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Democracy Now! 2019-05-21 Tuesday

5/21/2019
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A Guatemalan child dies after being apprehended by Border Patrol, the fifth child migrant death since December; Leading Saudi feminist activist Loujain al-Hathloul remains imprisoned for leading a movement to lift a ban on female drivers in Saudi Arabia.

Duration:00:59:44

Why Did the FDA Go Easy on Generic Drug Makers After Inspections Exposed Quality & Safety Concerns?

5/20/2019
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We continue our interview with investigative journalist Katherine Eban, who says generic drug manufacturers are cutting corners at the cost of safety and getting away with it. Her new book is “Bottle of Lies: The Inside Story of the Generic Drug Boom.”

Duration:00:15:32

Democracy Now! 2019-05-20 Monday

5/20/2019
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We spend the hour with investigative journalist Katherine Eban, author of the new book "Bottle of Lies," in which she exposes fraud and dangerous manufacturing practices in the generic drug industry.

Duration:00:59:42

Anand Patwardhan on India's Election, Modi & India's Ongoing Violence Against Its Own People

5/17/2019
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Voting in India concludes on Sunday in a parliamentary election that is widely seen as a referendum on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is seeking a second term in office. We speak to the Indian filmmaker Anand Patwardhan.

Duration:00:25:03

Democracy Now! 2019-05-17 Friday

5/17/2019
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An Alabama abortion provider says the state's anti-choice law will jeopardize patients' health; Why today's anti-abortion laws have their roots in the 2010 election; Immigrant rights activists respond to Trump's "merit-based" immigration plan.

Duration:00:59:44

Democracy Now! 2019-05-16 Thursday

5/16/2019
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A new report details the systematic torture, abuse and killings inside Syria's sprawling prison system; Monsanto is ordered to pay $2 billion in damages for cancer linked to its weed killer Roundup; The U.S. sits out a global pact to reduce plastic waste.

Duration:00:59:44

Democracy Now! 2019-05-15 Wednesday

5/15/2019
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Alabama passes a near-total ban on abortion, one of many state bills meant to challenge Roe v. Wade; Updates on the Venezuelan embassy occupation in D.C. by activists opposed to U.S. intervention; Protesters in Sudan continue to call for civilian rule.

Duration:00:59:44

Eve Ensler Reads from Her New Book "The Apology" & Discusses Surviving Years of Abuse

5/14/2019
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Web-only interview with the celebrated playwright and activist Eve Ensler about her new book, “The Apology.”

Duration:00:18:15

Democracy Now! 2019-05-14 Tuesday

5/14/2019
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As the U.S. escalates tensions with Iran, we speak with former Iranian nuclear negotiator Seyed Hossein Mousavian; Author and playwright Eve Ensler talks about "The Apology" she wishes she had gotten from her abusive father before his death.

Duration:00:59:44

Arundhati Roy on Kashmir, the Danger of U.S. Attacking Iran & Her New Book “My Seditious Heart”

5/13/2019
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Web-only conversation with the Indian writer and activist Arundhati Roy.

Duration:00:17:38

Democracy Now! 2019-05-13 Monday

5/13/2019
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We spend the hour with acclaimed Indian author and essayist Arundhati Roy, discussing India's election and Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party, Julian Assange, climate change and her latest book of essays.

Duration:00:59:44

The Trace’s Mike Spies on "Secrecy, Self-Dealing, and Greed at the NRA"

5/10/2019
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A major new report published by The Trace in partnership with The New Yorker finds that while the NRA has blamed its recent financial woes on left-wing attacks on the Second Amendment, the real damage to the organization comes from within.

Duration:00:32:56

Democracy Now! 2019-05-10 Friday

5/10/2019
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Air Force veteran Daniel Hale is arrested for allegedly leaking information on the U.S. drone program; Organizers raise money to bail black mothers out of jail for Mother's Day; The National Rifle Association descends into infighting.

Duration:00:59:44

Democracy Now! 2019-05-09 Thursday

5/9/2019
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The House Judiciary Committee votes to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress; As Uber prepares IPO, drivers for ride-sharing companies go on strike; A new U.N. report shows an alarming loss in biodiversity due to human activity.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2019-05-08 Wednesday

5/8/2019
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A new report on Donald Trump's taxes shows he lost $1.17 billion from 1985 to 1994; The new political action group Supermajority aims to mobilize women ahead of 2020; The Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution could be closer to ratification.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2019-05-07 Tuesday

5/7/2019
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The Trump administration ratchets up tensions with Iran; Human rights groups continue to sound the alarm over China's internment and surveillance policies against ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslims; Republicans move to claw back voting rights in Florida.

Duration:00:59:01

The Complete Mercenary: Matthew Cole on Erik Prince’s Improbable Comeback Under Trump

5/6/2019
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Web-only conversation with the Intercept’s Matthew Cole on Erik Prince, the founder of Blackwater.

Duration:00:18:10

Democracy Now! 2019-05-06 Monday

5/6/2019
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A ceasefire agreement has been reached in Gaza after an intense three days of fighting left 25 Palestinians and four Israelis dead; We look at the improbable comeback of Blackwater founder Erik Prince with Intercept reporter Matthew Cole.

Duration:00:59:01

Live in the DN Studio: Mexican Singer Lila Downs Protests U.S. Immigration Policy & Covers Manu Chao

5/3/2019
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Six-time Grammy Award-winning singer Lila Downs joins us to perform and talk about her new album, “Al Chile.”

Duration:00:31:12

Democracy Now! 2019-05-03 Friday

5/3/2019
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A judge ruled Thursday that a panel on Palestinian rights can go forward, despite anonymous student complaints that it would cause "irreparable harm"; two award-winning teachers talk about why they boycotted an event honoring them at the White House.

Duration:00:59:01