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Headlines for February 2, 2009 2.2.2009 Democracy Now!
21 Afghan Police Officers Killed in Suicide Bombing, 43 Civilians Die in Pakistan Fighting, UN Worker Kidnapped in Pakistan, GDP Shrinks 3.8%, Most Since 1982, McCaskill on Corporate Executives' Pay: “These People Are Idiots”, Despite Economic Crisis, States Shrink Welfare Rolls, Al Gore: Green Agenda Needed for Global Economic Crisis, Al-Maliki & Allies Poised for Sweeping Victory in Iraq, Sri Lankan Hospital Shelled; 13 Dead, Senate Set to Confirm Holder as Attorney General, Daschle Questioned Over Tax Problems, Obama Expected to Tap GOP Senator to be Commerce Secretary, Michael Steele Becomes First African American to Chair RNC, Obama Decides Not to End Extraordinary Rendition Program, Olmert Vows "Disproportionate Response" Against Palestinians, ...
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Maliki Allies Ahead in Iraqi Election; Voters See Election of Maliki's Party as "Most Expedient Way to End the Occupation" 2.2.2009 Democracy Now!
In Iraq, Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki and his allies look poised for a sweeping victory in provincial polls held Saturday. We speak to two independent journalists just back from Iraq, Rick Rowley and David Enders. Rowley said, "Many Iraqis saw this, the votes they were casting in this election, as a way to end the American occupation." [includes rush transcript]
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Iraq's Shocking Human Toll: About 1 Million Killed, 4.5 Million Displaced, 1-2 Million Widows, 5 Million Orphans 2.2.2009 AlterNet
We are now able to estimate the number of Iraqis who have been killed, widowed, orphaned, and displaced by Bush's war.
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Economic Stimulus Moves to Senate Following House Approval 29.1.2009 Democracy Now!
The House has passed an $819 billion stimulus package, marking one of the most expensive pieces of legislation ever to move through Congress. Not a single Republican voted for the bill. We speak to William Greider, national affairs correspondent for The Nation magazine. [includes rush transcript]
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Palestinian Astrophysicist in US Recounts How His 11-Year-Old Son Died When Israeli Warplanes Bombed His Family's House 16.1.2009 Democracy Now!
As the Palestinian death toll in Israel's assault on Gaza climbs above 1,100, we take a look behind the statistics. Suleiman Baraka is a Palestinian astrophysicist working at Virgnia Tech with NASA. His eleven-year-old son Ibrahim was killed in an Israeli air strike on his house. His wife and three other children are now homeless in Gaza, along with seventeen members of his family. In his first broadcast interview in the US, Suleiman Baraka tells his story. We also speak with Suleiman's brother, Sayed, who arrived at the house seconds after it was bombed. [includes rush transcript]
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As Shinseki Vows to Transform VA, a Look at "Washington's Battle Against America's Veterans" 15.1.2009 Democracy Now!
President-elect Barack Obama's pick to head the Department of Veterans Affairs, retired Army General Eric Shinseki, vowed to transform the VA during his confirmation hearing on Wednesday. We speak with journalist Aaron Glantz, author of The War Comes Home: Washington's Battle against America's Veterans. [includes rush transcript]
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Conflict in the Democratic Republic of the Congo 1.1.2009 Oxfam International RSS main feed

Since 1998, an estimated 5.4 million people have lost their lives in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in the deadliest conflict since the Second World War.

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Jantar Mantar: India's Sphinx 19.4.2006 Good News India
Although in its judgment of April 17,2006, the Supreme Court has not stopped construction of the Sardar Sarovar Dam, Medha Patkar and her humble-folk friends, who fasted for twenty days, have scored significant victories. The Court has given just 3 months to the involved states to comply with letter and spirit of true rehabilitation of ousted people; or, it’d order stoppage of construction. A report by ministers of the Central Government has damned official statements and given credence to Medha Patkar’s claim of several years that relief and rehabilitation were a sham. Above all, Medha’s struggle of twenty…
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