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Democracy Now! – December 6, 2010

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Climate Talks in Jeopardy as Industrialized Nations Threaten Kyoto Protocol; Pressing the Silence: At the U.N. Climate Change Conference, the Media Center is Oddly Quiet; Small Farmers Gather for Alternative Global Forum on Climate Change and Social Justice; Pablo Solon Responds to Secret U.S. Manipulation of Climate Talks Revealed in WikiLeaks Cable; Fmr. Irish President Mary Robinson Calls for Global Climate Justice Fund.

Today’s Headlines

    * WikiLeaks’ Online Presence Hindered Following U.S. Pressure
    * Leaked Cables Include Extensive Infrastructure List
    * Cables: Despite Doubts, E.U. in Afghanistan “Out of Deference to U.S.”
    * Attorney: Assange Offered to Meet with Prosecutors
    * McConnell: Assange a “High-Tech Terrorist”
    * Al Jazeera Denies Cable Claims of Diplomatic Use
    * GOP Nears Win on Preserving Tax Cut for Wealthiest
    * Unemployment Rate Hits 9.8%
    * Deficit Panel Fails to Back Recommendations
    * Military Leaders Oppose Immediate Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”
    * Iran Nuclear Talks Begin in Geneva