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Democracy Now! – March 14, 2011

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Japan Facing Biggest Catastrophe Since Dawn of Nuclear Age; Worker Uprising: Up to 185,000 Protest In Madison As Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Signs Union-Busting Bill.

Today’s Headlines

    * Japan: Estimated Death Toll Reaches 10,000 Amid Fears of Nuclear Meltdown
    * Wisconsin Sees Largest Protests Ever Following Passage of Anti-Union Bill
    * Labor Protests Spread Throughout the Country
    * Libya: Pro-Gaddafi Forces Push Back Against Rebels
    * Gulf Nations Send Troops to Bahrain in Effort to Quell Protests
    * Yemen Security Forces Kill Peaceful Protesters
    * Jewish Settlers Murdered in West Bank; Israel Approves More Homes
    * U.S. Official Resigns After Criticizing Treatment of Bradley Manning
    * Judge: U.S. Gov’t May Access Twitter Info in Wikileaks Investigation
    * Unemployment Rate for Iraq, Afghanistan Vets Over 20 Percent
    * Michele Bachman Travels to New Hampshire, Confuses Basic U.S. History