Beto O’Rourke’s strategy for winning the Texas governorship focuses on organizing everywhere to massively increase Democratic turnout – the strategy Stacey Abrams is pursuing in Georgia. Steve Phillips explains how more than a million young black voters will be eligible to vote in 2022 who weren’t old enough four years ago – when Beto ran for the first time nationally and won within 214,921 votes.
Also: new discoveries about America’s nuclear spies. Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were executed in June 1953. We know that Julius didn’t tell the Russians “the secret of the atomic bomb” – that was the work of some other people. And the FBI knew it then. So: Why did the FBI go after the Rosenbergs instead of the person they knew was the real spy? His name was Ted Hall – a brilliant young physicist working on the Manhattan Project. The FBI investigated him but never charged him with a crime. Now Dave Lindorff has found out why.
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