Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (9 am) – March 23, 2009

"The Zombie Ideas Have Won" – Paul Krugman on $1 Trillion Geithner Plan to Buy Toxic Bank Assets; Water Rights Activists Blast Istanbul World Water Forum as "Corporate Trade Show to Promote Privatization"; Dam Politics: India's Leading Activist Medha Patkar Takes on Corporate Control of Water.

Today's Headlines

    * Report: US Will Appoint “Afghan PM” to Bypass Hamid Karzai
    * Obama: Exit Strategy Needed for Afghanistan
    * Obama: Bush-Cheney Policies Haven’t Made Us Safer
    * Geithner to Unveil Plan to Purchase $1 Trillion in Toxic Assets
    * White House Officials Oppose Tax on Wall Street Bonuses
    * World Bank: 2009 Will Be “Very Dangerous” Year
    * Israel Accused of Targeting Medical Personnel in Gaza
    * IDF Soldiers Ordered to Shoot at Gaza Rescuers
    * Soldier: Israeli Rabbis Turned Gaza Invasion into Religious War
    * Antiwar British MP Barred from Canada
    * Family of Slain Iraqi Guard Sues Blackwater
    * Costco, Starbucks and Whole Foods Fight Proposed Labor Law
    * NYC Pays $1.5 Million to Families of Two Killed by NYPD
    * Four Oakland Police Officers Killed in Shoot-Out
    * Protests Mark 6th Anniversary of US Invasion of Iraq

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