Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (6 am) – May 6, 2008

Report from Burmese-Thai Border on the Devastating Cyclone that Has Killed Over 15,000 People in Burma; Monsanto’s Harvest of Fear; "Bad Money: Reckless Finance, Failed Politics, and the Global Crisis of American Capitalism"; Democracy Now! Bids Farewell to Denis Moynihan, DN!’s Longtime Outreach Director, Now CEO of Free Speech TV.

Today’s Headlines

    * Cyclone in Burma Kills at Least 15,000
    * Pro-Democracy Groups Urge Postponement for Referendum
    * Obama & Clinton Face Off in N.C. & Indiana
    * NYT Scrutinized for Report on Hezbollah Training Iraqis in Iran
    * John Bolton: Striking Iran Is “Really the Most Prudent Thing to Do”
    * Report: Suicide May Be More Deadly Than Combat for Troops
    * UN Adviser Calls for Overhaul of Food Aid System
    * Iraqi Man Files Torture Suit Against US Contractors
    * Georgia Schedules First Execution Since End of Moratorium
    * North Carolina Man Released After 14 Years on Death Row
    * New Book Alleges Mumia Abu-Jamal Is Innocent
    * Lawsuit Filed to Stop California Prison Expansion
    * Mildred Loving, 68, Dies; Challenged Interracial Marriage Ban

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