Democracy Now

Democracy Now! – September 4, 2012

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Ahead of Charlotte DNC, Hundreds Protest Corporate Giants in “March on Wall Street South”; Grassroots Leader Rev. Dr. William Barber on the Fight for Voting, Civil Rights in North Carolina; Baldemar Velasquez Draws on Years of Farm Worker Organizing to Continue Struggle in Anti-Union South; Bright Lights of Charlotte’s DNC Cast Shadow Over City’s Poor and Marginalized; Diverse Causes Join Forces in Charlotte to Kick Off Week of Protests at DNC; Why Did the Dems Choose Charlotte? Examining Obama’s Close Ties to Utility Giant Duke Energy; No Papers, No Fear: Busload of Undocumented Immigrants Defy Risks to Bring Message to DNC.

September 4, 2012

    United Nations: Record 100,000 Fled Syria in August
    U.S. Drone Strikes Kill 13 in Pakistan, Yemen
    U.S. Embassy Vehicle Attacked in Pakistan
    Bahrain Court Upholds Convictions of Opposition Activists
    NATO Suspends Afghan Police Training Following Wave of Attacks
    6 Killed in Suicide Attack at NATO Base
    Hurricane Isaac Toll Stands at 8
    Obama: RNC Devoid of Substance on Policy
    Romney Hits Obama on Jobs and Distances Self from Bush
    Federal Court Strikes Down Ohio Ban on Early Weekend Voting
    Karl Rove Apologizes for Joking of Todd Akin Murder
    Chicago Teachers Rally Ahead of Potential Strike
    Hundreds Protest in Charlotte Before DNC
    Anti-Coup Protests Grow in Maldives
    South African Prosecutors Withdraw Charges Against Miners as Unrest Spreads
    Prosecutors Close Probe of Arizona Sheriff Arpaio
    Pentagon Threatens Legal Action Against Ex-SEAL over Bin Laden Book