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Democracy Now! – May 23, 2011

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Massey Energy Guilty: West Virginia Probe Finds Coal Giant Systemically Failed to Comply with Law; The Fight over Coal Mining is a “Fight About Democracy”: New Documentary with Robert Kennedy, Jr. Chronicles Campaign to Halt Mountaintop Removal.

Today’s Headlines

    * Obama Mirrors Bush Stance on Israeli Control of West Bank
    * Israel Approves New Settlement Construction in East Jerusalem
    * Thousands Protest U.S. Drone Strikes in Pakistan
    * Pakistani Forces Retake Naval Base
    * Obama Visits Europe, G8 Protests Begin
    * Spanish Governing Party Loses Regional Elections; Protesters Vow Continued Actions
    * 11 Killed in Syrian Gov’t Attack on Funeral
    * 20 Killed in Iraq Violence
    * Yemeni President Rejects Transition Proposal
    * Zelaya Reaches Deal for Return to Honduras
    * U.S. Military Accused of Burying Agent Orange in South Korea
    * United Nations Begins Japan Nuclear Probe
    * 89 Killed in Missouri Tornado