Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (9 am) – April 18, 2008

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Executions to Resume Following Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Lethal Injections. Great American Hypocrites: Glenn Greenwald on the Corporate Media’s Failures in the 2008 Race. No Bases for Empire: International Activists Organize Against US Foreign Bases in Their Backyards.

Today’s Headlines

    * Report: 300,000 Iraq & Afghan Vets Suffer PTSD & Depression
    * Suicide Bomber Kills 50 Iraqis at Funeral
    * US Builds Wall Around Sadr City
    * Pentagon Report: Iraq War Is a “Major Debacle”
    * US to Release Iraqi Prisoners, Teach Them About Islam
    * Kenya Swears in Power-Sharing Government
    * Pope Meets with Sex Abuse Victims
    * Amnesty Calls for Probe into Civilian Deaths in Gaza
    * Carter Heads to Syria to Meet with Hamas Leader
    * Merrill Lynch to Eliminate 4,000 Jobs
    * Bank of America Ends Private Student Loan Business
    * Barrick Gold Threatens Canadian Book Publisher
    * Rep. Frank Introduces Marijuana Decriminalization Bill