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Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/7 through our website and podcasts.

Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/7 through our website and podcasts.

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Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/7 through our website and podcasts.

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English


Episodes

Democracy Now! 2021-05-11 Tuesday

5/11/2021
Israeli airstrikes kill at least 26 Palestinians in Gaza as tension escalates dramatically following weeks of protests in Jerusalem; We look back at the 1985 Philadelphia police bombing of the home of MOVE, a radical Black liberation organization, that killed 11 people, amid revelations that the bones of one or two of the children killed have been used in classes at Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the...

Duration:00:59:42

Democracy Now! 2021-05-10 Monday

5/10/2021
Tensions rise as Palestinians continue to protest Israeli efforts to evict dozens of residents of the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem to make room for Jewish settlers; At least 85 people, mostly schoolgirls, die in Afghanistan after an attack outside a school; Ari Berman on the latest Republican attack on voting rights. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:42

Democracy Now! 2021-05-07 Friday

5/7/2021
Four parents are reunited with their children in the United States after being separated under former President Trump's "zero tolerance" policy, making them the first families to be reunited on U.S. soil since the Biden administration began its reunification process; We speak with "Native Son" author Richard Wright's daughter, who recently unearthed a second unpublished manuscript by her father. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest:...

Duration:00:59:42

Democracy Now! 2021-05-06 Thursday

5/6/2021
President Biden announces his support for temporarily waiving intellectual property rights for COVID vaccines; Over two dozen protesters in Colombia have been killed by security forces during an ongoing national strike against the right-wing government of Iván Duque; Former President Trump's Facebook account will remain suspended for now. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:42

Democracy Now! 2021-05-05 Wednesday

5/5/2021
More than 100 countries call on the Biden administration to support a temporary waiver on intellectual property rights for COVID-related medicines and vaccines at the World Trade Organization, but Big Pharma continues to fight the proposal; Longtime activist and scholar Walden Bello on U.S.-China relations. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:42

Democracy Now! 2021-05-04 Tuesday

5/4/2021
We speak with Raoul Peck, acclaimed Haitian filmmaker and director of a new documentary series, "Exterminate All the Brutes," which takes an unflinching look at the legacy of European colonialism and genocide around the world. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:42

Democracy Now! 2021-05-03 Monday

5/3/2021
Former Illinois Congressmember Luis Guitérrez on the recent Chicago police killings of 22-year-old Anthony Alvarez and 13-year-old Adam Toledo; We look back at the historic 1971 May Day protests against the Vietnam War when over 12,000 antiwar protesters were detained in Washington in the largest mass arrest in U.S. history; Big Pharma dispatches over 100 lobbyists to preserve COVID-19 vaccine intellectual property rights at the World Trade Organization. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to...

Duration:00:59:42

Democracy Now! 2021-04-30 Friday

4/30/2021
In a major report, Human Rights Watch said this week that Israel commits the crimes of apartheid and persecution against Palestinians; The fallout continues from revelations of improper use of human remains by two Ivy League schools. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-04-29 Thursday

4/29/2021
We get an update on the COVID crisis in India and how expanding access to vaccine technology could help curb the spread of highly infectious new variants of the coronavirus; Congressmember Ro Khanna on Joe Biden's first speech to a joint session of Congress, during which he proposed trillions of dollars in new spending on infrastructure and shoring up the social safety net. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-04-28 Wednesday

4/28/2021
We spend the hour looking at President Biden's foreign policy record with journalist Jeremy Scahill, co-founder of The Intercept, which just published a new investigation looking at Biden's stances on war, militarism and the CIA going back to the early 1970s. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-04-27 Tuesday

4/27/2021
As protests continue in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, over the police killing of Andrew Brown Jr., we speak with Reverend William Barber about the struggle for police accountability in the United States; The University of Pennsylvania and Princeton are under fire for being in possession of human remains of people killed in the 1985 MOVE bombing, which the universities had for years without permission or knowledge of the families. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up...

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-04-26 Monday

4/26/2021
New protests erupt in Kenosha, Wisconsin, as the police officer who shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back last August returns to work; State Republican lawmakers across the U.S. push bills to criminalize protests, including measures that give immunity for those who hit protesters with their vehicles; President Biden makes history by recognizing the mass killing of Armenians in 1915 as a genocide. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest:...

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-04-23 Friday

4/23/2021
As President Biden hosts a virtual global climate summit and pledges to cut U.S. emissions in half by 2030, environmental groups say global leaders are not being ambitious enough. We look at Biden's response to the climate crisis, the link between climate change and migration in Central America, and the state of climate emergency in sub-Saharan African countries. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

The Red Deal: Extended Interview with Red Nation Members About an Indigenous Plan to Save Our Earth

4/22/2021
On Earth Day, we host an extended conversation with two of the two dozen Indigenous scholars behind the new book, “The Red Deal: Indigenous Action to Save Our Earth.”

Duration:00:32:15

Democracy Now! 2021-04-22 Thursday

4/22/2021
India is in a public health crisis as COVID-19 cases surge and hospitals run out of oxygen; A doctor at Baylor University is working with an Indian company to develop a low-cost COVID-19 vaccine; On Earth Day, we look at "The Red Deal," an Indigenous plan to save the planet. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-04-21 Wednesday

4/21/2021
Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been found guilty on three charges for murdering George Floyd, making him the first white Minnesota police officer ever to be convicted of killing a Black man. We hear reactions to the verdict from Minneapolis residents and George Floyd's family and speak with organizer Kandace Montgomery and professor Khalil Gibran Muhammad. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-04-20 Tuesday

4/20/2021
Jury deliberations begin in the trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin for killing George Floyd; The Sikh community is in mourning after a gunman attacked a FedEx facility in Indianapolis, killing eight people, including four Sikhs; How the Indianapolis shooter got past Indiana's "red flag" law to buy his guns, despite police seizing a shotgun from him last year. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-04-19 Monday

4/19/2021
Thousands protest in Chicago over the police killing of 13-year-old Adam Toledo, who was shot dead with his hands in the air; A lieutenant in the Army Medical Corps is suing two Virginia police officers who pepper-sprayed him, pushed him to the ground and pointed their guns at him during a traffic stop at a gas station; A New York court has vindicated an African American Buffalo police officer who was punched in the face and then fired and stripped of her pension for stopping a white cop...

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-04-16 Friday

4/16/2021
Newly released police bodycam footage shows 13-year-old Adam Toledo had his hands in the air when a Chicago police officer shot him dead last month; Why the family of Anton Black, a Maryland teenager killed by police, is suing the state's former medical examiner, who just testified for the defense in Derek Chauvin's trial; We look at President Biden's decision to issue sweeping sanctions against Russia and to expel 10 diplomats. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for...

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-04-15 Thursday

4/15/2021
President Joe Biden announces that he plans to withdraw U.S troops from Afghanistan by September 11, ending the longest war in U.S. history; Rep. Ro Khanna on U.S. policy in Afghanistan, Iran, Yemen and more; The CDC temporarily pauses use of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine over concerns about rare blood clots. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01