Bolivia's first indigenous president, Evo Morales, resigns following what he described as a military coup; A conversation with Senator Elizabeth Warren about the climate crisis at the first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice.
Some of Puerto Rico’s biggest artists were at the forefront of the demonstrations that ousted Ricardo Rosselló, and the song “Afilando los Cuchillos,” “Sharpening the Knives,” became an anthem of the protests. We recently sat down to discuss music, activism and Puerto Rico with Ileana Cabra Joglar, better known as iLe.
The first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice is being held at South Carolina State University Friday night in Orangeburg. Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman will co-moderate the event with former Environmental Protection Agency official Mustafa Ali. Leaders from frontline communities will attend tonight's forum, including Reverend Leo Woodberry, who has been fighting against environmental racism in South Carolina for years.
The first-ever Presidential Forum on Environmental Justice takes place Friday in Orangeburg, South Carolina; in 1968, the Orangeburg massacre killed three unarmed black students when police opened fire at South Carolina State University.
Algerian elections are scheduled for next month as demonstrators proceed with sustained protests; Two former Twitter employees are charged with helping Saudi Arabia spy on critics; "The Pollinators" looks at the dangers of a decline in bee colonies.
In Texas, calls are mounting to halt the upcoming execution of Rodney Reed, a black man convicted of a rape and murder he says he didn't commit; Tuesday's local elections see major victories for Democrats nationwide.
It’s been 40 years since Ku Klux Klansmen and American Nazis opened fire on an anti-Klan demonstration in Greensboro, North Carolina, killing five anti-racist activists. The killing spree took 88 seconds. No one was convicted for the massacre. We speak with Dr. Marty Nathan, whose husband Dr. Mike Nathan was killed in the 1979 Greensboro massacre.
Trump begins to formally pull the U.S. out of the Paris climate agreement; A Honduran immigrant with DACA status fights his mother's deportation as she recovers from stage IV cancer; Voters head to the polls in statewide elections across the U.S.
Indigenous forest protector Paulo Paulino Guajajara is shot dead in the Amazon; Special report on homelessness in San Francisco; The Greensboro massacre, 40 years later: when the KKK & American Nazis killed five anti-racist protesters in broad daylight.
Chicago teachers head back to school, marking the end of a historic 11-day strike; A former Gambian beauty queen testifies against the country's former dictator, accusing him of rape; In Colombia, five indigenous leaders have been massacred.
The House of Representatives voted Thursday to formalize the impeachment process against President Trump. The probe centers on whether Trump withheld military aid to Ukraine to pressure Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate Trump’s political rival Joe Biden and his son Hunter, who served on the board of Burisma Holdings, a Ukrainian energy company. On Wednesday, House Democrats requested that Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton testify. We speak with...
As a major study warns 300 million people are at risk from rising sea levels as mass protests cause Chile to pull out as host of the U.N. climate summit; Climate-fueled fires erupt across California; The House votes to formalize the impeachment process.
Lebanon's prime minister resigns after nearly two weeks of nationwide protests; Bernie Sanders endorses public defender Chesa Boudin for San Francisco district attorney; The film "Decade of Fire" looks at how fires ravaged the Bronx in the 1970s.
California declares a state of emergency as wildfires torch land from Los Angeles to north of San Francisco; In Iraq, 18 protesters were shot dead overnight in the latest crackdown on nationwide protests; Mass demonstrations continue in Chile.