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Web Bonus: Rebecca Skloot on "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"

10/12/2018
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Extended discussion with author Rebecca Skloot, author of the best-selling book, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

Duration:00:35:57

Prof. Jason Stanley in Wake of Kavanaugh's Confirmation: Fascism Cannot Operate Without Patriarchy

10/12/2018
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In his new book “How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them,” Yale professor Jason Stanley outlines the 10 pillars of fascism and warns about the dangers of normalizing fascist politics.

Duration:00:31:38

Democracy Now! 2018-10-12 Friday

10/12/2018
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Trump refuses to halt arms sales to Saudis despite Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance; Rep. Ro Khanna pens Internet Bill of Rights amid Facebook & Google privacy breaches; Johns Hopkins names building for Henrietta Lacks, whose cells changed modern medicine.

Duration:00:59:01

Tar Sands Valve Turners & Dr. James Hansen: We Need Civil Disobedience to Fight Climate Change

10/11/2018
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On October 11, 2016, activists in North Dakota, Washington, Montana and Minnesota turned the manual safety valves on four pipelines, temporarily halting the flow of nearly 70 percent of the crude oil imported to the United States from Canada. We speak to two of the activists, who were just acquitted, along with their lawyer and former NASA scientist James Hansen.

Duration:00:30:00

Democracy Now! 2018-10-11 Thursday

10/11/2018
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As Hurricane Michael pummels Florida, a look at Governor Rick Scott's history of climate change denial; Before a limo crash killed 20 in upstate NY this weekend, its owner was an FBI informant; Professor Jason Stanley on his new book "How Fascism Works."

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2018-10-10 Wednesday

10/10/2018
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As U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley announces she is resigning her post, a look back on her dangerous legacy from Iran to Palestine; two years after activists shut down pipelines across the country, "valve turners" win acquittal in Minnesota.

Duration:00:59:01

Beatrice Fihn of the Nobel-Winning ICAN: We Need to Dismantle & Disarm the World's Nuclear Arms

10/9/2018
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As the U.S. continues negotiations on the Korean Peninsula, we speak with Beatrice Fihn, executive director of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, about the fight to disarm the world.

Duration:00:25:15

Democracy Now! 2018-10-09 Tuesday

10/9/2018
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Brazil's far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro moves closer to becoming president; IPCC warns humanity has only a dozen years to avert climate catastrophe; 2017 Nobel Peace Prize winner Beatrice Fihn urges international cooperation to disarm North Korea.

Duration:00:58:52

Democracy Now! 2018-10-08 Monday

10/8/2018
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As Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed to the Supreme Court, we speak with CODEPINK's Medea Benjamin, Jodi Jacobson of Rewire.News and Soraya Chemaly, author of "Rage Becomes Her"; Mehdi Hasan discusses the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Duration:00:59:01

Glenn Greenwald on U.S. Hacking, Edward Snowden, the Dangers of Obsessing over Russia & More

10/5/2018
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Extended conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald of The Intercept.

Duration:00:20:42

The "School-to-Prison Pipeline" Now Extends to Preschool. Meet the Activists Fighting Back.

10/5/2018
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Brett Kavanaugh is outraged at the public scrutiny of his yearbook and teenage behavior. But across the country, black and brown students are being criminalized as early as the age of 3, leading to the “school-to-prison pipeline” that critics say now extends to even preschool.

Duration:00:26:34

Democracy Now! 2018-10-05 Friday

10/5/2018
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As the Senate prepares for a vote on Brett Kavanaugh, playwright Eve Ensler reads a letter to white women who support him; The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to Denis Mukwege & Nadia Murad; Glenn Greenwald on Brazil’s upcoming election.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2018-10-04 Thursday

10/4/2018
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A major New York Times exposé reveals how Donald Trump built his empire from his father's money through tax evasion and outright fraud. We speak with David Barstow, three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and lead author of the piece.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2018-10-03 Wednesday

10/3/2018
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Mental health experts ask for a psychological assessment of Brett Kavanaugh over his hostility and drinking; psychiatrist Bandy Lee details mental health concerns about Donald Trump; education justice activists fight to end the school-to-prison pipeline.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2018-10-02 Tuesday

10/2/2018
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Kavanaugh's former schoolmate asks fellow Georgetown Prep alums to break their silence; the ACLU comes out against Kavanaugh; the Trump administration ships more migrant kids to a Texas tent city; Lori Wallach of Public Citizen reviews Trump's trade deal.

Duration:00:59:01

Lisa Graves: Brett Kavanaugh Is Lying About Drinking, His Yearbook and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford

10/1/2018
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh has lied under oath about his drinking habits and sexual references in his high school yearbook. That’s according to Lisa Graves, a former aide to Senator Patrick Leahy.

Duration:00:27:44

Democracy Now! 2018-10-01 Monday

10/1/2018
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Sexual assault survivors confront Sen. Jeff Flake, triggering an FBI investigation before the final vote on Brett Kavanaugh; advocates say Kavanaugh has repeatedly perjured himself; Kimberlé Crenshaw talks about lessons from Anita Hill's 1991 testimony.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2018-09-28 Friday

9/28/2018
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We feature excerpts of Thursday’s historic hearing when Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her, including Blasey Ford’s full statement, excerpts of Kavanaugh and their questioning under oath.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2018-09-27 Thursday

9/27/2018
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As Trump calls sexual assault allegations against him and Kavanaugh a “con game,” we get response from Trump accuser Jessica Leeds and speak with Cosby rape survivor Lili Bernard; Yale students protest Kavanaugh’s confirmation; Trump threatens Venezuela.

Duration:00:59:01

Cosby Rape Survivor Lili Bernard: Sentencing Signals Shift from Misogyny to Believing, Valuing Women

9/26/2018
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We continue our interview with Lili Bernard, a visual artist and actor who has accused Bill Cosby of drugging and raping her in the early 1990s when he mentored her in preparation for her guest-starring role on “The Cosby Show.”

Duration:00:20:26