Democracy Now

Democracy Now! – December 9, 2010

Ecuadoran President Rafael Correa on WikiLeaks, the September Coup, U.S. Denial of Climate Funding, and Controversial Forest Scheme REDD; Is REDD the New Green? Indigenous Groups Resist Carbon Market-Based Forestry Scheme to Offset Emissions; After Touting Sustainability, Walmart Chair Rob Walton Refuses to Answer on Company’s Record in Local Communities; Prominent Indigenous Environmental Leader Tom Goldtooth Blocked from U.N. Climate Talks; Offsetting Emissions or Pollution Profiteering?: Debating the Surge of Cap-and-Trade Carbon Market; Commodifying Wildlife? World Bank Launches Market Scheme for Endangered Species; Greenpeace: Climate Justice Movement Must Intensify Efforts Ahead of 2011 Climate Talks in South Africa.

Today’s Headlines

    * Cables: Shell Boasted of Infiltrating Nigerian Gov’t
    * U.S. Diplomat: China Has “No Morals”
    * U.S. Asked Uganda for Notice on War Crimes
    * WikiLeaks Said to Possess Gitmo Files
    * Pro-WikiLeaks Computer Hackers Launch Cyber-Attacks
    * Fox Analyst Calls for Assange’s Killing
    * House Votes to Block Gitmo Trials
    * Senate to Take up DREAM Act Following House Passage
    * 2 Killed in Haiti Election Protests
    * Baltimore Resident Arrested for Attempt at Military Recruitment Center
    * Obama Authorizes Settlements for Native Americans, Black Farmers


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