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Democracy Now! – September 7, 2012

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Obama Accepts Democratic Nomination for Re-Election with Appeal for More Time to Bring Change; “Effective Evil” or Progressives’ Best Hope? Glen Ford vs. Michael Eric Dyson on Obama’s Presidency; Accepting Democratic Nomination, Obama Pledges to Revive U.S. Economy While Protecting the Environment; South African Ambassador Ebrahim Rasool on Obama, Miners and Confronting Islamophobia in the U.S.; Rep. John Lewis, Civil Rights Icon, on Re-Electing Obama and Fighting to Protect the Vote; Ex-Mich. Gov. Jennifer Granholm: “In Romney’s World, Cars Get the Elevator, Workers Get the Shaft.”

Headlines
September 7, 2012

    Labor Figures Disappoint with Just 96,000 New Jobs
    Obama Accepts Nomination for Re-Election at DNC
    Earthquake Kills 50, Displaces Thousands in China
    U.N. Food Agency Urges Action to Avoid Crisis
    Striking Miners Released from Jail in South Africa
    Israeli Strikes Kill 6 in Gaza
    Israeli Defense Minister: U.S.-Israel Have “Different” Clocks on Iran
    Obama Talks Drone Strike Criteria, Claims “Due Process”
    Colombia Rejects Ceasefire Call During Talks With Rebels
    Drug War Caravan Holds NYC Vigil
    Ryan: GOP Ticket Welcomes Debate on Medicare
    CNN International Criticized for Keeping Bahrain Doc Off the Air
    5 Killed in Bombing Near Damascus Mosque