Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (9 am) – January 17, 2008

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Showdown in Nevada: Unions Face Off Over Casino Caucus Sites.
Unemployment, Foreclosure, Deunionization: A Look at the State of the Economy and Organized Labor in Michigan.
Report: Subprime Mortgage Crisis Causing African Americans to Experience Greatest Loss of Wealth in Modern U.S. History.
Romney’s Bain Capital Profited Through Offshore Tax Havens, Closing U.S. Factories, Laying Off Workers.

Headlines

    * U.S. Bombings in Iraq Increased Fivefold in 2007
    * Justice Dept. Warns of No Charges in Blackwater Killing of Iraqis
    * RTI, Unity Resources Sued for Fatal Shooting of Iraqi Civilian
    * 3 Palestinian Civilians Killed in Ongoing Israeli Airstrikes
    * Kenyan Police Fire on Protesters
    * Czech Republic: Deal Close on U.S. Missile Shield
    * Anti-Whaling Activists Captured, Held on Japanese Ship
    * Admin Exempts Navy from Sonar Ban
    * Obama Appears to Laud Reagan for Confronting 1960-70s “Excesses”
    * Admin: Emails May Be Lost to “Recycled” Tapes
    * Virginia Measure Would OK Firings of Non-English Speaking Workers
    * U.S. Abortions at Thirty-Year Low
    * Emergency Heating Funds Cover Just 16% of Eligible Homes
    * Anti-Fascist Commander Milton Wolff Dies at 92

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