Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (6 am) – July 21, 2008

First All-Women-of-Color Presidential Ticket in US History: Green Party Nominee Cynthia McKinney and Running Mate Rosa Clemente on War, Democracy and Hip Hop; and Maryland State Police Spied on Peace, Anti-Death Penalty Groups.

Today’s Headlines

    * Maliki Supports Obama’s Troop Withdrawal Plans
    * US Forces Kill Son of Iraqi Governor
    * Obama: Afghanistan Is Central Front in War on Terrorism
    * Afghan Residents Criticize Obama’s Call For More Troops
    * Coalition Forces Kill 13 in Afghanistan
    * Sen. McCain Suggests Obama Might Be a Socialist
    * First US War Crimes Tribunal to Begin at Guantanamo
    * UK Warns About US Torture Policies
    * Maryland State Police Spied on Peaceful Groups
    * Video Shows Israeli Soldier Shooting Handcuffed Palestinian Detainee
    * War Resister James Burmeister Sentenced to Six Months in Jail
    * Mexican Immigrant Beaten to Death in Pennsylvania
    * Three Die in Explosions in China

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