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Democracy Now! – September 1, 2011

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Amnesty International Decries Assad Regime’s “Brutal” Crackdown on Syrian Protesters; As Economy Lags, New Study Reveals 25 Top Firms Pay More to CEOs than in Taxes; Alleging Captive Labor, Foreign Students Walk Out of Work-Study Program at Hershey Plant.

Today’s Headlines

    Gaddafi Sons Offer Differing Stances Ahead of Surrender Deadline
    Report: Ex-Bush Official Recently Advised Gaddafi Regime on Winning “Propaganda War”
    Syrian Official Resigns in Protest of Abuses
    U.N.: Millions Remain at Risk in Horn of Africa
    WikiLeaks Blames Guardian for Cable Disclosure
    Obama Reschedules Jobs Speech After Dispute with GOP
    Petraeus Warns Against Military Cutbacks
    Justice Dept. Seeks to Block AT&T Takeover of T-Mobile
    New Details Emerge on NYPD Spy Unit
    Obama’s Uncle Faces Deportation Following Arrest
    3.4-Magnitude Aftershock Hits Virginia
    Role of Firms in CIA Rendition Detailed in Lawsuit
    Maya Angelou Criticizes New MLK Monument