Democracy Now

Democracy Now! – November 18, 2011

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Occupy Wall Street Draws Massive Turnout in NYC and Across the Nation to Mark 2-Month Milestone; Hip-Hop Legend Russell Simmons, Member of the 1%, on Why He Supports the 99% and OWS; New York City Students Join OWS Day of Action with Union Square Rally, March; SEIU President, Union Leaders Arrested in OWS Brooklyn Bridge Protest Demanding Job Creation; NYC Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Detained in Zuccotti Raid, Urges Mass Involvement in OWS; Projectionists Light Up New York City Buildings, and Protesters’ Spirits, with Occupy-Themed Display; The Revolution Will Be Live-Streamed: Global Revolution TV, the Occupy Movement’s Video Hub; Occupy Oakland Protester Pancho Ramos Stierle Faces Deportation After Arrest While Meditating.



OWS Marks 2 Months with Protests, March on Brooklyn Bridge
Scores Arrested in Occupy Protests Nationwide
Census: Nearly 1 in 3 U.S. Children Live in Poverty
DHS to Review Deportations of Undocumented Immigrants
Obama Rejected EPA Smog Standards After Intense Lobbying
Clinton to Visit Burma; Aung San Suu Kyi to Run for Parliament
Tens of Thousands Rally in Egypt Against Military Rulers
Kenya Seeks U.S. Military Help for Somalia Operation
Brazil Probes Chevron over Major Oil Spill Near Rio de Janeiro
Court OKs Challenge to Lifting of California Gay Marriage Ban
Justice Dept. Probes Miami Police over Lethal Shootings
National Press Club Suspends Journalist After Questioning of Saudi Prince