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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.

Friday Nite Videos | March 23, 2018

Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower: 'We Spent $1M Harvesting Millions of Facebook Profiles'. Hallelujah Parody - Letter to Wayne LaPierre and the NRA. Robert Mueller Is Following the Middle East Money. What 1,600 Students Think About School Shootings. New Scandal Shows Zuckerberg Still Puts Kremlin


John Oliver | Italian Elections

Italy is in the throes of a turbulent race to elect a new prime minister. John Oliver discusses the colorful contenders and introduces an equally ridiculous candidate.

The Far Right's Toxic Forbears: Super-Wealthy Secessionist Slaveholders

James Brewer Stewart History News Network
We’ve identified people in our history who look and behave strikingly like the Koch brothers and their associates—specifically a small group that is mega-wealthy, super- privileged, highly self aware, morally self-confident, ideologically driven and deeply engaged in long-term efforts to seize the levers of government and upend American democracy. By this historian’s reckoning, it is, in general, the Old South’s slave owning aristocracy.

Elections in Latin America in 2018: Four Cases Previewed

Nino Pagliccia teleSUR
man at polling place with mural In 2018, 12 Latin American countries from Mexico to Peru will hold elections at different levels: presidential, legislative and municipal. Of the 12 elections, seven are for their respective presidents in Costa Rica, Cuba, Paraguay, Colombia, México, Brazil, and Venezuela. What are the expectations?

Nunes Memo ‘Deliberately Misleading'

Jerrold Nadler NBC News
Until now, we could only really accuse House Republicans of ignoring the President’s open attempts to block the Russia investigation. But with the release of the Nunes memo … we can only conclude that House Republicans are complicit in the effort to help the President avoid accountability for his actions and the actions of his campaign
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