When Hugo Chavez won the presidency of Venezuela last fall, Jimmy Carter said they run were the best-run elections he’d ever seen. What about last month’s elections for the late president’s successor? Robin Alexander of the United Electrical workers’ union observed both elections and says this one was a different story.

Then…..do we still need a postal service? Why preserve snail mail? Is the USPS outmoded or being sabotaged? Find out on this week’s Heartland Labor Forum, Thursday at 6pm, and rebroadcast Friday at 5am.

ON Heartland Labor Forum | May 9, 2013 | 6:00 pm

Venezuelan Elections Redux and We Heart Snail Mail

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When Hugo Chavez won the presidency of Venezuela last fall, Jimmy Carter said they run were the best-run elections he’d ever seen. What about last month’s elections for the late president’s successor? Robin Alexander of the United Electrical workers’ union observed both elections and says this one was a different story.

Then…..do we still need a postal service? Why preserve snail mail? Is the USPS outmoded or being sabotaged? Find out on this week’s Heartland Labor Forum, Thursday at 6pm, and rebroadcast Friday at 5am.

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