Latest Democracy Now! listening.

Headlines for April 13, 2010; Group: Justice Stevens a “Champion of the Constitution in the Face of the Court’s Increasingly Conservative Jurisprudential Trend”; Glenn Greenwald on Why Elena Kagan Would Shift the Supreme Court to the Right and the Death of Dawn Johnsen’s OLC Nomination; Alice Walker on “Overcoming Speechlessness: A Poet Encounters the Horror in Rwanda, Eastern Congo and Palestine/Israel”

Headlines for April 14, 2010; Was Obama Nuke Summit Necessary or Just “Nuclear Alarmism”? And What About Israel’s Arsenal?; Charles Bowden on “Murder City: Ciudad Juárez and the Global Economy’s New Killing Fields”; World-Renowned Scientist Dr. Theo Colborn on the Health Effects of Water Contamination from Fracking

Headlines for April 15, 2010; Environmentalist, 350.org Founder Bill McKibben on “Eaarth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet” ; Jailed UBS Whistleblower Bradley Birkenfeld Makes Tax Day Clemency Request to President Obama; Binghamton, NY Marks Tax Day with City Hall Counter Tallying Cost of Iraq, Afghan Wars; 12-Year-Old Des Moines, IA Peace Activist Faces Trespassing Charge for Antiwar Protest at Offices of Sen. Harkin

Headlines for April 16, 2010; Jailed Whistleblower: US Lawmakers Held Offshore UBS Accounts ; Obama’s New Space Exploration Plan Includes Major Role for Private Firms; Legal Defender Isabel Garcia: Arizona Bill Forcing Officers to Determine Immigration Status Marks “All-Out Assault” on Latino Communities; Author Nikolas Kozloff on “No Rain in the Amazon: How South America’s Climate Change Affects the Entire Planet”

Headlines for April 19, 2010; Jim Shultz on “Dignity and Defiance: Stories from Bolivia’s Challenge to Globalization”; The Cochabamba Water Wars: Marcela Olivera Reflects on the Tenth Anniversary of the Popular Uprising Against Bechtel and the Privatization of the City’s Water Supply; Bolivian UN Ambassador Pablo Solon on the World Peoples’ Summit on Climate Change and Rights of Mother Earth

Headlines for April 20, 2010; Bolivian Indigenous Activist: We Must Respect Mother Earth, Our Pachamama; As Protests Mount Against San Cristóbal Silver Mine, Bolivia Looks to Extract Massive Lithium Reserves, But at What Cost?; Actress Q’orianka Kilcher on Climate Change Activism: Public Figures and Celebrities “Have a Responsibility to Help Give a Voice to the Voiceless”; Pat Mooney on the Dangers of Geoengineering and Manipulating the Planet to Combat Climate Change

Headlines for April 21, 2010; Evo Morales Opens Climate Change Conference in Tiquipaya; “The Most Important Event in the Struggle Against Climate Change” – Nigerian Environmentalist Nnimmo Bassey on Bolivia Climate Conference; Why Is the US Cutting Off Climate Aid to the Poorest Country in South America? – Bolivian Climate Negotiator Angélica Navarro; “The World Is Changing in a More Progressive Way, and It’s Taking Place Here” – Boaventura de Sousa Santos on Bolivia Climate Summit; Bolivian Indigenous Activists Call for End to Polluting Extractive Industries Inside Bolivia

Headlines for April 22, 2010; New Senate Climate Bill Is “Slap in the Face to Everything that Earth Day Stands For”
; Mesa 18: Dissident Groups Host Alternative Meeting Outside World Peoples’ Climate Summit; Ex-Leader of Bolivia Peasant Workers near San Cristóbal Mine Says Company Lied About Water Pollution, Demands Pay for Vast Water Usage; From Melting Glaciers to Structural Adjustment: Maude Barlow on the Need for Water Justice; Bolivia Climate Conference Moves to Establish Universal Declaration of the Rights of Mother Earth; Bolivian Conservationist Calls for Preservation of Madidi Region, One of the Most Biodiverse Areas of World

Headlines for April 23, 2010; Bolivian President Evo Morales on President Obama: “I Can’t Believe a Black President Can Hold So Much Vengeance Against an Indian President”

Headlines for April 26, 2010; “The United Nations Is Beyond Reform…It Has to Be Reinvented” – Fmr. UN General Assembly President Miguel d’Escoto; Radio Gente: Cochabamba Radio Station Airs Democracy Now! in Spanish

