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National syndicated news show

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Okwui Enwezor, Noted Curator and Promoter of African Art, Dies at 55

3/20/2019
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Renowned Nigerian art curator Okwui Enwezor has died at age 55 after a battle with cancer.

Duration:00:33:58

Court Upholds Chicago Officer's 7-Year Sentence for Killing Unarmed Black Teenager Laquan McDonald

3/20/2019
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The Illinois Supreme Court has let stand a less than 7-year prison sentence for former police officer Jason Van Dyke, who was found guilty last year of second-degree murder for killing African-American teenager Laquan McDonald in 2014.

Duration:00:13:19

Democracy Now! 2019-03-20 Wednesday

3/20/2019
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Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro visits Trump at the White House; We look at decades of police violence in Chicago with civil rights attorney Flint Taylor, author of "The Torture Machine," and Rutgers professor Lilia Fernández.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2019-03-19 Tuesday

3/19/2019
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New Zealand mourns the worshipers killed in two Christchurch mosques. Most of them were immigrants or refugees; The U.S. gov't blocks International Criminal Court staff from entering the U.S.; Trump maintains close ties to Boeing despite Ethiopia crash.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2019-03-18 Monday

3/18/2019
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New Zealand races to enact new gun reform measures three days after a white supremacist gunman shot dead 50 Muslim worshipers at two mosques in Christchurch; 1.4 million children across 125 countries strike to demand bold action on climate change.

Duration:00:59:01

"This Country Needs to Get Its Priorities Straight": Voices from NYC School Strike for Climate

3/16/2019
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Hundreds of thousands of students in over 100 countries went on a “school strike for climate” demanding immediate, urgent action to curb global warming.

Duration:00:03:24

"Winners Take All": Anand Giridharadas on the Elite Charade of Changing the World

3/15/2019
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Extended web-only conversation with Anand Giridharadas about his book, “Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World.”

Duration:00:16:31

Danielle Sered: To End Mass Incarceration, We Must Radically Change How We Approach Violence

3/15/2019
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An extended conversation with Danielle Sered, executive director of Common Justice, a Brooklyn-based organization that offers alternatives to incarceration for people charged with violent felonies. She says that ending mass incarceration will require a radical change in the way our society approaches violence. Her new book is titled “Until We Reckon: Violence, Mass Incarceration, and a Road to Repair.”

Duration:00:11:13

Democracy Now! 2019-03-15 Friday

3/15/2019
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A white right-wing extremist attacks two mosques in Christchurch, killing 49 people; Anand Giridharadas, author of "Winners Take All," on the college cheating scandal; A campaign searches for a blood stem cell donor for a young journalist fighting cancer.

Duration:00:59:01

The Case Against Joe Biden: How the Former VP Fueled Mass Incarceration & Protected Big Banks

3/14/2019
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As Joe Biden prepares to possibly join a growing roster of 2020 hopefuls in a bid for the presidency, we speak with Harper’s magazine editor Andrew Cockburn about what he sees as Biden’s dangerous track record.

Duration:00:21:19

Democracy Now! 2019-03-14 Thursday

3/14/2019
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The political crisis in Venezuela deepens as the U.S. pulls its embassy staff from Caracas; Democratic lawmakers push forward with impeachment proceedings for Trump; Danielle Sered on violence, mass incarceration and her new book, "Until We Reckon."

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2019-03-13 Wednesday

3/13/2019
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The U.S. refuses to ground Boeing 737 MAX 8 planes despite two fatal crashes; In major scandal, federal prosecutors charge wealthy parents who paid their children's way into elite colleges; We look at Joe Biden's record as he considers a presidential bid.

Duration:00:59:01

Extended Conversation on the Fight for Hampshire College as Student Sit-In Enters 41st Day

3/12/2019
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Extended web-only conversation about the financial crisis at Hampshire College and what it means for the future of higher education.

Duration:00:30:22

Democracy Now! 2019-03-12 Tuesday

3/12/2019
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Journalist David Cay Johnston on Trump's budget & the growing probes into his finances; Protests continue in Sacramento after the DA announced the officers who killed Stephon Clark would not face charges; Hampshire College faces growing financial crisis.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2019-03-11 Monday

3/11/2019
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The U.S. government has created a secret database of activists, lawyers and journalists linked to the migrant caravans. We speak with an activist who was targeted; Glenn Greenwald & Dan Ellsberg respond to whistleblower Chelsea Manning's recent jailing.

Duration:00:59:01

Valeria Luiselli on Trump's Border Crisis, Ethical Storytelling & Her Book "Lost Children Archive"

3/8/2019
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An extended discussion with Valeria Luiselli on her new novel “Lost Children Archive.”

Duration:00:27:17

Democracy Now! 2019-03-08 Friday

3/8/2019
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As the House passes a resolution condemning anti-Semitism, anti-Muslim bigotry and other forms of hate, we hear Rep. Ilhan Omar in her own words and host a discussion with Gideon Levy and others; Valeria Luiselli on her novel "The Lost Children Archive."

Duration:00:59:00

Democracy Now! 2019-03-07 Thursday

3/7/2019
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The Senate questions John Abizaid, Trump's pick to become U.S. ambassador to Saudi Arabia; Leading Yemeni activist says U.S. bombs have killed & injured more than 1,000 in the Saudi-led war; How the U.S. is also arming the United Arab Emirates in Yemen.

Duration:00:59:01

Historian Greg Grandin on the Racist and Violent History of U.S. Border Agents

3/6/2019
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Extended conversation with Greg Grandin, author of the new book, “The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America.”

Duration:00:20:26

Democracy Now! 2019-03-06 Wednesday

3/6/2019
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As Democratic lawmakers co-sponsor a new House bill to create a single-payer, Medicare-for-all system, we speak to Rep. Pramila Jayapal; Greg Grandin on his new book, "The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America."

Duration:00:59:01