor. Take a look at these documents.

U.S. Elections: The End of Majority Rule

Steven Hill LA Progressive
The US, which has been teetering on the edge of a cliff for some time, is now starting to tip into an abyss of "minority rule medievalism.”

Seven Steps Before the Midterms

Poor People's Campaign
This Declaration to Reconstruct American Democracy was adopted at a Mass Poor Peoples and Low-Wage Workers’ Assembly and Moral March on Washington and to the Polls as a warning and a call to action.

Colombian Left May Be on the Verge of Winning Power

Andrew Willis Garcés, Andrea Parra, and Nikki Marín Baena Convergence
A popular uprising of millions. A candidate from the social movements. A broad Left electoral front. Colombia’s political ground is shifting.

AIPAC’s Dangerous New Antidemocratic Project

Ezra Oliff-Lieberman The Nation
In the name of supporting Israel, the lobbying group has created a new super PAC that is only too happy to boost candidates that threaten our democracy.
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