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Democracy Now! – May 7, 2012

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“A Political Implosion”: Anti-Austerity Parties Win Historic French and Greek Elections; ExxonMobil’s Dirty Secrets From Indonesia to Nigeria to Washington: Steve Coll on “Private Empire”; On Strike: Quebec Students Boycott Classes For 12 Weeks To Protest Proposed Tuition Hikes.

May 7, 2012

    Anti-Austerity Parties Win in France, Greece
    U.S. Drones Hit Yemen, Pakistan
    Report: U.S. Secretly Releasing Afghan Prisoners to Militant Groups
    Guantánamo Defendants Stage “Peaceful Resistance” to Military Commissions
    Bahraini Human Rights Activist Nabeel Rajab Jailed
    Japan Shutters Last Nuclear Power Plant
    Biden: “I Am Absolutely Comfortable” With Same-Sex Marriage
    Federal Probe Launched Into Police Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain
    FBI Pushes National Electronic Surveillance Strategy
    20 Convicted For Protesting NYPD Stop and Frisk Policy
    Beastie Boy Adam Yauch, 47, Dies
    Sarah Shourd and Shane Bauer Marry in California