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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.

Who’s Afraid of the Green New Deal?

Kate Aronoff The Intercept
There may be no issue that lends itself better to a “which side are you on”-style politics than the climate crisis

Chicago’s Homeless Are Freezing and Dying

Jock Toles Our Future
Nobody in America should be homeless. Nobody in Chicago should be homeless. So, listen up, mister Mayor, and all you Mayor wannabes: What we need now is a homes guarantee: a home for everyone who needs one.

Friday Nite Videos | February 22, 2019

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Tucker Carlson Totally Loses It in Unaired Interview, Michael Franti & Spearhead | The Flower (feat. Victoria Canal), Documentary | Knock Down The House, Brexit III, Angela Davis Returns to Birmingham

Documentary | Knock Down The House

Knock Down the House follows four women political candidates – a young bartender in the Bronx, a coal miner’s daughter in West Virginia, a grieving mother in Nevada and a registered nurse in Missouri – during the 2018 mid-term elections. The film was voted the Festival Favorite Award from among 121 films at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. 

Private Mossad for Hire

Adam Entous & Ronan Farrow The New Yorker
Inside an effort to influence American elections, starting with one small-town race.

How Many Minutes to Midnight?

James Carroll Tom Dispatach
In the upcoming season of presidential politics, the nuclear question belongs at the top of every candidate’s agenda. It belongs at the center of every forum and at the heart of every voter’s decision.
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