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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.

Voter Purge Rates Remain High, Analysis Finds

Kevin Morris The Brennan Center for Justice
New data reveal that counties with a history of voter discrimination have continued purging people from the rolls at elevated rates.

What the Socialists Just Did—and Why

Harold Meyerson The American Prospect
At its biennial convention last weekend, DSA passed a headline-grabbing resolution declaring that it would not endorse any Democrat save Bernie Sanders in next year’s November presidential runoff.

Friday Nite Videos | August 2, 2019

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Kentucky Wants to Break Up with Mitch McConnell. La Bamba | Playing For Change. What If We Ended the Injustice of Bail? Boris Johnson: Last Week Tonight With John Oliver. A Black Lady Sketch Show.

Kentucky Wants to Break Up with Mitch McConnell

 
Sam sits down with one of the only people brave enough to challenge Mitch McConnell for re-election - Amy McGrath! Meanwhile, Allana Harkin takes the temperature of Kentucky voters for the 2020 senate election.

Which Way to Socialism?

Eric Blanc / Charlie Post Jacobin
Is there a democratic road to socialism? And if so, what does it mean for socialists today?

Friday Nite Videos | June 28, 2019

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The Investigation: A Search for the Truth in Ten Acts. Prophets Of Rage | Made With Hate. The Amazing Brains and Morphing Skin of Octopuses. AOC, Tiffany Cabán and the Struggle for a People's DA in Queens. These Photos Ended Child Labor in the US.
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