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Democracy Now! – August 29, 2011

“We Are Still Under Siege”: Vermont Gov. Shumlin on Catastrophic Flooding & Climate Change; Bill McKibben: Will Hurricane Irene Be a Wake-Up Call about Climate Change?; Shored Up: Debate over Development on Barrier Islands Intensifies After Hurricane; NYC Criticized For Failing To Evacuate Prisoners at Rikers Island Ahead of Hurricane; Global Warming & War: New Study Finds Link Between Climate Change and Conflict.

Today’s Headlines

    Hurricane Irene Pummels East Coast With Massive Flooding; At Least 22 Dead
    Libya: NATO Bombs Gaddafi’s Hometown
    U.S. Journalist Among 10,000 Prisoners Freed in Libya
    U.S. Claims Senior Level Al-Qaeda Officer Killed By CIA Drone Attack in Pakistan
    Report: U.S. Special Forces May Have Killed BBC Journalist in Afghanistan
    Suicide Mosque Bombing Kills at Least 28 in Iraq
    Israel Orders Reinforcements Deployed to Gaza Strip, Egypt Border
    Wikileaks Cables Confirm U.S. Efforts to Push Genetically Engineered Food Abroad
    U.S. Soldier Suspected Of Killing Four Found Dead In Philadelphia Suburb
    Widow of Army Ranger Removed From Event After Confronting Donald Rumsfeld
    Canada Holds State Funeral to Honor Opposition Leader Jack Layton

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