Democracy Now

Democracy Now! – January 13, 2011

Obama Calls for “Civil and Honest Public Discourse” at Tucson Shooting Memorial; Tavis Smiley on Obama’s Arizona Memorial Speech, Martin Luther King and Hate in America; Icelandic Parliamentarian Calls U.S. Subpoena of Her Twitter Account over WikiLeaks Involvement “Disturbing.”

Today’s Headlines

    * Thousands Mourn Arizona Shooting Victims; Giffords Opens Eyes for First Time
    * Police Stopped Suspect on Day of Shooting
    * House Reconvenes, Condemns Attack
    * Palin Dismisses Criticism as “Blood Libel”
    * Man Arrested for Allegedly Threatening Rep. McDermott
    * On Anniversary, Haiti Increases Earthquake Death Toll Estimate to 316,000
    * Bill Clinton Defends Reconstruction Commission Efforts
    * Lebanese Gov’t Collapses After Hezbollah Withdraws Ministers
    * Women’s Rights Activist Slain in Ciudad Juárez
    * 2010 Tied for Warmest on Record
    * Study: Number of Homeless Increased During Recession
    * Government Spy Infiltrated Antiwar Groups Before FBI Raids


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