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Democracy Now! – August 20, 2012

End the WikiLeaks Witch Hunt: Julian Assange’s Full Address from the Ecuadorean Embassy; Tariq Ali, Ex-U.K. Ambassador Craig Murray Praise Ecuador for Granting Asylum to Julian Assange; Solidarity Protests Held Worldwide After Russian Court Sentences Pussy Riot Members to 2-Year Term; “Nonprofits” Tied to Karl Rove, Koch Brothers Spend Millions on Elections and Call it Public Welfare.

August 20, 2012

    Julian Assange Calls on U.S. to End “War on Whistleblowers”
    U.S. Drone Strikes Kill 13 in Pakistan
    Last U.N. Monitors Withdraw from Syria
    Obama, Ryan Trade Barbs on Medicare Plans
    Ryan Backed Stimulus Spending in 2002
    GOP Senate Candidate Says Women Can Avoid Pregnancy in “Legitimate Rape”
    Kansas Prosecutors Drop Planned Parenthood Case
    Striking Miners Face Deadline Days After Mass Slaying
    Afghan Officer Kills 2 U.S. Soldiers
    Gov’t Forces Kill Young Protester in Bahrain

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