Democracy Now

Democracy Now! – December 7, 2010

Glenn Greenwald on the Arrest of Julian Assange and the U.S. “War on WikiLeaks”; Democracy Now! Questions Chief E.U. Climate Negotiator about WikiLeaks Cables; U.S. Climate Envoy Refuses to Answer Democracy Now!’s Questions on WikiLeaks Cables’ Account of Summit Manipulation; Guardian Environment Editor John Vidal on WikiLeaks Cables and U.S. Manipulation of Climate Talks; and Bill McKibben: Climate Talks So Weakened by U.S., Major Polluters that Walkout Could Be Good News for Planet.

Today’s Headlines

    * WikiLeaks Founder Assange Detained in Britain
    * Holder: U.S. Continues WikiLeaks Probe
    * Cables: U.S. Has Contingency Plan for Russian Attack in Eastern Europe
    * Pakistani PM Cites U.S. Sway on Military; Iraqis View Saudi Arabia as Chief Threat
    * Despite Public Stance and Polls, U.S. Opposes Taliban Reconciliation
    * Obama-GOP Deal Preserves Cuts to Income, Estate Taxes for Wealthiest
    * Sen. Sanders Suggests Filibuster of Tax Deal
    * 50 Killed in Pakistan Attack
    * Afghanistan Drops Private Military Ban
    * U.S. Holds Talks on North Korea
    * Argentina, Brazil, Uruguay Recognize Palestinian State in Occupied Territories
    * California Appeals Court Takes Up Same-Sex Marriage Ban
    * Supreme Court to Hear Walmart Challenge to Discrimination Case


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