Guns and Butter

Democracy Now! (9 am) – March 9, 2009 at 9:00am

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Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author Alice Walker, CODEPINK Founder Medea Benjamin in Gaza to Mark International Women's Day; Fmr. Irish President Mary Robinson Joins Women Leaders at International Women's Conference in Liberia; AT&T Accused of Discriminating Against Local Public Access Channels, Deadline for Public Comment Expires Tonight.

Headlines

    * Report: World Faces First Global Recession Since WWII
    * US Unemployment Rate Jumps to 8.1 Percent
    * Record 31.8 Million Americans Now on Food Stamps
    * Obama Admits US Isn’t Winning War in Afghanistan; Considers Talks with Taliban
    * Obama to Overturn Stem Cell Research Ban
    * US Military Chief Backs Counterinsurgency for Mexico
    * Mexican Drug Cartels Rely on US Weapons Purchases
    * Wife of Zimbabwean PM Tsvangirai Killed in Car Crash
    * Sudan Threatens to Kick Out More Foreign Aid Groups
    * EU: Israel Is “Actively Pursuing the Illegal Annexation” of East Jerusalem
    * N. Korea Condemns US-South Korean Military Exercise
    * UK Probe Urged over British Role in US Rendition Case
    * Supreme Court Dismisses al-Marri Case
    * Obama Administration Defends John Yoo in Suit Filed by Jose Padilla
    * Two British Troops Killed in North Ireland Attack
    * More Headlines…