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Democracy Now! – February 28, 2011

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Voices from the 100,000-Strong Protest for Workers’ Rights in Wisconsin; Defying Gov. Walker, Wisconsin Protesters Refuse to Leave Capitol Building; Libyans in “Liberated” Eastern Cities Balance Self-Government With Supporting Tripoli Resistance: Anjali Kamat Reports; Libyans Organize Citizen Councils to Run Cities Liberated from Pro-Gaddafi Loyalists; As Death Toll Grows, 100,000 Flee Libyan Violence.

Today’s Headlines

    * Anti-Gaddafi Forces Close in on Tripoli
    * U.N.: Over 100,000 Flee Libya
    * Gaddafi’s Son: “Everything is Peaceful” in Libya
    * Security Council Backs Libya Sanctions, War Crimes Probe
    * Over 100,000 Rally in Madison; Thousands Join Nationwide Protests
    * Providence School Teachers Warned of Layoffs
    * Governors Push Changes to Medicaid
    * Afghan Civilian Killings at Record Level
    * Mubarak Faces Travel Ban, Asset Freeze
    * Thousands Protest in Bahrain, Opposition Leader Returns
    * Protests Force Resignation of Tunisian Interim PM
    * 6 Reported Killed in Oman Protests
    * “Inside Job” Wins Best Documentary at Oscars