Democracy Now

Democracy Now – May 2, 2012

Obama Touts War’s End in Afghanistan, But Critics See Election-Year Guise for Prolonged Occupation; May Day Protests Span the Globe With Calls for Economic Justice, International Solidarity; May Day Legacy of Labor, Immigrant Rights Joined by New Generation of Occupy for Historic Protests; As Students Revolt Over Cutbacks and Debt, NYC Occupy Stages May Day “Free University” for the 99%.

May 2, 2012

    May Day Protests Held Worldwide; Dozens Arrested in U.S.
    Obama Pays Surprise Visit to Afghanistan
    11 Killed in Egypt Clashes
    Chinese Activist Released from Hiding in Beijing
    Watchdog Asks FCC to Revoke News Corp. Licenses in U.S.
    Bolivia Nationalizes Spanish-Owned Electrical Firm
    5 Cleveland Activists Arrested for Informant-Abetted Bombing Plot
    U.S. Citizen Convicted for Planning NYC Subway Bombing
    Order Blocking De-funding of Planned Parenthood is Reversed
    Gay Romney Spokesperson Forced to Resign
    Expose on Immigrant Children Among Recipients of Hillman Journalism Prize


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