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Democracy Now! – June 20, 2011

Glenn Greenwald: Could Obama Be Impeached for Waging War in Libya Without Approval of Congress?; Glenn Greenwald: Supporters of Bradley Manning Risk Jail for Refusing to Testify in WikiLeaks Probe; Glenn Greenwald: Why Was Rep. Weiner Forced to Resign While Bush and Cheney Walk Free?; New York State Moves Toward Legalizing Same-Sex Marriages; The Audacity of Hope: U.S. Peace Activists to Sail to Gaza in Humanitarian Flotilla; Harvard, Vanderbilt, Spelman Exposed for Taking Part in “African Land Grab.”

Today’s Headlines

    * NATO Bombs Libyan Home, Killing Nine Civilians, Including Two Babies
    * Obama Rejects Senior Legal Advice to Continue Libya War Without Congressional Authorization
    * Gates Acknowledges U.S. in Preliminary Talks with Taliban
    * Iraq Claims U.S. Lost $18.7 Billion, Tripling Initial Reports
    * Nebraska Nuclear Plants on Alert Following Missouri River Flooding
    * Spain: Tens of Thousands March to Protest Unemployment, Failing Economy
    * Syria President Vows Dialogue While Blaming Uprising on “Saboteurs”
    * Pakistan: Drone Strike Kills Seven amid Protests
    * Investigation Opens on Bush-Era Attempts to Discredit Iraq War Critic, Professor Juan Cole
    * Former Guatemala Military Official Arrested for Involvement in Hundreds of Mass Killings
    * U.N. Passes Historic Resolution Endorsing Rights of Gay, Lesbian, Transgender People
    * Southwest Wildfires Continue to Burn, John McCain Blames Undocumented Immigrants

 

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