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Democracy Now! – December 2, 2010

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Attorney Confirms WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange in Britain, Responds to U.S. Attacks; Jeremy Scahill: WikiLeaks Cables Confirm Secret U.S. War Ops in Pakistan; U.N. Special Rapporteur Juan Méndez: Instead of Focusing on Assange, U.S. Should Address WikiLeaks’ Disclosures of Torture; and Professor, Author Jacob Hacker on “Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer—And Turned Its Back on the Middle Class.”

Today’s Headlines

    * Report: British Police Await Arrest Warrant for Assange
    * Amazon Drops WikiLeaks Website
    * Admin Cancels Atlantic, Gulf Drilling But OKs it in Alaska
    * Report: SEC, Banks in Talks to Settle Securities Probes
    * FCC Chair Backs Two-Tiered Internet Fees
    * Senate GOPers Threaten Filibusters to Maintain Tax Cuts for Wealthy
    * Deficit Panel Releases Proposals to Cut Spending Ahead of Vote
    * U.S. Soldier Sentenced for Shooting Afghans
    * Egyptian Opposition Group to Boycott Runoff Vote
    * GOP to Disband House Panel on Global Warming
    * Former New Orleans Police Officer Sentenced to 8 Years for Danziger Shootings
    * Illinois Lawmakers Approve Recognition of Civil Unions