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Left News Digest: November 13, 2022 The Intercept- U.S. Government Quietly Declassifies Post-9/11 Interview With Bush and Cheney

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U.S. Government Quietly Declassifies Post-9/11 Interview With Bush and Cheney

Jeremy Scahill

In a newly declassified interview conducted in 2004, Bush shows not a glimmer of awareness of the destruction and carnage he had unleashed on the world.

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Leaked Document Reveals Why Interpol Overturned U.S. “Red Notice” Against Putin Associate Yevgeny Prigozhin

Alice Speri

In a surprise reversal, an Interpol review found that a U.S. request to arrest Prigozhin for election interference was politically motivated.

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Elon Musk Would Have Done Better With Twitter If He’d Read Noam Chomsky

Jon Schwarz

Musk is impaled on the horns of a corporate dilemma described in radical critiques of the media.

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AOC Responds to Critics: “If Someone Makes a Mistake, It’s Not the Same Thing as Someone Selling Out”

Ryan Grim

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on political mistakes, the discourse, and the left’s growing pains.

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A Controversial Decision in Oregon Could Cost Democrats the House

Austin Ahlman, Ryan Grim

Progressive Jamie McLeod-Skinner trails by 2 points in a race the national Democratic super PACs preemptively deemed unwinnable. She’s not the only one.

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Rupert Murdoch Is Having the Same Problem Dr. Frankenstein Once Faced With His Monster

Robert Mackey

Murdoch’s conservative media outlets seem to have launched a coordinated effort to nudge Trump off the stage. It is not going well.

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New York Democratic Party Chair Takes No Responsibility for Elections. So What Does He Do?

Akela Lacy

“I know that there are lots of people that think I’m the worst person in the world,” Jay Jacobs said, “but the truth is I’m probably only in third or fourth place.”

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Black Liberation Elder to Be Freed From Prison — but Only on His Deathbed

Natasha Lennard

Mutulu Shakur should have been released long ago, but the cruelties of carceral system know no bounds.

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Chicago Sheriff Systematically Denies New Rights Laid Out in Criminal Justice Reform

Maryam Saleh

New rules around pretrial electronic monitoring are being ignored in Cook County, with Illinois lawmakers pushing to undo even more reforms.

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AOC and Mo Mitchell on the Midterms

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Democrats had a surprisingly strong showing on Tuesday — but not in New York. Ryan Grim speaks with AOC and Working Families Party’s Maurice Mitchell about what went wrong in the state.

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