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Democracy Now! (9 am), for June 27, 2012 - 9:00am

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Citizens United, Part 2? Supreme Court Overturns Montana Law Banning Corporate Spending on Elections; Dark Money: Inside the Final Frontier of Unlimited Political Spending (Part 2); Bill McKibben of 350.org on Colorado Wildfires, Debby, Keystone XL and the Failure of Rio+20.


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June 27, 2012

    Appeals Court Backs EPA Regulation of Carbon Emissions Through Clean Air Act
    Admin Approves Section of Keystone XL Pipeline, Activists Deliver Petition
    U.S. Drone Strike Kills 5 in Pakistan
    Over 100 Killed in Syria as Assad Cites "Real War"
    U.N.: Human Rights Violations, Sectarian Killings on Rise in Syria
    NATO Backs Turkey in Syria Row; Downed Jet Entered Syrian Airspace
    Sudanese Protest Austerity Measures Despite Crackdown
    Senate Reaches Student Loan Deal; Part-Timers to Face Limits
    Veteran Lawmakers Hatch, Rangel Win Primaries
    NY Launches Probe of Tax-Exempt Groups’ Campaign, Lobbying Ties
    Colorado Wildfire Spreads; 32,000 More Evacuated
    Stockton, California to Declare Bankruptcy
    Report: Lawmakers Tied to Hundreds of Millions in Firms with Business Before Congress
    Lawmakers Shifted Holdings After Talks with Admin During Financial Crisis

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When is Illegal Legal? Unions

When is Illegal Legal?
Unions play a vital role in whistle blowing.
Unions have attorneys and accountants and can review the companies books and also keep an eye on "management", in particular senior management.
This is why corporations are so anti-union.
Without unions as a counterbalance to organized crime, racketeering will thrive in private industry and also in government at all levels.
It is not surprising that SCUS is empowering racketeers and their influence in industry and government.
It is our responsibility to stop racketeering influenced and corrupt organizations and to call it what it is.
SCUS ruling is not legal, it is illegal.

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