Democracy Now

Democracy Now! – March 2, 2011

Prof. Horace Campbell: Peace & Justice Movement Should Oppose U.S.-Led Intervention in Libya; U.N.: More than 140,000 Have Fled Libyan Clashes; U.S. Silent on Deadly Iraqi Gov’t Crackdown on Protests; 300 Arrested in Sweeps Targeting Dissidents; Labor Protests Spread: Thousands Rally Against Anti-Union Bill in Ohio; As Demonstrators Remain Locked Out, Wisconsin Gov. Walker Unveils Budget to Slash Education, Gov’t Aid; Indiana Dems Vow to Remain in Illinois to Stall Anti-Union Bill; Idaho Students Stage Walk-Out to Oppose Teacher Layoffs, Collective Bargaining Curbs.

Today’s Headlines

    * Thousands Protest Anti-Union Bill in Ohio
    * Wisconsin Gov. Proposes Drastic Spending Cuts to Districts, Education
    * Gaddafi Forces Launch New Attacks
    * U.S. Warships Head Toward Libya
    * Venezuela Accuses U.S. of “War Mongering”
    * Yemenis Protest Saleh in Largest Protests to Date
    * Thousands Join Anti-Gov’t Protests in Iran
    * Pakistani Minister Who Opposed Blasphemy Laws Slain
    * House Avoids Shutdown with Short-Term Budget Measure
    * Supreme Court Rejects Privacy Rights for Corporations in FOIA Cases
    * Report: Tax Cuts Could Cost 19 States $5.3 Billion
    * Untreated Radioactive Wastewater from Hydrofracking Dumped in Rivers, Streams
    * Dems Urge Probe of Firms Linked to Chamber of Commerce


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