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National syndicated news show

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Democracy Now! 2018-09-21 Friday

9/21/2018
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We spend the hour with Michael Moore, whose new film Fahrenheit 11/9 premieres today. In it, Moore crosses the country, documenting not only the rise of Trumpism but also the teachers' strikes, family separations, inequality and the Flint water crisis.

Duration:00:59:01

The Business of Punishment: How Forced Prison Labor Has Generated Revenue Since the Colonial Era

9/20/2018
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We continue our interview with award-winning journalist Shane Bauer about his new book, “American Prison,” which dives deep into the profit-earning motives of U.S. prisons.

Duration:00:30:33

Democracy Now! 2018-09-20 Thursday

9/20/2018
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Reporter Sarah Posner on the secret network of right-wing activists shaping Brett Kavanaugh's image; two women transported by sheriff's deputies die in South Carolina floodwaters; Shane Bauer’s new book examines the business of private prisons.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2018-09-19 Wednesday

9/19/2018
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Michael Moore on Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh; Rev. William Barber on how the poor are suffering after Hurricane Florence; Amnesty International says Trump's new refugee cap is a matter of life and death.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2018-09-18 Tuesday

9/18/2018
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The Intercept’s Ryan Grim reports on assault accusations against Brett Kavanaugh; immigrants seeking aid after Florence fear deportation; 7 years after Occupy Wall Street, author and activist Nathan Schneider talks about the cooperative movement.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2018-09-17 Monday

9/17/2018
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Slate's Dahlia Lithwick says "Our System Is Too Broken to Assess the Sexual Assault Claim Against Kavanaugh”; Facebook declares a Think Progress report “fake news”; Botham Shem Jean’s family lawyer says police are smearing him to protect his killer.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2018-09-14 Friday

9/14/2018
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Indigenous and climate justice activists protest outside and inside the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco; plus, we host debates on two systems proposed as climate change solutions: cap-and-trade and geoengineering.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2018-09-13 Thursday

9/13/2018
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As Hurricane Florence heads towards the Carolinas, activists are concerned that animal waste from industrial hog farms and coal ash ponds could pollute waterways; author Bill McKibben discusses why climate change action needs more urgency.

Duration:00:59:01

Trump's Friends Get Rich Off Oil Boom as Industry Limits Info on Pipeline Worker Injuries & Deaths

9/12/2018
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We continue our look at the massive oil and natural gas boom that has generated some of the deadliest jobs in the country.

Duration:00:24:54

Naomi Osaka's Win at U.S. Open Overshadowed by Umpire's Power Play Against Superstar Serena Williams

9/12/2018
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We continue our look at fallout from the women’s U.S. Open final Saturday, where tennis star Serena Williams lost to 20-year-old Naomi Osaka, after accusing umpire Carlos Ramos of sexism.

Duration:00:34:39

Democracy Now! 2018-09-12 Wednesday

9/12/2018
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20 percent of firefighters battling California wildfires are prisoners paid just $1/hour. We visit a fire camp to talk to some of them; then, journalist Antonia Juhasz explains her new investigation into the deadly work of building oil pipelines.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2018-09-11 Tuesday

9/11/2018
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A Category 4 hurricane is barreling toward the Carolinas, supercharged by climate change; John Bolton threatens the International Criminal Court; the U.S. punishes the Palestine Liberation Organization; Serena Williams faces a double standard.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2018-09-10 Monday

9/10/2018
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We bring you voices from the mass march in San Francisco calling for climate justice ahead of California Gov. Jerry Brown's Global Climate Action Summit; key Democrats say Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh lied in past confirmation hearings.

Duration:00:59:01

Arundhati Roy on Hindu Nationalism, the Deadly Kerala Floods & the Lifting of India's Gay Sex Ban

9/7/2018
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Web bonus interview with the Indian author and activist Arundhati Roy.

Duration:00:27:02

Democracy Now! 2018-09-07 Friday

9/7/2018
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New questions arise about Brett Kavanaugh's views on Roe v. Wade and racial profiling; the Trump administration introduces plans to detain migrant children indefinitely; in Syria, 3 million people in rebel-held Idlib face an imminent assault.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2018-09-06 Thursday

9/6/2018
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Judge Brett Kavanaugh's role in torture and domestic spying remain unknown as documents are suppressed; Arundhati Roy responds to India's growing militarization and crackdown on dissent as the country decriminalizes gay sex.

Duration:00:59:01

Sen Sanders Introduces BEZOS Act, Named for Amazon CEO, as Retailer Impoverishes & Mistreats Workers

9/5/2018
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As Sen. Bernie Sanders introduces a bill to tax corporations for every dollar their low-wage workers receive in government assistance, we speak with James Bloodworth, who went undercover as an Amazon warehouse “picker” to expose working conditions.

Duration:00:21:27

"Unapologetic": Charlene Carruthers on Her Black, Queer and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements

9/5/2018
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Charlene Carruthers, national director of the Black Youth Project 100, joins us to discuss her timely new book, “Unapologetic: A Black, Queer, and Feminist Mandate for Radical Movements.”

Duration:00:48:13

Democracy Now! 2018-09-05 Wednesday

9/5/2018
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We talk about Brett Kavanaugh's chaotic confirmation hearings with Heidi Sieck of VoteProChoice, Parkland shooting victim father Fred Guttenberg and Public Citizen's Robert Weissman; as Amazon's value reaches $1 trillion, what about its workers?

Duration:00:59:01

Winona LaDuke & Indigenous Canadian Activist Back Campaign to Stop SLAPP Suits That Silence Protests

9/4/2018
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A coalition of environmental and civil liberties groups are launching a new campaign called “Protect the Protest,” to fight back against lawsuits aimed at limiting free speech.

Duration:00:08:04