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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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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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English

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Episodes

Democracy Now! 2020-06-03 Wednesday

6/3/2020
As 60,000 call for justice for George Floyd in Houston, his hometown, we speak to two of his friends and hear him in his own words; Kenneth Chamberlain Sr. was killed by police in 2011, now a judge says his family can sue for excessive use of force.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-06-02 Tuesday

6/2/2020
President Trump threatens to send armed troops into the streets to quell a nationwide protest against police brutality; Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Cullors calls to defund the police; two autopsies affirm George Floyd's death was a homicide.

Duration:00:59:01

"We Still Don't Have Justice": Bakari Sellers on Enduring Systemic Racism & Healthcare Disparities

6/1/2020
Attorney and political commentator Bakari Sellers recounts the United States’ long history of systemic racism, and the racial disparities that have endured and made COVID-19 disproportionately deadly for Black Americans.

Duration:00:16:20

Democracy Now! 2020-06-01 Monday

6/1/2020
As hundreds of thousands of protesters shut down cities across the U.S. to demand justice for the police killing of George Floyd, we hear voices from the streets and speak with professors Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor, Cornel West and attorney Bakari Sellers.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-05-29 Friday

5/29/2020
Protests in Minneapolis and nationwide continue over the police killing of George Floyd; Police violence is on the rise in Latin America, the new pandemic epicenter; Trump signs an executive order to punish social media companies for monitoring content.

Duration:00:59:01

If We Don't Fight Back, We Die: Larry Kramer's Full Speech at the 2019 Queer Liberation March

5/28/2020
Upon the death of trailblazing AIDS activist Larry Kramer, we feature one of his last major speeches, at the 2019 anti-corporate Queer Liberation March.

Duration:00:11:36

Democracy Now! 2020-05-28 Thursday

5/28/2020
Protests continue in Minneapolis amid calls to file murder charges against the police officer who killed unarmed Black man, George Floyd; We celebrate the life and legacy of Larry Kramer, the trailblazing writer and AIDS activist who helped start ACT UP.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-05-27 Wednesday

5/27/2020
Ibram X. Kendi on the police killing of unarmed Black man, George Floyd, the viral video of a white woman threatening a Black Central Park birder, and the new COVID Racial Data Tracker; Two die from COVID in ICE custody as calls grow to release detainees.

Duration:00:59:01

As New Zealand Eliminates COVID, Epidemiologist Says "We Look at Trump's Behavior & We're Horrified"

5/26/2020
We continue our interview with an epidemiologist in New Zealand about how the country’s response compares to government actions in the United States and worldwide.

Duration:00:18:53

Democracy Now! 2020-05-26 Tuesday

5/26/2020
We look at the pandemic's devastating impact on Brazil's Indigenous peoples, who are dying at double the rate of the rest of the country; New Zealand, which implemented one of the earliest lockdowns, has largely succeeded in eliminating the coronavirus.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-05-25 Monday

5/25/2020
Special broadcast: We spend the hour with Noam Chomsky as he discusses President Trump's disastrous coronavirus response, his threats against China and the World Health Organization, and much more.

Duration:00:59:04

Mike Davis: As Workers Face Dangerous Conditions Amid Reopening, We Need Unions & Medicare for All

5/22/2020
“A volcanic rage is rapidly rising to the surface in this country,” says historian Mike Davis, “and we need to harness it to defend and build unions, ensure Medicare for all, and knock the bastards off their gilded thrones.”

Duration:00:30:39

Democracy Now! 2020-05-22 Friday

5/22/2020
Authorities arrest a third White man for the killing of Ahmaud Arbery; We speak with renowned Indian journalist P. Sainath; As all 50 states partially reopen this weekend, historian Mike Davis says, "Reopening the Economy Will Send Us to Hell."

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-05-21 Thursday

5/21/2020
We get an update from Bangladesh, where a cyclone threatens a camp, home to 1 million Rohingya refugees, and look at COVID-19's threat to refugees across the globe; a new report finds 1 million children face death from the pandemic's secondary impacts.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-05-20 Wednesday

5/20/2020
Reverend William Barber calls for a Mass Poor People's Assembly on June 20; New York City shuts down its subways overnight, removing people who rely on the trains for shelter; a largely immigrant public elementary school fights demolition in New Jersey.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-05-19 Tuesday

5/19/2020
States begin to reopen even as U.S. deaths from the coronavirus top 90,000; The pandemic batters journalism, with at least 36,000 media workers experiencing layoffs, furloughs or pay cuts since the start of the outbreak.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-05-18 Monday

5/18/2020
How will the pandemic end, and how will the world look when it's over? We spend the hour with renowned medical historian Frank Snowden, author of the new book "Epidemics and Society: From the Black Death to the Present."

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-05-15 Friday

5/15/2020
Amid the pandemic, calls grow to halt deportations to Guatemala and Haiti; the Supreme Court hears arguments in a case that may shape the outcome of future presidential elections; we look at voting by mail and whether democracy can survive the pandemic.

Duration:00:59:01

Last Words to Comfort the Dying: "Thank You. Please Forgive Me. I Forgive You. I Love You. Goodbye."

5/14/2020
We look at solutions and strategies for families when their loved ones are forced to battle COVID alone in hospitals or at home.

Duration:00:17:36

Democracy Now! 2020-05-14 Thursday

5/14/2020
Is the coronavirus pandemic generating a mental illness crisis? We talk to psychology professor and writer Andrew Solomon; Renowned palliative care specialist Dr. Diane Meier on the pandemic's impact on families when loved ones must battle COVID alone.

Duration:00:59:01