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Democracy Now! – November 5, 2012

“We Need Help”: Battered by Sandy, Desperate Residents of New York’s Far Rockaways Plead for Aid; After Sandy, Occupy Movement Re-Emerges as Relief Hub for Residents in Need; Starting Line of Canceled Marathon, New York’s Staten Island Overcome by Post-Sandy Desperation; Staten Island Borough President James Molinaro Denounces Red Cross Response to Superstorm Sandy; As Sandy Relief Lags, Residents From Red Hook to Hoboken Band Together for Community Response.

November 5, 2012

    Power Mostly Restored Post-Sandy, But 1.85 Million Still in the Dark
    New York City Faces Housing Crisis for 40,000 Displaced Residents
    Sandy Destroys Haitian Agriculture, Threatens 1.5 Million With Hunger
    Obama, Romney Hit Battleground States as Campaign Ends
    Obama Holds Electoral College Lead in Battleground Polls
    Ohio Sees 1.6 Million Early Voter Turnout; New ID Law Could Disqualify Ballots
    Florida Dems File Suit to Extend Early Voting
    Studies: Outside Groups Spend $1.11 Billion on Election; 81% of “Dark Money” Benefits GOP
    Syrian Opposition Holds Unity Talks Amidst New Violence
    Kuwait Forces Continue Crackdown on Thousands of Protesters
    Report: Israeli Military Refused Orders to Prepare for Iran Strike
    Heavily Armed Police Carry Out Colorado Eviction


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