Democracy Now

Democracy Now! – November 17, 2011

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Occupy Wall Street’s National Day of Action Launches with Protest at NY Stock Exchange; Ex-New York Times Freelancer Natasha Lennard on Quitting the Corporate Media in an Occupy Era; 84-Year Old Dorli Rainey, Pepper-Sprayed at Occupy Seattle, Denounces “Worsening” Police Crackdowns; Paramilitary Policing of Occupy Wall Street: Excessive Use of Force Amidst the New Military Urbanism.
Today’s Headlines

    National Day of Action Kicks Off Third Month of OWS
    95 Arrested at Bank of America in San Francisco
    U.S. Establishes Permanent Military Presence in Australia
    Obama in Bali for East Asian Summit
    U.S. Accused of Weakening International Cluster Ban
    U.S. Receives New Bunker-Busting Bombs
    Karzai: No U.S. Agreement Without End to Night Raids
    Arab League Suspends Syria, Gives Deadline
    Gingrich Defends Lucrative Freddie Mac Work
    Invoking OWS, SEIU Gives Obama Early Endorsement
    Suspect Arrested in White House Shooting