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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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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! 2020-04-10 Friday

4/10/2020
World-renowned political dissident, linguist and author Noam Chomsky joins us for the hour to discuss the 2020 election, Trump's response to the coronavirus, the necessity of bold action to combat the climate crisis, and what gives him hope.

Duration:00:59:01

COVID-19 Sacrifice Zones: Coronavirus Devastates Black Communities Historically Denied Healthcare

4/9/2020
In Part 2 of our interview, family physician and epidemiologist Dr. Camara Phyllis Jones explains why the coronavirus is taking a devastating toll on black Americans.

Duration:00:16:58

Democracy Now! 2020-04-09 Thursday

4/9/2020
Naomi Klein on Bernie Sanders's historic 2020 campaign and what's next for the movement after Sanders drops out of the race; How the coronavirus is disproportionately impacting African-American communities in the U.S.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-04-08 Wednesday

4/8/2020
Wisconsin voters stand in hours-long lines to vote in person after Republicans refused to delay elections; African Americans account for 70% of Louisiana's COVID-19 deaths; The coronavirus pandemic wreaks havoc on Ecuador's medical resources.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-04-07 Tuesday

4/7/2020
Amazon workers in Staten Island walk off the job as dozens of warehouses around the U.S. report COVID-19 cases; We discuss the impact of the pandemic on residents of Queens and the Bronx, among the hardest-hit areas, with Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.

Duration:00:59:01

Honduran Mother Celebrates Freedom After 554 Days in Sanctuary at Philadelphia Church

4/6/2020
After 554 days living in sanctuary at a Philadelphia church, Honduran mother Suyapa Reyes finally received her freedom last month after federal immigration officials granted her a stay of her deportation order. We speak with Suyapa Reyes and Blanca Pacheco, co-director of the New Sanctuary Movement Philadelphia.

Duration:00:14:48

"You're Making a Bad Decision": NYC Bishop's Message to Religious Leaders Still Holding Services

4/6/2020
Bishop Clifton Daniel, the dean of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City, has a message for religious leaders who refuse to follow social distancing guidelines as they prepare to celebrate Holy Week, Passover and Ramadan in the age of coronavirus.

Duration:00:14:45

Democracy Now! 2020-04-06 Monday

4/6/2020
New York City nurses continue to protest and demand protective gear as hospitals overflow; Calls grow to release incarcerated people amid the pandemic; An NYC cathedral plans to open its doors to patients to make more space in the city's hospitals.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2020-04-03 Friday

4/3/2020
We speak with an ICU nurse in New York protesting for more COVID-19 protective gear; The pandemic surges in the Philippines and Indonesia; How Taiwan is containing coronavirus; The Congressional Hispanic Caucus demands the release of ICE detainees.

Duration:00:59:00

Democracy Now! 2020-04-02 Thursday

4/2/2020
With millions losing their jobs, President Trump's coronavirus response has been to support drug manufacturers and suspend environmental rules; How the coronavirus is impacting India and the Global South.

Duration:00:59:01

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