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Democracy Now! – May 1, 2013

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Obama Vows to Seek Guantánamo Closure, But Immediate Action Could Prevent Hunger Strikers’ Deaths; As Bangladesh Toll Hits 400, Calls Grow to Grant Workers the Same Protections as Labels They Make; Tennis Star Martina Navratilova, Among First “Out” Pro Athletes, Congratulates NBA’s Jason Collins.

May 1, 2013

    Obama Renews Guantánamo Closure Vow, Defends Force-Feeding
    Report: U.S. Close to Arming Syrian Rebels
    U.S. Deploying Troops in Mali
    May Day Protests Worldwide Oppose Austerity, Exploitation
    Ríos Montt Genocide Trial Resumes in Guatemela
    Arab League Renews Israel Peace Offer, Accepts Land Swaps
    FDA Lowers Plan B Eligibility Age to 15 Years Old
    Zimmerman Waives “Stand Your Ground” Hearing
    San Francisco Gay Pride Parade Revokes Grand Marshal Honor for Bradley Manning
    Same-Sex Civil Unions Begin in Colorado