Democracy Now

Democracy Now! – December 7, 2011

Hopes Fade for Binding Climate Deal as Durban Summit Enters Final Stages; Canadian Activists Barred From Durban Summit for Protesting Environment Minister; Tuvalu Minister Urges World Leaders to Save Pacific Nations From Rising Seas; Least Developed Countries, Small Island States Face U.S. Resistance to Binding Climate Deal.


    •    Obama Takes on GOP Economic Platform in Fiery Speech
    •    Occupy Wall Street Activists Take Over Foreclosed Homes
    •    Activists Hold Sit-Ins to Challenge Corporate Influence on Capitol Hill
    •    Occupy Encampments Cleared in New Orleans, Hartford
    •    Mine Owner to Pay $209 Million for West Virginia Disaster
    •    19 Killed in Afghan Roadside Bombing
    •    U.S. Ambassador Returns to Syria
    •    Mexican Activists Plead for Protection After Another Murder
    •    Journalist Shot to Death in Honduras
    •    Obama Directs Agencies to Promote LGBT Rights Abroad


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