Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (9 am) – December 26, 2007

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"Today’s Decision Would Make George Orwell Proud" — FCC Commissioner Michael Copps on the FCC’s Vote to Rewrite the Nation’s Media Ownership Rules
Shooting Back: The Israeli Human Rights Group B’Tselem Gives Palestinians Video Cameras to Document Life Under Occupation.

Today’s Headlines

    * Turkish Warplanes Continue Raids on Northern Iraq
    * Australia and Poland To Withdraw Troops From Iraq
    * Gates: U.S. Needs 7,500 More Troops in Afghanistan
    * California to Sue EPA Over Auto Emissions Standards
    * Lakota Indians Declare Sovereignty From U.S.
    * FBI Builds Database of People’s Physical Characteristics
    * Palestinians Urge Israel to Stop Settlement Expansion
    * Israel Rules It Was OK To Use Cluster Bombs in Lebanon
    * Hindu Politician Tied To 2002 Massacre Re-Elected in Gujarat
    * Nepal to Abolish the Monarchy
    * FBI’s Hoover Drafted Plan to Imprison 12,000 Americans