Democracy Now

Democracy Now! – July 17, 2013

Listen Download | podcast

California Prisoners Challenge Solitary, Jail Conditions with Largest Hunger Strike in State History;Michelle Alexander: “Zimmerman Mindset” Endangers Young Black Lives With Poverty, Prison & Murder; Trayvon Martin’s Unpunished Shooting Death Among 100+ Extrajudicial Killings of Unarmed Blacks.

Headlines
July 17, 2013

    “Justice for Trayvon” Rallies Continue Ahead of Weekend Action
    Florida Activists Occupy Governor’s Office, Seek Repeal of “Stand Your Ground”
    Holder Rebukes “Stand Your Ground” in NAACP Address
    Stevie Wonder Boycotts Florida, Other “Stand Your Ground” States
    Juror: Trayvon Martin Killing was Justified
    Snowden Applies for Temporary Asylum in Russia
    White House to Russia: Snowden Not a Human Rights Activist or Dissident
    FISA Court Orders Release of PRISM Order
    19 Groups Sue NSA over Mass Collection of Phone Data
    Senate Votes on Obama Picks in Deal Preserving Filibuster
    U.N.: Syria’s Refugee Flight Worst Since Rwandan Genocide
    Egypt Swears in New Cabinet; Muslim Brotherhood Rejects “Illegitimate” Gov’t
    Over 100 Arrested at North Carolina’s 11th “Moral Monday”