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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Democracy Now! 2022-01-17 Monday

1/17/2022
A Martin Luther King Day special featuring excerpts of two historic MLK speeches: "Beyond Vietnam" and "I've Been to the Mountaintop."

Duration:00:59:04

Democracy Now! 2022-01-14 Friday

1/14/2022
Advocates are calling for more aid to address the humanitarian crisis in Afghanistan, where conditions in hospitals are deteriorating; The documentary "Who We Are: A Chronicle of Racism in America" follows former ACLU deputy legal director Jeffery Robinson as he confronts the enduring legacy of anti-Blackness in the United States. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2022-01-13 Thursday

1/13/2022
Critics warn the 2022 midterms will bring a wave of Republican victories due to voter suppression and election tampering; A self-described "human guinea pig" who volunteered for Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine trials drops out to protest the company's corporate greed; In a new book, The Nation's John Nichols takes aim at the corporations and political figures who put profits over people during the coronavirus pandemic. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily...

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2022-01-12 Wednesday

1/12/2022
President Biden backs filibuster reform to pass new voting rights legislation; Tenants and activists say a deadly fire in the Bronx that killed 17 shows how city agencies fail to ensure safe affordable housing; New Jersey residents call on the governor to back his environmental justice vows and shut down plans for a new gas-fired power plant in Newark that would worsen air pollution and the climate crisis. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest:...

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2022-01-11 Tuesday

1/11/2022
On the 20th anniversary of the first prisoner's arrival at Guantánamo Bay, we spend the hour with former detainees at the military prison, Moazzam Begg and Mansoor Adayfi, and Guantánamo's former Muslim chaplain, Captain James Yee, who was jailed after being falsely accused of espionage. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2022-01-10 Monday

1/10/2022
An update on U.S.-Russian meetings in Geneva over escalating tensions in eastern Europe; Unvaccinated tennis star Novak Djokovic is exempted from Australian immigration restrictions as his case intensifies international scrutiny over the country’s inhumane treatment of refugees; A look at the Omicron variant's impact on the healthcare system across the U.S. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2022-01-07 Friday

1/7/2022
President Biden marks the anniversary of the January 6 insurrection with a speech denouncing the violence at the U.S. Capitol; An ER doctor from the frontlines of the record number of COVID-19 cases exacerbated by the Omicron variant; Protests in Sudan against the military coup result in at least three dead as troops fire tear gas into the crowd of protesters. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2022-01-06 Thursday

1/6/2022
On the first anniversary of the deadly January 6 insurrection, when a largely white mob of Trump supporters attacked the U.S. Capitol, we spend the hour looking at the events of that day, what inspired the violence, and how false claims about voter fraud continue to fuel Republican efforts to restrict voting access — especially for Black voters. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2022-01-05 Wednesday

1/5/2022
Many who participated in the January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol were part of far-right extremist and white supremacist groups. On the first anniversary of the deadly attack, we look at the threat they pose today, with an investigation by Frontline into the "American Insurrection"; Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Will Bunch on why the attempted coup to overturn the election failed. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest:...

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2022-01-04 Tuesday

1/4/2022
A child tax credit program that sent monthly payments to parents is discontinued as many immigrant families continue to receive no assistance at all; An update on COVID-19 infections in private immigration jails under the Biden administration; A French humanitarian organization files a manslaughter lawsuit against British and French officials over the drowning deaths of 27 refugees in the English Channel. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest:...

Duration:00:59:36

Democracy Now! 2022-01-03 Monday

1/3/2022
A patent-free, low-cost vaccine that could reach billions; The U.S. faces a shortage of rapid tests in part due to poor FDA standards; A climate-fueled wildfire devastates suburbs in Colorado. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:36

Democracy Now! 2021-12-31 Friday

12/31/2021
We celebrate Democracy Now!'s 25th anniversary by airing highlights from our coverage over the years, from Haiti to Gaza, Standing Rock, the U.S.-Mexico border and more.

Duration:00:59:04

Democracy Now! 2021-12-30 Thursday

12/30/2021
An hour with Noam Chomsky on the pandemic, the climate emergency, Julian Assange, Biden's foreign policy and more.

Duration:00:59:33

Democracy Now! 2021-12-29 Wednesday

12/29/2021
Acclaimed Indian author and activist Arundhati Roy; National Book Award-winning poet Martín Espada. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:36

Democracy Now! 2021-12-28 Tuesday

12/28/2021
Renowned activist and professor Angela Davis on abolition, the power of movements, Palestine, Mumia Abu-Jamal, the pandemic and imagining new worlds; Mumia Abu-Jamal remembers the late South African anti-apartheid icon Desmond Tutu; Legendary author and singer Patti Smith receives a key to New York City. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:36

Democracy Now! 2021-12-27 Monday

12/27/2021
Remembering South African leader Archbishop Desmond Tutu as a valiant critic of war and apartheid. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:36

Democracy Now! 2021-12-24 Friday

12/24/2021
NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Glenn Greenwald and Chris Hedges discuss mass surveillance, government secrecy, internet freedom and U.S. attempts to extradite and prosecute WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange.

Duration:00:58:59

Democracy Now! 2021-12-23 Thursday

12/23/2021
Oxfam leads a shareholder complaint against Moderna for its lack of transparency in a dispute over vaccine patent rights; How the Koch network funneled dark money into right-wing resistance against public health measures during the pandemic; Victory for Kellogg's workers who have ended their strike after receiving a new contract with improved wages and benefits; The Pentagon announces new rules to slow the spread of white supremacist extremism in the military. Get Democracy Now! delivered...

Duration:00:59:35

Democracy Now! 2021-12-22 Wednesday

12/22/2021
Reporter Azmat Khan on her groundbreaking investigation of U.S. airstrike casualties; President Biden announces new measures to slow the spread of the coronavirus amid a new surge; Haitian asylum seekers sue the U.S. government over discriminatory treatment. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:36

Democracy Now! 2021-12-21 Tuesday

12/21/2021
Jailed Egyptian human rights activist Alaa Abd El-Fattah is sentenced to an additional five years behind bars; Chile elects leftist Gabriel Boric as president; How the U.S. Navy contaminated the water supply for tens of thousands in Hawaii. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:36