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Democracy Now! – December 11, 2012

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Michigan GOP Push Through Anti-Union, Elite-Backed “Right-to-Work” Law Before House Majority Shrinks; “Protest Here is Vigorous”: Unrest, Polarization Before Egypt’s Referendum; Charles Glass on Syria’s Mutual Destruction and the Unconvincing Fears of Assad’s Chemical Weapons.

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December 11, 2012

    HSBC to Pay $1.9B in Money-Laundering Case
    Standard Chartered Bank Fined for Allegedly Flouting U.S. Sanctions
    Michigan Gov. Snyder to Sign Anti-Union Bills Amid Protests
    Obama Condemns “Right-to-Work” Laws in Michigan
    Mass Protests Expected in Egypt; Demonstrators Attacked in Tahrir Square
    Mali Prime Minister Resigns Following Arrest
    Death Toll in Philippines Typhoon Tops 715
    EU Leaders Call for Unity in Nobel Acceptance Speeches
    Colorado Enacts Law Allowing Recreational Pot Use
    In Reversal, Obama to Accept Corporate Funds for Inauguration
    Former IMF Head Strauss-Kahn Settles Sexual Assault Suit with Hotel Maid
    Thousands Protest Chinese Rule of Tibet Outside U.N. Amid Rise in Self-Immolations
    Intel Report: Asia’s Power to Surpass U.S. and Europe Combined