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Democracy Now! – July 22, 2010

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Jesse Jackson Calls Shirley Sherrod a “True Freedom Fighter” Who Fought Back Against “Attempted Character Assassination”; Nevada Leads Nation in Unemployment, Foreclosures, Bankruptcies; Reid Leads in Nevada Senate Race After Series of Controversial Statements by GOP Challenger Sharron Angle; “Neither the Destruction of the Ninth Ward Nor the South Bronx Was Inevitable”–Majora Carter on the Struggle for Environmental Justice.

Today’s Headlines

    * Ousted USDA Official Offered New Job in Agency
    * No Charges to be Filed in US Attorneys Scandal
    * UK Deputy PM Describes Iraq Invasion as “Illegal”
    * Ex-Guantánamo Prisoner Missing After Forced Repatriation
    * Obama Signs Financial Reform Bill
    * Record Foreclosures Expected in 2010 Despite Federal Efforts
    * London Officer Involved in Death of Man at G20 Escapes Charges
    * Israeli Court Ruling in “Rape by Deception” Case Stirs Controversy
    * Head of CIA Drone Program in Pakistan Promoted
    * House Passes Tribal Law and Order Act
    * Anti-Mountaintop Removal Candidate Enters Race for Byrd’s Senate Seat
    * Rage Against the Machine Urges Boycott of Arizona