Democracy Now

Democracy Now! – January 12, 2011

Tè Tremblé: Remembering the Earthquake in Haiti; Wesleyan Professor Alex Dupuy: Haiti Transformed into the “Republic of the NGOs”; Haitian Activist Patrick Elie: “Haiti is Controlled by Foreign Governments and Foreign Interests”; Haitian Writer Jean Saint-Vil: One Year After Earthquake, Haitian Population Treated as a Threat, Not an Asset; Novelist Edwidge Danticat: “Haitians Are Very Resilient, But It Doesn’t Mean They Can Suffer More Than Other People.”

Today’s Headlines

    * Doctors Expect Rep. Giffords to Survive Shooting
    * Loughner Family Releases Statement on Attack
    * Family Friend of Slain Girl Remains Hospitalized
    * Haiti Marks One Year Since Earthquake
    * Spill Commission Calls for Overhaul of Oil, Gas Regulation
    * WikiLeaks to Speed Up Release of U.S. Cables
    * Illinois Set to Abolish Death Penalty
    * Study: U.S.-Led Military Operations Cause $100M in Damages in Afghan Province
    * Secretary Clinton Makes Unannounced Visit to Yemen
    * Anti-Torture Activists Hold Gitmo Protest


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