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Democracy Now! – April 18, 2012

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ALEC Drops Push for Voter ID, Stand Your Ground Laws After Public Outcry Sparks Corporate Exodus; Kony 2012: Ugandans Criticize Popular Video for Backing U.S. Military Intervention in Central Africa.

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April 18, 2012

    Thousands Protest Income Inequality in Occupy Tax Day Protests
    Citigroup Shareholders Reject Massive Pay Package for CEO
    Obama Unveils Oil Market Regulation, But Spares Financial Speculators
    ALEC Drops Push for “Stand Your Ground,” Voter ID Laws
    Court Upholds Arizona Voter ID Measure
    Syria: U.N. to Deploy More Monitors as Gov’t Continues Attacks on Rebel Areas
    Palestinians Mark Prisoners’ Day as Hunger Striker Released
    Burmese Leader Suu Kyi to Make First Foreign Trip in 24 Years
    Report: DOJ Withheld Evidence that May Have Exonerated Prisoners
    Supreme Court Weighs Retroactive Use of Fair Sentencing Drug Law
    Data: Welfare Drug Testing Strains, Rather Than Boosts, State Budgets