In Madrid, organizers of the alternative climate summit shine a light on issues ignored at COP25; Two young organizers of Fridays for Future, from Uganda and Chile, talk about their work; A look at corporate influence at the U.N. climate conference.
We speak with Edward Snowden about unlawful U.S. mass surveillance; Sahrawi activist Aminatou Haidar speaks about resisting the Moroccan occupation of Western Sahara for more than three decades; A look at Sweden's social welfare system.
The Right Livelihood Awards celebrate their 40th anniversary; Indigenous Yanomami leader Davi Kopenawa has dedicated his life to protecting the Amazon; A U.N. report says 7 million children worldwide are deprived of their liberty.
We broadcast live from Stockholm, Sweden, where Greta Thunberg will be honored with the Right Livelihood Award this week; Today is International Day of Persons With Disabilities; Violence against Indigenous forest protectors is mounting in the Amazon.
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi tenders his resignation after security forces killed at least 44 people taking part in anti-government protests; Historian Tariq Ali gives his analysis of the U.K. election.
Lakota historian Nick Estes talks about Thanksgiving and his book “Our History Is the Future." Indian author and activist Arundhati Roy discusses the crisis in Kashmir and rising authoritarianism in India.
Israel deports the Human Rights Watch’s Israel & Palestine Director Omar Shakir in its latest crackdown on dissent; Over 340 have been killed in Iraq since October in nationwide anti-government protests; Oprah honors Toni Morrison in NYC memorial.
We continue our conversation with Pentagon Papers whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg about President Trump recent pardons of soldiers accused or convicted of war crimes. He also talks about the Trump impeachment inquiry and more.
Security forces in Egypt raid the office of the country's last independent media outlet; Pope Francis calls for a world without nuclear weapons; U.S. Navy Secretary Richard Spencer is ousted following President Trump's pardoning of three soldiers.
Hundreds of thousands in Colombia take to the streets in the largest national strike the country has seen in years; The fight to block Julian Assange's extradition to the U.S. continues, as Sweden drops an investigation into sexual assault allegations.
During Wednesday's impeachment hearing, U.S. Ambassador Gordon Sondland tells lawmakers that he was ordered by President Trump to pressure the Ukrainian government to investigate the Bidens; we host a roundtable on the Democratic debate.
Top officials describe Trump's pressure on Ukraine as "inappropriate"; Iranian security forces have killed over 100 protesters; Trans Remembrance Day honors the thousands of transgender and gender nonconforming people who have been killed worldwide.
Anti-indigenous violence continues in Bolivia after President Evo Morales's ouster; the Trump administration announces it no longer views Israeli settlements as an international law violation; why the presidential primary system is racist.
An unprecedented leak of Iranian intelligence sheds light on Iran's control of the Iraqi government; At least 23 have died in Bolivia amid escalating violence since the military forced out President Evo Morales; Texas halts the execution of Rodney Reed.
As anti-government protests rage across the globe, from Chile to Hong Kong to Iraq, we look back at this year’s historic demonstrations in Puerto Rico that ousted Governor Ricardo Rosselló in July. We speak with members of Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism.
A new report shows that international sanctions imposed on North Korea are having adverse consequences on humanitarian aid and economic development in the country, with a disproportionate impact on women. We speak with the report’s authors and Christine Ahn, the international coordinator of the campaign Korea Peace Now! and founder and executive director of Women Cross DMZ.
The Supreme Court begins hearing arguments on DACA this week; Sen. Cory Booker participates in the first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice; Rodney Reed is scheduled to be executed next week despite growing evidence that he is innocent.
The first public hearing on impeachment reveals new details about Trump's dealings with Ukraine; In Chile, protesters condemn gov't plans to rewrite the Constitution; Activist Medea Benjamin faces threats of arrest after protesting sanctions in Venezuela.