Headlines for April 27, 2010; “Avatar” Director James Cameron Follows Box Office Success with Advocacy for Indigenous Struggles; John Ross on “El Monstruo: Dread and Redemption in Mexico City”; Rep. Grijalva Calls for Federal Non-Cooperation with Controversial AZ Immigration Bill

Headlines for April 28, 2010; Immigration Advocates Rise Up in Anger Over Arizona Law; House Vote On Puerto Rico’s Status Divides Hispanic Lawmakers; Goldman Execs Grilled Over Role in Inflating Housing Bubble and Then Betting on Collapse; “Plunder: The Crime Of Our Time” – Danny Schechter Takes on Wall St. in New Film; After 3 Years in Pretrial Solitary Confinement, Fahad Hashmi Pleads Guilty on Eve of Terror Trial

Headlines for April 29, 2010; Attorney Uncovers Docs Implicating Vatican in Sexual Abuse Coverup; Punk Rock Legend Patti Smith on her Life, Her Art, Her Singing and Speaking Out

Headlines for April 30, 2010; “You Got Bailed Out We Got Sold Out” – Thousands Protest on Wall Street; Spewing 5,000 Barrels of Oil a Day, BP Spill Hits Louisiana Coastline; Paramilitaries Kill Two Human Rights Activists in Oaxaca; Dorothy Height (1912 – 2010): Civil Rights Leader Remembered for Lifelong Activism; UC Berkeley Student Senate Fails to Override Veto of Israel Divestment Measure

Headlines for May 03, 2010; BP Oil Spill Worsens With No Solution in Sight, 210,000 Gallons a Day Spew into Gulf of Mexico; Chilean Author Isabel Allende on Her New Novel “Island Beneath the Sea,” From the Slave Uprising in Haiti to 19th Century New Orleans

Headlines for May 04, 2010; EXCLUSIVE…Secret Recording of Erik Prince Reveals Previously Undisclosed Blackwater Ops; Protests in Greece in Response to Severe Austerity Measures in EU, IMF Bailout; On 40th Anniversary of Kent State Shootings, Truth Tribunal Seeks Answers

Headlines for May 05, 2010; Amy Goodman and Democracy Now! Producers File Lawsuit Over RNC Arrests; BP Oil Spill Highlights Poor Safety Record, the Worst of Any Oil Company in America; BP Funnels Millions into Lobbying to Influence Regulation and Re-Brand Image; U.S. Says Suspect Admits to Failed Times Square Bombing

Headlines for May 06, 2010; Pima County Sheriff Refuses to Enforce “Unconstitutional” Controversial AZ Anti-Immigrant Law; From Basketball to Baseball, Professional Athletes Speak Out in Opposition to AZ Immigration Law; House Vote On Puerto Rico’s Status Divides Hispanic Lawmakers; Muslim Vendor Gets No Credit in Helping to Foil Times Square Bomb Plot; History of BP Includes Role in 1953 Iran Coup After Nationalization of Oil

Headlines for May 07, 2010; Juan Gonzalez: Big Banks Making a Bundle On New Construction as Schools Bear the Cost; Government Exempted BP from Environmental Review; Lieberman, Brown Proposal to Strip Terror Suspects of U.S. Citizenship is “Constitutional Buffoonery,” Says Attorney; “Mom: A Celebration of Mothers from StoryCorps”

Headlines for May 10, 2010; Progressives Divided over Obama’s Nomination of Elena Kagan to Supreme Court; Peter Maass on “Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil”; Court Orders Documentary Filmmaker to Hand Ecuador Footage to Chevron

Headlines for May 10, 2010; Progressives Divided over Obama’s Nomination of Elena Kagan to Supreme Court; Peter Maass on “Crude World: The Violent Twilight of Oil”; Court Orders Documentary Filmmaker to Hand Ecuador Footage to Chevron

Headlines for May 14, 2010; Arizona Students Protest New Law Banning Ethnic Studies Classes; 40 Years Ago: Police Kill Two Students at Jackson State in Mississippi, Ten Days After Kent State Killings

Headlines for May 17, 2010; Denied Entry: Israel Blocks Noam Chomsky from Entering West Bank to Deliver Speech; Afghans Protest Deadly Nighttime Raid: “If the Americans Do This Again, We Are Ready to Shed Our Blood Fighting Them”; Student Strike at University of Puerto Rico Enters 28th Day

Headlines for May 19, 2010; In “Mini-Super Tuesday” Primaries, Defeats for Party Establishments on Both Sides of the Aisle; Family of Slain 7-Year-Old Aiyana Jones Files Lawsuit Against Detroit Police

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