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Democracy Now! - June 30, 2014 at 9:00am
Snowden Asylum in Germany? Support Grows for NSA Whistleblower After Merkel Cancels Verizon Contract; Al Jazeera News Director: Prison Terms for Journalists in Egypt Are Chilling Start to Sisi Era; Egyptian Comedian Bassem Youssef Says His Satire Has Inspired Youth to Reject Military Propaganda.

Democracy Now! - June 27, 2014 at 9:00am
New York City Approves Municipal ID Cards for Undocumented Immigrants; Journalist Allan Nairn Threatened for Exposing Indonesian Pres. Candidate’s Role in Mass Killings; "Counter-Revolution of 1776": Was U.S. Independence War a Conservative Revolt in Favor of Slavery?

Democracy Now! - June 26, 2014 at 9:00am
Supreme Court Says Warrants Needed to Search Cellphones, But are "Stingrays" a Police Workaround?; Mississippi Burning at 50: Relatives of Civil Rights Workers Look Back at Murders that Shaped an Era; 50 Years After Freedom Summer, U.S. Faces Greatest Curbs on Voting Rights Since Reconstruction.

Democracy Now! - June 25, 2014 at 9:00am
#FreeAJStaff: Al Jazeera Reporter Sentenced in Absentia Decries Egypt’s Imprisonment of 3 Colleagues; "Trans Healthcare Now!" Lawsuit Seeks End to Healthcare Discrimination for Transgender New Yorkers; 50 Years After U.S. Launched Secret War on Laos, Unexploded Bombs Still Killing Civilians.

Democracy Now! - June 24, 2014 at 9:00am
Should Obama Go to Tehran? How a U.S.-Iran "Grand Bargain" Could Help the Crisis in Iraq; Can the President Strike an American Anywhere in the World?: Drone Memo Raises Troubling Questions; Water is a Human Right: Detroit Residents Seek U.N. Intervention as City Shuts Off Taps to Thousands.

Democracy Now! - June 23, 2014 at 9:00am
"Journalism in Egypt is a Crime": Global Outcry After 3 Al Jazeera Reporters Sentenced to 7-10 Years; "Baghdad is a Frightened City": As ISIS Gains Ground, Iraqi Capital Gripped by Fear & Uncertainty; Pressuring Israel, Presbyterian Church Divests From Firms Tied to Occupation of Palestinian Land.

Democracy Now! - June 20, 2014 at 9:00am
NYC’s $40M Central Park 5 Settlement Resolves Wrongful Jailing Fueled by Race-Baiting, Police Abuse; Rep. Colleen Hanabusa Proposes Ban on U.S. Military Deployment in Iraq Without Congressional Backing; Iraq’s Next PM? Ahmed Chalabi, Chief Peddler of False WMDs, Meets U.S. Officials as Malaki ...

Democracy Now! - June 19, 2014 at 9:00am
Meet the Navajo Activist Who Got the Washington Redskins’ Trademark Revoked: Amanda Blackhorse; "A Neo-Liberal Trojan Horse": Dave Zirin on Brazil’s Mass Protests Against World Cup Displacement; Argentina Alleges Extortion After Supreme Court Sides With Vulture Funds Preying on Sovereign Debt.

Democracy Now! - June 18, 2014 at 9:00am
Will Iraq or Syria Survive? UN Envoy Lakhdar Brahimi on Sectarian War & the Disastrous ’03 Invasion; "Colonialism is Inhuman": Diplomat Lakhdar Brahimi on the Lessons of Algeria’s Independence Struggle.

Democracy Now! - June 17, 2014 at 9:00am
Juan Cole: Mass Sunni Uprising Forces Iraq to Confront Sectarian Blowback of 2003 U.S. Invasion; 50 Years Later, How a New Freedom Summer Could Mobilize the South’s Disenfranchised People of Color; "The Last Magazine": One Year After Death, Michael Hastings’ Lost Novel Satirizes Corporate Media.

Democracy Now! - June 16, 2014 at 9:00am
As Obama Considers Drone Strikes in Iraq, Could U.S. Military Action Worsen Sectarian Conflict? Dave Zirin on the World Cup You Won’t See on TV: Protests, Tear Gas, Displaced Favela Residents.

Democracy Now! - June 13, 2014 at 9:00am
Children on the Run: U.S. Detains Thousands of Young Migrants Seeking Safety, Family Reunification; Report from Iraq: U.S. Invasion in 2003 Helped Set Path for Crisis Pulling Nation Apart.

Democracy Now! - June 12, 2014 at 9:00am
Iraq in Crisis: Militant Advance Sparks Mass Displacement as "Failed" U.S. Experiment Disintegrates; In Sisi’s Egypt, Leading Dissident Gets 15-Year Term as Al Jazeera Reporter Languishes Behind Bars.

Democracy Now! - June 11, 2014 at 9:00am
Eric Cantor Suffers Historic GOP Primary Loss in Anti-Immigrant, Anti-Corporate Backlash; Debate: Is Human Rights Watch Too Close to U.S. Gov’t to Criticize its Foreign Policy?

Democracy Now! - June 10, 2014 at 9:00am
As Right-Wing Shooting Rampages Grow, U.S. Revives Domestic Terror Unit Shelved After 9/11; As Taliban Attacks Karachi Airport Again, Could Pakistan Fall Into Civil War With Militants? As Obama Moves to Cap Student Debt Payments, Activists Push For Broader Write-Off of Crushing Loans...

Democracy Now! - June 9, 2014 at 9:00am
Remembering Maya Angelou: Bill Clinton, Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey Pay Tribute to Legendary Poet; Freed From Prison, Bahraini Activist Nabeel Rajab Urges U.S. to Stop Backing Regime’s Crackdown.

Democracy Now! - June 6, 2014 at 9:00am
The Inside Story of Bowe Bergdahl: Afghan War Vet Matthew Farwell on "America’s Last POW"; As U.S. Frees Five Taliban Members, Questions Remain Over Future of Guantánamo.

Democracy Now! - June 5, 2014 at 9:00am
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl’s Idaho Hometown Cancels "Welcome Home" Celebration as Backlash Grows; Veteran: Politicians Using Freed POW Bowe Bergdahl as "Chess Piece to Win Political Matches"; Seattle’s Socialist City Council Member Kshama Sawant Hails Historic Vote For $15/Hour Minimum Wage; EPA Moves to...

Democracy Now! - June 4, 2014 at 9:00am
"There Were No Good Options": Bergdahl Should Get Honorable Discharge, Says Lawyer for Deserters; Is Bowe Bergdahl a Deserter? If Freed POW Left Post, He Joins Ranks of Soldiers Moved by Conscience; 5 Years After Dr. George Tiller’s Murder, A Doctor Braves Threats to Continue Abortions in Wichita.

Democracy Now! - June 3, 2014 at 9:00am
Father of Freed U.S. Soldier: "Nobody Can Relate to Guantánamo Prisoners More Than Our Family"; Reporter: Bowe Bergdahl’s Fellow Soldiers Questioned Afghan War More Than He Did; Former Guantánamo Chief Prosecutor Defends American POW-Taliban Prisoner Swap; After Supreme Court Rejects Appeal...

Democracy Now! - June 2, 2014 at 9:00am
Former Counterterrorism Czar Richard Clarke: U.S. Drone Program Under Obama "Got Out of Hand"; Ex-Counterterrorism Czar Richard Clarke: Bush, Cheney and Rumsfeld Committed War Crimes.

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