Democracy Now

Democracy Now! – December 20, 2011

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The Death of Kim Jong-il and the Future of U.S. Relations with the Two Koreas; North Korea’s Human Rights Record Assailed as Nation Prepares for Transition of Power; Police Crackdown on Occupy Wall Street Protesters, Journalists on Movement’s 3-Month Mark; Crippling the Right to Organize: GOP Inaction May Leave National Labor Relations Board Inoperable.


    Military Prosecutors Claim Link Between Bradley Manning, Wikileaks
    As U.S. Troops Leave Iraq; Iraqi Gov’t Issues Arrest Warrant For VP
    Egypt: Military, Police Continue Violent Crackdown on Tahrir Square Protesters
    At Least 100 People Killed Monday in Ongoing Syrian Crackdown
    Russia Demands NATO Respond to Reports of Civilian Casualties in Libya
    North Korea Enters Mourning Period Following Kim Jong-il’s Death
    Panetta Warns Iran Could Build Nuclear Bomb With One Year’s Time
    Eight Occupy Des Moines Demonstrators Arrested at Iowa Democratic Party Headquarters
    Report: Seven Largest Banks on Track For Record-Breaking $156 Billion in Compensation
    Study Finds 1.6 Million Children Homeless in 2010
    Study: One-Third of Young People Will Be Arrested Before Age 23
    Hundreds Protest in Kazakhstan Following Fatal Police Crackdowns
    Belarus: Police Detain Dozens After Candle-Lit Vigil to Protest Lukashenko Re-election
    Army Veteran Detained By Arizona Sheriff’s Deputies Now on Life Support, Body Bears Signs of Tasing