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National syndicated news show

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"To Girls Everywhere, I Am With You": Chanel Miller Reads from Her Victim Impact Statement

10/11/2019
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Sexual assault survivor Chanel Miller reads an excerpt of the victim impact statement she read during the trial of her assailant, Brock Turner.

Duration:00:19:06

Democracy Now! 2019-10-11 Friday

10/11/2019
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We spend the hour with Chanel Miller, the remarkable writer who was known to the world as "Emily Doe" for years after she was assaulted by Stanford student Brock Turner. In her memoir, "Know My Name," Miller reveals her identity and reclaims her story.

Duration:00:59:01

Extinction Rebellion Shuts Down Times Square as Climate Activists Superglue Themselves to a Boat

10/10/2019
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Dozens of protesters were arrested Thursday morning after shutting down an intersection in the heart of Times Square as part of a climate action organized by Extinction Rebellion. Members of the group parked an 18-foot boat in the intersection as dozens of protesters rushed in to sit around the boat, while others superglued and handcuffed themselves to the boat. The boat was intended to represent the climate refugee crisis, and protesters carried flags of some of the countries most...

Duration:00:00:06

Democracy Now! 2019-10-10 Thursday

10/10/2019
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Turkey launches an assault on Kurdish-controlled northern Syria with Trump's tacit approval; What the assault means for the fledgling Rojava project; The family of Kaysera Stops Pretty Places, a Native American teenager, seeks justice for her death.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2019-10-09 Wednesday

10/9/2019
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Tens of thousands in Ecuador protest austerity measures and rising fuel prices; 2020 candidate Julián Castro criticizes Trump's immigration policies; The Supreme Court hears historic cases to determine employment protections of LGBTQ people.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2019-10-08 Tuesday

10/8/2019
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More than 700 activists with Extinction Rebellion are arrested amid a global campaign of direct action demanding climate solutions; The UAW strike enters its fourth week; Chicago teachers prepare to strike for better working conditions.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2019-10-07 Monday

10/7/2019
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The U.S. Supreme Court hears three cases looking at whether employment nondiscrimination protections extend to LGBTQ people; The U.S. withdraws troops from Syria as Turkey prepares to invade Kurdish-controlled areas.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2019-10-04 Friday

10/4/2019
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As an impeachment inquiry into President Trump moves ahead in Congress, we revisit a conversation with filmmaker Charles Ferguson about his documentary "Watergate" and how U.S. institutions responded to the crisis.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2019-10-03 Thursday

10/3/2019
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We look at the housing crisis in San Francisco and Trump's attacks on the city's homeless population; California is fighting back against Trump's rollback of air pollution standards; a new California bill would ban private prisons statewide.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2019-10-02 Wednesday

10/2/2019
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The family of Botham Jean, an unarmed black man, hails the murder conviction of the white policewoman who killed him; police escalate violence against Hong Kong protesters; in Haiti, anti-government demonstrations call for the president's resignation.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2019-10-01 Tuesday

10/1/2019
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As the impeachment inquiry into President Trump heats up and House Democrats subpoena Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, we host a debate on impeachment; in Newark, the ongoing water crisis continues.

Duration:00:59:01

Filmmaker Charles Ferguson on Richard Nixon, Watergate & Impeachment

9/30/2019
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An interview with filmmaker Charles Ferguson, whose documentary “Watergate” re-examines the dramatic events surrounding the break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters at the Watergate office complex in 1972, which precipitated the eventual resignation of President Richard Nixon two years later under threat of impeachment.

Duration:00:40:46

Democracy Now! 2019-09-30 Monday

9/30/2019
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We spend the hour with NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden, whose new memoir "Permanent Record" details his journey from government insider to vocal dissident.

Duration:00:59:01

Billy Bragg Performs & Talks About Brexit, Boris Johnson & "The Three Dimensions of Freedom"

9/27/2019
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The legendary singer Billy Bragg performs three songs in the Democracy Now! studio and talks about his new book, “The Three Dimensions of Freedom.”

Duration:00:47:29

Journalist Sharon Lerner: "How the Plastics Industry Is Fighting to Keep Polluting the World"

9/27/2019
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We speak to journalist Sharon Lerner about how corporations in the United States are refusing to turn to more sustainable materials, with most of the country’s plastic waste ending up in landfills or scattered around the world.

Duration:00:29:48

Democracy Now! 2019-09-27 Friday

9/27/2019
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After the release of a whistleblower complaint, Democrats are ramping up efforts to impeach Trump for pressing the president of Ukraine to investigate the Bidens; In Egypt, protesters are demanding the resignation of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

Duration:00:59:38

Democracy Now! 2019-09-26 Thursday

9/26/2019
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Famed NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden discusses his memoir, "Permanent Record." He also responds to the Justice Department lawsuit against him and news of an impeachment inquiry into Trump, which was triggered by a whistleblower complaint.

Duration:00:59:38

Democracy Now! 2019-09-25 Wednesday

9/25/2019
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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launches a formal impeachment inquiry into Trump's alleged corroboration with Ukraine to investigate the Bidens; Trump praises nationalism at U.N.; Amid U.K. turmoil, a conversation with British singer-songwriter Billy Bragg.

Duration:00:59:38

Aminatou Haidar, the "Gandhi of Western Sahara," Wins Right Livelihood Award

9/25/2019
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The 2019 Right Livelihood Awards have just been announced. One of this year’s honorees is Sahrawi human rights activist Aminatou Haidar.

Duration:00:54:02

Democracy Now! 2019-09-24 Tuesday

9/24/2019
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Scores of world leaders and activists convened for talks at the U.N. Climate Action Summit Monday; Celebrated writer Ta-Nehisi Coates joins us for a conversation about his debut novel, "The Water Dancer."

Duration:00:59:38