PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “Bolivia Dismisses LEGITIMATE Election” / The Young Turks / John Iadarola, Emma Vigeland, and Jayar Jackson ☮

“As Bolivia gears up for a do-over election on May 3, the country remains in unrest following the Nov. 10 military-backed coup against incumbent President Evo Morales. A quick recap: Morales claimed victory in October’s election, but the opposition protested about what it called electoral fraud. A Nov. 10 report from the Organization of American States (OAS) noted election irregularities, which “leads the technical audit team to question the integrity of the results of the election on October 20.” Police then joined the protests and Morales sought asylum in Mexico. The military-installed government charged Morales with sedition and terrorism. A European Union monitoring report noted that some 40 former electoral officials have been arrested and face criminal charges of sedition and subversion, and 35 people have died in the post-electoral conflict. The highest-polling presidential candidate, a member of Morales’s Movimiento al Socialismo (MAS-IPSP) party, has received a summons from prosecutors for undisclosed crimes, a move some analysts suspect was aimed to keep him off the ballot.”

PROGRESSIVE INDEPENDENT JOURNALISM: “NYC Tries to Hide Trump Fundraiser with Garbage Trucks” / The Young Turks / Cenk Uygur, Ana Kasparian, Emma Vigeland ☮

Emma Vigeland (Rebel HQ) interviews protestors outside a Trump donor event. Cenk Uygur and Ana Kasparian discuss on The Young Turks.

POLITICAL COMMENTARY: “Hillary Clinton and Cory Booker are Wall Street Match Made in Heaven” / TYT Politics / Emma Vigeland ☮

In part two of a multi-video series examining the corporate influence of potential Vice Presidential candidates Hillary Clinton may choose, TYT Politics Intern Emma Vigeland (@EmmaVigeland) reported on New Jersey Senator Cory Booker.

Booker is a Democratic establishment darling who has charisma, but deep ties to Wall Street and a questionable history with bribery.