Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (9 am) – July 18, 2008

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The Dark Side: Jane Mayer on the Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned Into a War on American Ideals.

Today’s Headlines

    * Court Rejects Delay to 1st Gitmo Military Trial
    * Ashcroft Questioned on Approving Torture
    * Probe Finds Widespread Abuse at Chicago Prison
    * Shoddy Contractor Work Blamed for Spike of Electrocutions in Iraq
    * Prosecutors Drop Probe of Iraq Reconstruction IG
    * Group: US Aid to Africa Increasingly Militarized
    * Gore Calls for Ending Carbon Reliance in Favor of Renewable Sources
    * McCain Can’t Recall Making Rape Joke
    * Obama Leaves for Mideast, Europe Trip
    * Judge Upholds Restrictions on Antiwar March at GOP Convention
    * White House Threatens Veto on Banning Contractors from CIA Interrogations
    * Nelson Mandela Celebrates 90th Birthday