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Democracy Now! – July 22, 2013

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As Protests Continue over Verdict, Obama Says “Trayvon Martin Could Have Been Me 35 Years Ago”; Cornel West: Obama’s Response to Trayvon Martin Case Belies Failure to Challenge “New Jim Crow”; Censoring Howard Zinn: Former Indiana Gov. Tried to Remove “A People’s History” From State Schools.

July 22, 2013

    Thousands Join “Justice for Trayvon” Rallies Nationwide
    Obama Questions “Stand Your Ground” Laws
    Pentagon: 71 Guantánamo Prisoners to Receive Parole Hearings
    FISA Court OKs New Order for Bulk Collection of Phone Data
    Panama Releases Ex-CIA Officer Sought by Italy in Torture, Kidnap Case
    Attacks Kill Dozens in Iraq
    Palestinian Authority: Formal Talks Won’t Happen Without Israeli Settlement Freeze
    Venezuela Suspends U.S. Talks After Criticism from U.N. Nominee
    U.S. Jets Drop Unarmed Bombs on Australian Reef
    Japan: Contaminated Water Leaking Into Sea
    At Least 75 Killed in China Earthquake
    Michigan Judge Challenges Detroit Bankruptcy Filing
    New York Times Reporter Ordered to Testify in Trial of Alleged Source
    Helen Thomas, “Dean of White House Press Corps,” Dies at 92