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Democracy Now! – February 18, 2011

Uprising in Wisconsin: Tens of Thousands Protest Anti-Union Bill, as Wisconsin Lawmakers Leave State to Stall Vote; “A Celebration, Not a Protest”: Massive Crowd Packs Cairo’s Tahrir Square to Mark One Week Since Mubarak’s Ouster; “It’s Time to Push the Borders of Freedom”: Egyptian Students Defiantly Publish Newspaper Without Government Permission; Egyptian Uprising Fueled by Striking Workers Across Nation; Ex-CIA Analyst Ray McGovern Beaten, Arrested for Silent Protest at Clinton Speech.

Today’s Headlines

    * Egyptians Mark Week Since Mubarak’s Ouster
    * U.S. Pledges Aid for Egyptian Transition
    * Bahrainis Hold Funerals for Slain Pro-Democracy Protesters
    * Bahraini Gov’t Calls Attack on Protesters “Proportional”
    * U.S. Raises “Concerns” Over Bahraini Crackdown
    * Up to 50 Protesters Killed in Libya
    * Yemeni Protests Enter 2nd Week
    * Iraq Asks U.S. for $1 Billion in Damages
    * Congress Extends PATRIOT Act
    * Both Sides Challenge Chevron Ruling in Ecuador

 

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