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Nobel Laureates Call on “Militaristic” United States to Renew Pledge to Protect Human Rights.

No to Violence, Yes to Dialogue: Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Mairead Maguire on Path to Peace Today; Liberian Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Leymah Gbowee: How a Sex Strike Propelled Men to Refuse War; Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Launches Campaign to Stop Killer Robots After Winning Ban on Landmines; Nobel Laureates Call on “Militaristic” United States … Continued


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Democracy Now! – May 16, 2012

As NATO Meets in Chicago, Bill Ayers & Bernardine Dohrn Condemn “Militarized Arm of the 1 Percent”; “What Have We Been Doing?”: Decorated Veteran Aaron Hughes to Return War Medals at Anti-NATO Protest; FBI Crackdown on Anti-War Groups Targets Chicano, Brown Beret Activist Carlos Montes. HeadlinesMay 16, 2012     DOJ Probes JPMorgan Chase for $2 … Continued


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Democracy Now! – May 15, 2012

Crony Capitalism: After Lobbying Against New Financial Regulations, JPMorgan Loses $2B in Risky Bet; Ex-Financial Regulator William Black: Austerity is Sinking Economies from Europe to U.S.; As Obama OKs Weapons to Bahrain, Neurosurgeon Tortured by Regime Faces Trial for Treating Protesters; “Magic Soap” Maker David Bronner on Labeling Genetically Modified Food, Fair Trade, the War … Continued


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Democracy Now! – May 14, 2012

Noam Chomsky: Palestinian Hunger Strike A Protest Against “Violations of Elementary Human Rights”; Chomsky: Occupy Wall Street “Has Created Something That Didn’t Really Exist” in U.S. — Solidarity; Noam Chomsky on WikiLeaks, Obama’s Targeted Assassinations and Latin America’s Break From the U.S. HeadlinesMay 14, 2012     49 Mutilated Bodies Found in Mexico    11 Killed in … Continued


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Democracy Now! – May 10, 2012

Playwright Tony Kushner Hails Obama’s Support for Same-Sex Marriage: “I Felt the Earth Move”; Maurice Sendak (1928-2012): Tony Kushner on the Life and Legacy of Legendary Children’s Author; Tony Kushner on the Overlooked “Radicalism” and Lessons of Abraham Lincoln’s Presidency; Mexican Poet Javier Sicilia Leads U.S. Peace Caravan to Expose Drug War’s Human Toll. HeadlinesMay … Continued