Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (6 am) – August 12, 2008

Bolivian President Evo Morales Wins Critical Referendum on His Presidency; Federal Judge Rules US Government Owes Group of Native Americans $455 Million for Unpaid Royalties on Drilling for Oil and Gas; China Deports 28 Members of Students for a Free Tibet for Staging Protests in Beijing; Chinese American Writer & Activist Helen Zia on the Olympic Games, the Role of Protest and President Bush’s Visit to Beijing.

Today’s Headlines

    * Russia Orders End to Georgia Fighting
    * Bush Administration Proposes Gutting Endangered Species Act
    * CBO Report: US Spends $100 Billion on Private Contractors in Iraq
    * McCain to Hold Fundraiser with Abramoff Associate
    * Colorado National Guard to Operate 24-Hour Camp in Denver During DNC
    * Indian Security Forces Kill Protesters in Kashmir
    * Humanitarian Activists to Sail Boats to Gaza
    * FBI Admits Obtaining Records of Reporters
    * 13 Peace Activists Arrested at Wisconsin National Guard Base
    * Longtime Foreign Correspondent John Cooley Dies

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