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Democracy Now! – May 15, 2012

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Crony Capitalism: After Lobbying Against New Financial Regulations, JPMorgan Loses $2B in Risky Bet; Ex-Financial Regulator William Black: Austerity is Sinking Economies from Europe to U.S.; As Obama OKs Weapons to Bahrain, Neurosurgeon Tortured by Regime Faces Trial for Treating Protesters; “Magic Soap” Maker David Bronner on Labeling Genetically Modified Food, Fair Trade, the War on Hemp.

May 15, 2012

    Palestinian Prisoners Approve Deal to End Hunger Strike
    Palestinians Mark “Nakba” With Day of Protest
    Colorado Lawmakers Nix Same-Sex Union Bill
    Obama Delivers Commencement Address to Women Graduates
    Report: NATO Failed to Fully Investigate Civilian Deaths in Libya Bombing
    Head of Anti-Whaling Group Sea Shepherd Arrested in Germany for 2002 Confrontation
    Malaysian Tribunal Finds Bush, Cheney Guilty of War Crimes
    California Governor Unveils Cuts, Tax Hikes to Overcome Budget Shortfall
    Democrats Accept Corporate Funds for Convention
    Activists Protest Resumption of Controversial Immigration Policy in New York
    Report: Attorney in Clarence Aaron Drug Pardon Case Withheld Vital Information
    Obama Hailed for Same-Sex Marriage Stance at Campaign Fundraiser
    Rebekah Brooks Charged in Murdoch Phone-Hacking Scandal
    Ron Paul to Suspend Campaigning, Focus on Delegates