There’s a dirty secret to American democracy: You don’t choose your politicians; your politicians choose you. Rigged, Fusion’s Naked Truth investigative documentary, lays out exactly how well-connected pols water down the votes of minorities, young people, and progressives for their own personal benefit. The documentary won a prestigious Robert F. Kennedy Journalism award in 2017.
The story goes much deeper, though. On Fusion’s Rigged microsite, you can explore:
- 12 ways to rig an election, and a timeline of disenfranchisement.
- The conservative plan to game presidential elections in their favor.
- How white America’s elected prosecutors are — and how it impacts you.
- A strange alliance between Republicans and some Democratic minority politicians.
- The software that’s figuring out how to water down your vote right now.
Watch the documentary above and explore much more content online.
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