Democracy Now

Democracy Now! – January 6, 2014

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Rethinking Marijuana: As Colorado Opens World’s First Pot Retail Stores, NY to Allow Medical Usage; “Drugs Aren’t the Problem”: Neuroscientist Carl Hart on Brain Science & Myths about Addiction; A Socialist Elected in Seattle: Kshama Sawant on Occupy, Fight for 15, Boeing’s “Economic Blackmail.”

Headlines
January 6, 2014

    Iraq Loses Control of Fallujah, Key Site in U.S. War
    Syria Rebels Battle Al-Qaeda-Linked Fighters
    Afghanistan: Violence Against Women Hits Record High
    “Polar Vortex” Brings Life-Threatening Cold to U.S.
    Australia Suffers Hottest Year on Record
    30,000 African Migrants Protest Detention Law in Israel
    Kerry: Saudi King Voices “Enthusiastic Support” for Peace Talks
    Egypt Court Sentences 12 Activists to Suspended Jail Terms
    Boeing Workers Accept Major Concessions to Keep 777X in Washington
    NSA Declines to Specify Whether It’s Spying on Congress
    Report: Oil in ND Train Explosion Contained High Levels of Flammable Chemicals
    AP: States Confirm Oil, Gas Drilling Contaminates Well Water
    USDA Proposes Lifting Restrictions on GMO Corn, Soybean Seeds