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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! 2020-07-13 Monday

7/13/2020
Trump and Education Sec. Betsy DeVos push for public schools to reopen amid record infections; Vauhxx Booker survived an attempted lynching over the Fourth of July weekend; how the twin pandemics of COVID and racism are impacting people with disabilities.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-07-10 Friday

7/10/2020
Brazil faces the world's second-worst COVID outbreak as far-right President Bolsonaro tests positive; The Supreme Court shields Trump's tax returns; A victory for Indigenous sovereignty as half of Oklahoma is ruled to be Native American land.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-07-09 Thursday

7/9/2020
The Supreme Court sides with the Trump administration to let employers deny free birth control access; Preventing zoonotic diseases and the next pandemic; Black Lives Matter protests in Belgium focus on the country's violent colonial legacy.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-07-08 Wednesday

7/8/2020
As Trump pushes schools to reopen, international students respond to plans to deport those in online-only courses; Houston's hospitals struggle to cope with record cases; Black and Latinx people suffer more due to racism and health service disparities.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-07-07 Tuesday

7/7/2020
As judge orders the Dakota Access Pipeline shut down, a Standing Rock Sioux Tribe elder responds; the Atlantic Coast Pipeline is canceled after years of protests; a person jailed at ICE's Otay Mesa Detention Center describes the COVID outbreak there.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-07-06 Monday

7/6/2020
Indigenous scholar and activist Nick Estes on Trump's speech at Mount Rushmore, renaming sports teams, and COVID in Indian Country; Exclusive interview with Egyptian prisoner rights advocate Laila Soueif, fighting for the release of her son and daughter.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-07-03 Friday

7/3/2020
James Earl Jones reads Frederick Douglass's historic speech, "What to the Slave Is the Fourth of July?"; Angela Davis, Cornel West, Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor & Tamika Mallory on the historic uprising against racism and police violence.

Duration:00:59:04

Democracy Now! 2020-07-02 Thursday

7/2/2020
Tribal governments call on Trump to cancel his Independence Day rally at Mount Rushmore; Barbara Ransby on the "Biden problem" facing social movements; The family of Vanessa Guillén, a soldier at Fort Hood, demands answers after her disappearance.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-07-01 Wednesday

7/1/2020
Jamaal Bowman on his upset primary victory over Israel hawk Eliot Engel, and his support for Palestine, a rent strike and police accountability; Atlantic science writer Ed Yong on the U.S. COVID crisis, and how Medicare for All could have saved lives.

Duration:00:59:01

"Unmitigated Disaster": Hunger Striker at Otay Mesa Detention Center Speaks Out as COVID-19 Spreads

6/30/2020
We go inside Otay Mesa Detention Center in California to speak to Anthony Alexandre, a Haitian immigrant and longtime U.S. resident who has led two hunger strikes to protest dire conditions and a deadly COVID-19 outbreak at the jail.

Duration:00:17:04

Democracy Now! 2020-06-30 Tuesday

6/30/2020
In the first big abortion ruling of the Trump era, the Supreme Court strikes down a restrictive Louisiana law; NAACP President Derrick Johnson on Trump, Facebook and Mississippi retiring its Confederate state flag; Occupy City Hall protests in New York.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-06-29 Monday

6/29/2020
As coronavirus cases top 10 million worldwide, we talk to Pulitzer Prize-winning science journalist Laurie Garrett; calls grow for justice for Elijah McClain, victim of police killing; Louisiana environmental activists face terror charges for protesting.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-06-26 Friday

6/26/2020
The Supreme Court rules the U.S. can fast-track deportations of asylum seekers; Controversy grows over police use of facial recognition technology; Johnson & Johnson is ordered to pay $2.1 billion for its talcum products contaminated with asbestos.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-06-25 Thursday

6/25/2020
The coronavirus pandemic is devastating the hemisphere's two largest countries, the United States and Brazil; Rev. William Barber on the Poor People's Campaign's call for a moral revival.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-06-24 Wednesday

6/24/2020
Jamaal Bowman is set to out Rep. Eliot Engel in a progressive victory; Noura Erakat on Israel's plan to annex the West Bank as Israeli forces fatally shot her cousin; Black Lives Matter protests are changing sports; COVID-19 spreads in San Quentin prison.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-06-23 Tuesday

6/23/2020
Trump targets anti-fascists but ignores violent far-right groups despite a series of arrests of neo-Nazis; primary voters face long lines amid record turnout; a Dallas protester lost his eye when police shot him in the face with a less-than-lethal weapon.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-06-22 Monday

6/22/2020
Trump ousts a U.S. attorney who led investigations into his allies; Trump’s racist remarks at his poorly attended Tulsa rally draw outrage; As five men are found hanging amid mass protests, we talk to a filmmaker who examines the history of lynchings.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-06-19 Friday

6/19/2020
In an immigrant rights victory, the Supreme Court blocks Trump's attempt to end DACA; Calls grow to make Juneteenth a federal holiday; Before Trump's Tulsa rally, we look at the city's racist history from the 1921 race massacre to today's police killings.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-06-18 Thursday

6/18/2020
Prosecutors charge the Atlanta cop who shot Rayshard Brooks with murder; "Cops" and "Live PD" are cancelled; Tear gas fuels police abuse; Seattle City Council bans police use of tear gas as Trump calls for a crackdown on the Capitol Hill Occupied Protest.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-06-17 Wednesday

6/17/2020
Trump plans a massive rally in Tulsa amid a COVID uptick, site of the 1921 Black Wall Street massacre; Moves to privatize Puerto Rico's electric grid as hurricane season begins; Insurgent candidate Jamaal Bowman challenges establishment Rep. Eliot Engel.

Duration:00:59:01