Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (6 am) – July 9, 2008

Five Ways Wall Street and Washington Set Us Up for the Crash: Author Nomi Prins Explains Where Congress Went Wrong on Lending; Foreclosure Phil: Journalist David Corn on How McCain Campaign Adviser Phil Gramm Helped Create the Subprime Mortgage Crisis; As Global Food Crisis Tops G8 Summit Agenda, World Leaders Enjoy Lavish 18-Course Banquet; And The Fruit Hunters: Author Adam Leith Gollner on the Politics of Fruit and the Secret History of the "Miracle Berry."

Today’s Headlines

    * Iran Says Test-Fired Missiles Capable of Hitting Israel, US Targets
    * US, Czech Republic Sign Missile System Deal
    * Iraq Presses Withdrawal Timetable Demand
    * 6 Killed in Attack on US Consulate in Istanbul
    * Cheney Office Censored Climate Change Testimony
    * Obama Denies Shifting Political Stances
    * McCain Jokes About “Killing” Iranians
    * Poll: Congressional Approval Hits 9%
    * Admin Blocking Payments to Gitmo Attorneys
    * Rights Groups, Ex-Prisoners Call on China to Free Jailed Dissidents
    * Panel: Repeal War Powers Act

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