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Democracy Now! 2019-08-16 Friday

8/16/2019
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With Trump's urging, Israel bars entry to Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib; Atlantic staff writer Vann Newkirk talks about the racist policies that dispossessed black Americans in the "great land robbery" of the 20th century.

Duration:00:59:01

Sister Helen Prejean on Fighting the Death Penalty, Meeting with the Boston Marathon Bomber & More

8/15/2019
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Sister Helen Prejean reflects on her decades of fighting the death penalty and why she has met multiple times with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was convicted in the Boston Marathon bombing case.

Duration:00:32:12

New York Lawmakers Behind Child Victims Act Say It Will "Transform Trauma into Real Action"

8/15/2019
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Part 2 of our conversation with two New York state legislators, Senator Alessandra Biaggi and Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou, who helped pass the Child Victims Act. The state law, which went into effect Wednesday, extends the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse and includes a “lookback period,” giving survivors of any age a year to take legal action even if their cases had expired under the old statute of limitations. Hundreds of cases have already been filed. Both Biaggi and Niou are...

Duration:00:19:22

Democracy Now! 2019-08-15 Thursday

8/15/2019
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Horror at Metropolitan Correctional Center. How Jeffrey Epstein's death is exposing decades of abuse at the NYC jail; With Epstein gone, survivors are going after his accomplices and estate; The Child Victims Act goes into effect in New York this week.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2019-08-14 Wednesday

8/14/2019
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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario explains how crime and corruption in Honduras fuel migration north; Sister Helen Prejean, famous anti-death penalty activist, reacts to the Trump administration reinstating the federal death penalty.

Duration:00:59:01

Ibram X. Kendi on Trump, Obama & Why "Internalized Racism Is the Real Black-on-Black Crime"

8/13/2019
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We continue our conversation with Ibram X. Kendi, founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University and author of “How to Be an Antiracist.” In his new book, Kendi examines race and racism in the United States, including how he personally navigated these issues as a young man. “I didn’t realize it until later just how many racist ideas I had internalized,” Kendi says. “I didn’t realize until later that internalized racism is the real black-on-black crime.”

Duration:00:33:28

Democracy Now! 2019-08-13 Tuesday

8/13/2019
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We spend the hour with award-winning author and academic Ibram X. Kendi, whose new book, "How to Be an Antiracist," comes out Tuesday.

Duration:00:59:01

Nina Khrushcheva on Moscow Protests, Nuclear Tensions & How U.S. Media Creates Animosity Toward Russia

8/12/2019
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We speak with international affairs professor Nina Khrushcheva about the recent protests in Moscow and how the U.S.-Russian relationship is faring under Trump and Putin.

Duration:00:25:45

Democracy Now! 2019-08-12 Monday

8/12/2019
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Jeffrey Epstein is dead, but the fight for justice continues for his many victims; Mass protests force authorities to ground flights at Hong Kong International Airport; In Russia, tens of thousands march in largest anti-government protest in years.

Duration:00:59:00

Democracy Now! 2019-08-09 Friday

8/9/2019
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ICE agents raid poultry processing plants in Mississippi, arresting 680 people; A new IPCC report sounds the alarm on the climate change impact on land resources; New documents reveal Monsanto's attempts to discredit critics and journalists.

Duration:00:59:28

Behind the Lines: Shane Bauer Travels to Syria to Uncover America’s Role in the Syrian War

8/8/2019
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Award-winning reporter Shane Bauer of Mother Jones talks about his groundbreaking, 30,000-word investigation on the war in Syria.

Duration:01:02:09

Meet Janna Jihad, the 13-Year-Old Palestinian Journalist Exposing the Israeli Occupation

8/8/2019
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“My camera is my weapon.” Those are the words of a celebrated Palestinian journalist who has been reporting on the Israeli occupation from the West Bank for more than six years.

Duration:00:20:21

Democracy Now! 2019-08-08 Thursday

8/8/2019
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As India revokes Kashmir's special status that granted it some autonomy, we convene a roundtable to discuss the implications for the region. We discuss the dangers of linking mental health issues to mass shootings.

Duration:00:59:28

Angela Davis, Nikki Giovanni & Sonia Sanchez on the Crisis in America & the Death of Toni Morrison

8/7/2019
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Legendary writers and activists Angela Davis, Nikki Giovanni and Sonia Sanchez discuss the gun violence epidemic in the United States in the wake of the latest mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. Giovanni, who teaches at Virginia Tech, talks about the massacre at her institution in 2007 that left 32 people dead and wounded another 17, and her efforts to warn administrators about the student who would carry out one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history. The three...

Duration:00:47:16

Democracy Now! 2019-08-07 Wednesday

8/7/2019
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We remember the trailblazing novelist, teacher and editor Toni Morrison, who has died at the age of 88. We speak with legendary authors and friends of Toni Morrison, Angela Davis, Nikki Giovanni and Sonia Sanchez.

Duration:00:59:28

Democracy Now! 2019-08-06 Tuesday

8/6/2019
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Gun control advocates call for an assault weapons ban and a stronger response to the latest massacres; How racist conspiracy theories fuel violence; Parents of Parkland shooting victim Joaquin Oliver describe their efforts to keep his memory alive.

Duration:00:59:28

Democracy Now! 2019-08-05 Monday

8/5/2019
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Shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, leave 29 dead; Trump's rhetoric helps legitimize white supremacist ideology; How misogyny is driving domestic terrorist and white supremacist crimes.

Duration:00:59:28

Climate Scientist Jason Box: "Our Economic System Is Crashing with Reality"

8/2/2019
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A heat wave is causing unprecedented melting of the Greenland ice sheet. Meanwhile, the World Meteorological Organization just declared July 2019 the hottest month ever recorded. We speak with Jason Box, professor and ice climatologist at the Geological Survey of Denmark and Greenland, about the intensifying climate crisis. He says humanity must move toward living in balance with the environment. “If we don’t reduce greenhouse gas emissions and ultimately stabilize CO2 … there’s no real...

Duration:00:14:04

Democracy Now! 2019-08-02 Friday

8/2/2019
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Newly released video shows the dying moments of Tony Timpa, a Dallas man who died during a 2016 police encounter; We look at the history of U.S. healthcare and Big Pharma propaganda campaigns against expanding access; Greenland experiences record melts.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2019-08-01 Thursday

8/1/2019
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We get reaction to the second night of this week's CNN-hosted Democratic primary debates from Harvard professor Cornel West and renowned civil rights activist Dolores Huerta.

Duration:00:59:01