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Democracy Now! – June 5, 2014

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 Cut Coal Pollution, But Critics Say Plan Falls Short on Real Emissions Reduction.

Headlines
June 5, 2014

    Senate Shown Bergdahl Captivity Video; Hometown Cancels “Welcome Home” Event
    Family of Western Couple Held by Taliban Pleads for Their Release
    Assad Claims Election Victory; U.N. Aid Chief Appeals for Access to Besieged Areas
    U.N. Cites Progress on Syrian Chemical Stockpile Despite Missed Deadline
    Rebel Group Kidnaps Kurdish Students in Northern Syria
    Thousands March on World Cup Stadium in São Paulo
    Appeals Court Overturns Rejection of Citigroup-SEC Settlement
    Court Upholds BP Liability for Pollution in 2010 Spill
    Walmart Faces Worker Strikes Ahead of Shareholders Meeting
    Relatives of U.S. Drone Strike Victims Won’t Appeal Court Ruling
    California Prisoners Win Class-Action Status for Lawsuit Challenging Solitary Confinement
    “Reset the Net” Protests Back Online Encryption, Privacy

 

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