Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (9 am) – June 6, 2008

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Robert McChesney and Josh Silver of Free Press on the National Conference for Media Reform; FCC Urged to Probe Pentagon Propaganda Program; Adrienne Maree Brown of the Ruckus Society on Media Justice, Election Protection and the Issue of Race in the 2008 Election; Native American Writer and Independent Bookseller Louise Erdrich.

Today’s Headlines

    * US Holds $50 Billion of Iraq’s Financial Reserves Hostage
    * Senate Report: Bush Deliberately Distorted Pre-War Intelligence
    * Obama and Clinton Meet in Private
    * Khalid Sheikh Mohammed Arraigned for 9/11 Attacks
    * Gates Removes Top Air Force Leaders Following Nuclear Gaffes
    * Senate Considers $455 Billion in Nuclear Subsidies
    * American Households Lose $1.7 Trillion in First Quarter
    * Jailed Afghan Journalist Sues US Over Detention
    * Domestic Workers Gather in NYC
    * D.C. Police Set Up Neighborhood Checkpoints
    * St. Paul Police Arrest Protester at Obama Rally for Leafleting