Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (9 am) – September 4, 2009 at 9:00am

Defense Sec'y Gates says maybe more troops is what Afghanistan needs; our guests have another idea—get out.  PLUS:  historic Berkeley grocery Monterey Market is threatened with boycott when long-time manager is forced out.  With host Kris Welch, noon to one.

guests: Norman Solomon, exec. dir. Institute for Public Accuracy; author (War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death)
        Rick Reyes, former US Marine (Operation Enduring Freedom/Afghanistan; Operation Iraqi Freedom/Iraq); founding member Veterans for Rethinking Afghanistan; testified before Senate For. Relations Committee

        Emmy Pierce's produced piece on Monterey Market

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