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Democracy Now! – September 20, 2011

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Troy Davis Set To Be Executed on Wednesday After Georgia Pardons Board Denies Clemency; Rev. Jesse Jackson on Taxing the Rich, Occupy Wall Street Protest and Palestinian Statehood; “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” Ban on Gay and Lesbians in the U.S. Military is Lifted; Court Ruling Backs Ecuadorian Effort to Hold Chevron Accountable For Amazon Pollution.

Today’s Headlines

    Yemen: 9 Killed as Government Escalates Deadliest Period in Eight Month-Old Uprising
    President Obama Unveils Plan To Cut $3 Trillion From Deficit
    “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” Prohibition of Openly Gay Military Servicemembers Expires
    Study: 37 Percent of Young Families With Children Were Living in Poverty Last Year
    Israel Proposes Netanyahu, Abbas Meeting
    Former FBI Informants Link U.S. Law Enforcement Officials to Mexican Drug Cartels
    Insurance Company Files Suit Against Saudi Arabia For Indirectly Funding 9/11
    Chinese Protesters Shut Down Solar Factory Accused Of Dumping Toxic Waste
    Justice Depart Accuses Texas Statehouse of Disenfranchising Minority Voters in Redistricting Efforts
    Pennsylvania Considers Controversial Electoral College Voting Changes
    Spanish Teacher Strike Shuts Down Hundreds Of Schools
    Occupy Wall Street Protests Persist Amid 6 Arrests