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Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/7 through our website and podcasts.

Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/7 through our website and podcasts.

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New York, NY

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Pacifica

Description:

Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/7 through our website and podcasts.

Language:

English

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Democracy Now! 207 W. 25th St., Floor 11 New York, NY 10001 +1 (212) 431-9090


Episodes

Democracy Now! 2020-04-01 Wednesday

4/1/2020
Delivery drivers at UPS demand safe working conditions to avoid illness amid a massive increase in online orders; How pregnant people are coping with uncertain conditions during the pandemic; Calls grow to cancel rent during the coronavirus outbreak.

Duration:00:59:01

Supreme Court Crushes Media Diversity in Ruling on Lawsuit Accusing Comcast of Racial Discrimination

3/31/2020
The Supreme Court has postponed oral arguments, but handed down five opinions on last Monday, including a decision considered a blow for the civil rights community: the case of Comcast v. National Association of African American-Owned Media.

Duration:00:13:05

Democracy Now! 2020-03-31 Tuesday

3/31/2020
Michigan becomes a growing hot spot for coronavirus and struggles to prepare for a surge in COVID-19 cases; We speak with Tara Reade about her allegations that Joe Biden assaulted her when he was a senator and she was his staff assistant in 1993.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-03-30 Monday

3/30/2020
The coronavirus is described as the public health failure of the century; In New York, tens of thousands of unhoused people are left with no way to safely shelter in place; A group of unhoused mothers, families and elders reclaim vacant Los Angeles homes.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-03-27 Friday

3/27/2020
Congressmember Ilhan Omar and author Matt Stoller join us as Congress votes on a $2 trillion emergency relief package to address the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus; We look at domestic violence during the pandemic.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-03-26 Thursday

3/26/2020
We get an update from a New York City emergency room doctor; Bernie Sanders successfully strengthens assistance to laid-off workers in the $2.2 trillion emergency relief package; India orders 1.3 billion people to shelter in place.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-03-25 Wednesday

3/25/2020
New York City has 60% of all new COVID-19 cases in the U.S.; Spain is becoming the COVID-19 epicenter of Europe; Puerto Rico announces $787 million financial package; Sen. Richard Burr received privileged briefings about economic threat of coronavirus.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-03-24 Tuesday

3/24/2020
Senate Democrats stop Republicans from advancing a coronavirus stimulus package many are calling a corporate bailout; Brigades of Cuban doctors combat the spread of COVID-19 internationally; COVID-19 has begun to spread in the U.S. prison system.

Duration:00:59:01

"I'm Nine Months Pregnant, and I'm Bringing My Baby into a World I No Longer Understand."

3/23/2020
Reporter Amy Littlefield joins us to discuss her article, “I’m nine months pregnant, and I’m bringing my baby into a world I no longer understand. I have to remain hopeful anyway.”

Duration:00:20:46

Democracy Now! 2020-03-23 Monday

3/23/2020
COVID-19 could spread like wildfire among the 37,000 people held in immigrant detention centers that contract with ICE; The U.S. continues to have a desperate lack of tests and protective gear for frontline medical workers.

Duration:00:59:01

"This Is a War," Says Doctor on COVID-19. "We Are at the Beginning of a Surge, and It's Terrifying."

3/20/2020
Global health expert and infectious disease specialist Dr. Michele Barry compares the U.S. response to the coronavirus with other countries.

Duration:00:28:25

Democracy Now! 2020-03-20 Friday

3/20/2020
The number of confirmed cases of COVID-19 passes 250,000 worldwide, surging in Italy and growing in the Middle East, Africa and Latin America; Mutual aid groups emerge across the U.S. to protect each other in the face of COVID-19.

Duration:00:59:01

Nobel Laureate Economist Joe Stiglitz: Combat the Coronavirus Pandemic with Progressive Capitalism

3/19/2020
In Part 2 of our look at President Trump’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz says Trump’s push for a payroll tax, for example, “would be undermining the fiber of our economy.”

Duration:00:25:02

Democracy Now! 2020-03-19 Thursday

3/19/2020
Naomi Klein warns against "coronavirus capitalism"; Economist Joseph Stiglitz discusses the White House stimulus plans; Civil rights activist Elizabeth OuYang says Trump is fueling hate by blaming the COVID-19 outbreak on a "Chinese virus."

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-03-18 Wednesday

3/18/2020
Lawmakers debate stimulus measures to fight economic effects of the coronavirus. We speak with Rep. Ro Khanna; Joe Biden sweeps three primaries marred by chaos at polling places; Mass shutdowns & layoffs put millions of U.S. restaurant workers at risk.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-03-17 Tuesday

3/17/2020
Spain becomes the second European country to impose a nationwide lockdown in response to coronavirus; Coronavirus poses a major threat to 2.3 million people locked in U.S. prisons; One teenager's website tracking the pandemic has become a vital resource.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-03-16 Monday

3/16/2020
Democratic presidential rivals Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders face off in their first head-to-head debate amid the coronavirus outbreak, in a D.C. studio with no live audience. We bring you excerpts of the debate and response from two scholars.

Duration:00:59:01

Meet the 17-Year-Old Behind a Website Tracking Coronavirus Cases That Is Now a Vital Global Resource

3/13/2020
We speak with a teenager whose website that tracks coronavirus has become one of the most vital resources for people seeking accurate and updated numbers on the pandemic.

Duration:00:15:05

Democracy Now! 2020-03-13 Friday

3/13/2020
We look at how the Trump administration has failed to account for what may be thousands of coronavirus infections because of ongoing problems with access to testing.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-03-12 Thursday

3/12/2020
After recent losses, Bernie Sanders vows to stay in the race and debate Joe Biden on Sunday; The World Health Organization calls COVID-19 a pandemic; Senate Republicans block legislation requiring employers to grant paid sick leave; Italy is locked down.

Duration:00:59:01