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Democracy Now! – December 12, 2011

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Climate Activists: Durban Deal is “Very Weak” Agreement, Lacks “Ambition, Equity, Justice”; “Don’t Kill Africa”: Climate Activists Occupy Durban Talks Demanding Binding Emissions Cuts; The Lost Decade: Bolivian Pablo Solón Decries Climate Deal Postponing New Emissions Cuts Until 2020; Leymah Gbowee, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf of Liberia Share Nobel Peace Prize With Yemeni Tawakkul Karman.


    U.N. Climate Change Conference Concludes in South Africa amid Criticism
    Tens of Thousands Protest in Russia Following Disputed Parliamentary Elections
    U.S. Special Ops Back Controversial Afghan Military Training Program
    Pakistan Pushes U.S. Troops from Remote Air Base Used in Secret Drone Program
    L.A. Times Reveals Use of Drones by Domestic Law Enforcement Agents
    Occupy Protesters Plan to Shut Down Major West Coast Ports
    Authorities Clear Occupy Boston Encampment; 46 Arrested
    Newt Gingrich Defends Assertion that Palestinian People are “Invented”
    Palestinian Protester Killed by Tear Gas Canister Allegedly Fired by Israeli Soldier
    Tens of Thousands March in New York City to Protest Right-Wing Efforts to Roll Back Voting Rights
    Christian Conservative Group Pressures Companies to Pull Ads From Muslim Family Reality Show
    Nobel Prize Historically Awarded to Three Women
    Mumia Abu-Jamal Speaks About His Removal From Death Row