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Democracy Now! – February 14, 2011

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“This is a Dream Come True”: Egyptians Celebrate in Cairo After Mubarak Resigns; After the Revolution: Mubarak is Gone After 30 Years in Power, But Questions Remain as to How Transition Will Proceed; “There is a Pre-History to this Revolt”: As Egypt’s Military Bans Labor Strikes, Mona El-Ghobashy Examines How Egyptian Labor and Social Movements Laid the Foundation for Revolution; Yemeni Forces Use Tasers, Batons, Knives and Rifles to Squash Anti-Government Protests.

Today’s Headlines

    * Egypt Celebrates Mubarak’s Resignation, Military Imposes Martial Law
    * Egyptian Military Takes Temporary Control, Bans Labor Union Meetings
    * Bahrain: Protesters Clash with Police
    * Hundreds Arrested in Algerian Protests
    * Iran Places Opposition Leader Mousavi under House Arrest
    * Obama Slashes Assistance for Working Poor and Needy in New Budget
    * Wisconsin Governor Threatens to Use National Guard Against State Workers
    * Arrest Warrant Issued for Musharraf in Connection with Bhutto Assassination
    * Puerto Rican University President Resigns in Wake of Student Protests
    * Opponents of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining Occupy Kentucky Governor’s Office