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Democracy Now! - May 31, 2012 at 9:00am
3 Years After George Tiller’s Murder, Reproductive Rights Face New Legislative Attacks, Hate Crimes; Out of Jail, Bahraini Activists Nabeel Rajab and Zainab Alkhawaja Urge End to U.S.-Backed Crackdown; Who Will Benefit From Haiti’s Gold Rush? Haitian Government Embraces U.S., Canadian Mining Firms.
Democracy Now! - May 30, 2012 at 9:00am
Divided British Court Upholds Extradition of WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange to Sweden; Assange Attorney: British Ruling Sets Alarming Precedent for Judicial Independence in Europe; With Global Spotlight on Assange Case, Bradley Manning Marks 2 Years Behind Bars; Glenn Greenwald: Obama’s Secret...
Democracy Now! - May 29, 2012 at 9:00am
Report from Cairo: Protests Erupt in Egypt as Mubarak’s Ex-PM Secures Spot in Presidential Runoff; Jimmy Carter on Monitoring Egyptian Elections, U.S.-Egypt Relations, Future of Camp David Accords; "Inside Job" Director Charles Ferguson: Wall Street Has Turned the U.S. into a "Predatory Nation."
Democracy Now! - May 24, 2012 at 9:00am
With Control of Drone Strikes, Is Counterterror Chief John Brennan the U.S. "Assassination Czar"?; Senate Advances Expanded, "Orwellian" Gov’t Surveillance With FISA Amendments, CISPA; Egyptian Voters on the Promise, and Limits, of Historic Election: Sharif Kouddous Reports From Cairo.
Democracy Now! - May 23, 2012 at 9:00am
Egypt Votes: Sharif Abdel Kouddous Reports From Cairo on Historic Post-Mubarak Election; "So Rich, So Poor": Peter Edelman on Ending US Poverty & Why He Left Clinton Admin over Welfare Law.
Democracy Now! (9 am) - May 22, 2012 at 9:00am
Should NATO Exist? Phyllis Bennis vs. Ex-CIAer Stan Sloan on Alliance’s Purpose, Afghan War’s Future; Attorney: "NATO 3" Activists Detained on Terror Charges in Chicago Are Victims of Police Entrapment; Sea Shepherd Founder Paul Watson Fights Extradition to Costa Rica for 2002 Shark Defense.
Democracy Now! - May 21, 2012 at 9:00am
"No NATO, No War": U.S. Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan Return War Medals at NATO Summit; Scott Olsen, U.S. Vet Who Nearly Lost Life at Occupy Protest, Brings Antiwar Message to NATO Summit; U.S. Army Vets Join With Afghans For Peace to Lead Antiwar March at Chicago NATO Summit; Chicago Activists D
Democracy Now! - May 17, 2012 at 9:00am
Journalist, Plaintiff Chris Hedges Hails "Monumental" Ruling Blocking NDAA Indefinite Detention; "End This Depression Now": Paul Krugman Urges Public Spending, Not Deficit Hysteria, to Save Economy; Krugman: Jamie Dimon Should Resign Over JPMorgan’s $3B Lost Bet and Campaign Against Financial Regs..
Democracy Now! - May 16, 2012 at 9:00am
As NATO Meets in Chicago, Bill Ayers & Bernardine Dohrn Condemn "Militarized Arm of the 1 Percent"; "What Have We Been Doing?": Decorated Veteran Aaron Hughes to Return War Medals at Anti-NATO Protest; FBI Crackdown on Anti-War Groups Targets Chicano, Brown Beret Activist Carlos Montes.
Democracy Now! - May 15, 2012 at 9:00am
Crony Capitalism: After Lobbying Against New Financial Regulations, JPMorgan Loses $2B in Risky Bet; Ex-Financial Regulator William Black: Austerity is Sinking Economies from Europe to U.S.; As Obama OKs Weapons to Bahrain, Neurosurgeon Tortured by Regime Faces Trial for Treating Protesters...
Democracy Now! - May 10, 2012 at 9:00am
Playwright Tony Kushner Hails Obama’s Support for Same-Sex Marriage: "I Felt the Earth Move"; Maurice Sendak (1928-2012): Tony Kushner on the Life and Legacy of Legendary Children’s Author; Tony Kushner on the Overlooked "Radicalism" and Lessons of Abraham Lincoln’s Presidency; Mexican Poet Javier S
Democracy Now! - May 9, 2012 at 9:00am
North Carolina Voters Approve Constitutional Amendment Banning Gay Marriage, Civil Unions; From Coal to Foreclosures, Bank of America Faces Protest at Shareholders Meeting in Charlotte; Wisconsin Democrats Select Recall Challenger to Take On Gov. Scott Walker’s "Ideological Civil War."
Democracy Now! - May 8, 2012 at 9:00am
Former Labor Sec. Robert Reich on Clinton’s Errors of Crippling Welfare to Repealing Glass-Steagall; "We Need to Make a Ruckus": Robert Reich Hails Occupy for Exposing Concentration of Wealth and Power; Justice Cheated: Human Rights Watch’s Kenneth Roth on Failures of Guantánamo Military Tribunals.
Democracy Now! - May 7, 2012 at 9:00am
"A Political Implosion": Anti-Austerity Parties Win Historic French and Greek Elections; ExxonMobil’s Dirty Secrets From Indonesia to Nigeria to Washington: Steve Coll on “Private Empire”; On Strike: Quebec Students Boycott Classes For 12 Weeks To Protest Proposed Tuition Hikes.
Democracy Now! - May 3, 2012 at 9:00am
Egyptian Military Rulers Face Growing Unrest as 11 Killed in Pre-Election Clashes; Rupert Murdoch in "Unprecedented Firestorm" as U.K. Panel Finds Him Unfit to Run Global Media Empire; U.S. Media Giants Reel as FCC Orders Disclosure of Rates for Billion-Dollar TV Campaign Advertising; Free Press...
Democracy Now! - May 2, 2012 at 9:00am
Obama Touts War’s End in Afghanistan, But Critics See Election-Year Guise for Prolonged Occupation; May Day Protests Span the Globe With Calls for Economic Justice, International Solidarity; May Day Legacy of Labor, Immigrant Rights Joined by New Generation of Occupy for Historic Protests...
Democracy Now! - May 1, 2012 at 9:00am
"No Work, No Shopping, Occupy Everywhere": May Day Special on OWS, Immigration, Labor Protests.