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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! 2022-05-27 Friday

5/27/2022
Author and journalist Mark Follman on how behavioral threat assessment can prevent mass shootings; Longtime Minneapolis activist and Councilmember Robin Wonsley Worlobah on stalled police abolition two years after the murder of George Floyd; an update on evacuation efforts in the Donbas region as Russian shelling continues Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:51

Democracy Now! 2022-05-26 Thursday

5/26/2022
The massacre at Robb Elementary School increases pressure for gun control; How Australia passed sweeping new gun control measures after a mass shooting; DHS says it will try to pause immigration enforcement in Uvalde after the Robb Elementary School massacre; Journalist Patrick Cockburn on continued fighting in Ukraine. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:51

Abolition Struggle Ongoing in Minneapolis 2 Years After Police Killed George Floyd, Spurring Protests

5/25/2022
Two years after the police killing George Floyd, we go to Minneapolis to speak with Robin Wonsley Worlobah, longtime activist who is now the city’s first Black democratic socialist city councilmember.

Duration:00:26:48

Democracy Now! 2022-05-25 Wednesday

5/25/2022
An 18-year-old gunman kills 19 children and two teachers at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas. We speak with Nicole Golden of Texas Gun Sense, The Trace reporter Mike Spies, and Parkland H.S. victim father and activist Manuel Oliver. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:48

Democracy Now! 2022-05-24 Tuesday

5/24/2022
Haitian American historian Westenley Alcenat and Prof. Gerald Horne respond to The New York Times series “The Ransom,” which details how Haiti became one of the poorest countries in the world while bankers in France and the United States made a fortune; President Biden is in Tokyo to meet with leaders from the “Quad” in efforts to counter China’s power and makes confusing comments on U.S. policy on Taiwan. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest:...

Duration:00:59:49

Democracy Now! 2022-05-23 Monday

5/23/2022
In a “Green Wave,” Australian voters elect the Labor Party’s Anthony Albanese and end a decade of conservative rule; “His Name Is George Floyd: One Man’s Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice,” is a new book on Floyd’s life and legacy published two years after his death at the hands of Minneapolis police sparked a global uprising against racism. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:49

Democracy Now! 2022-05-20 Friday

5/20/2022
An update from the grieving Buffalo community after last weekend’s white supremacist massacre; reproductive rights groups face a major setback as Oklahoma imposes one of the strictest abortion bans in the country. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:50

Democracy Now! 2022-05-19 Thursday

5/19/2022
Nina Khrushcheva on Russia’s war in Ukraine; Gun control advocates say stricter rules may have prevented the Buffalo shooter’s killing spree; Chileans rewrite their country’s Pinochet-era constitution. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:48

Democracy Now! 2022-05-18 Wednesday

5/18/2022
Progressives win big in Tuesday’s primary elections despite opposition from within the Democratic Party, as well as deep-pocketed outside groups, say journalist David Sirota and progressive champion Nina Turner; U.S. journalist William Nessen reports from the frontline of the war in eastern Ukraine. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:47

Democracy Now! 2022-05-17 Tuesday

5/17/2022
Color of Change’s Rashad Robinson on social media’s role in the Buffalo massacre and the propagation of extremism; Journalist Talia Lavin on how the gunman’s hateful ideology reflects hateful rhetoric found in online chatrooms she reports on; The role of monopolies in the U.S. baby formula shortage. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:47

Democracy Now! 2022-05-16 Monday

5/16/2022
India Walton in Buffalo responds to the mass shooting at a grocery store that targeted the Black community; the spread of white nationalist conspiracy theories and Fox News host Tucker Carlson and their relation to mass shootings; Ibram X. Kendi on antiracist education; We Testify founder Renee Bracey Sherman on the racist history of anti-abortion movements and what lawmakers must do to protect reproductive healthcare. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily...

Duration:00:59:50

Democracy Now! 2022-05-13 Friday

5/13/2022
Indigenous writer and historian Nick Estes on a new report by the Interior Department that says at least 500 Indigenous children died at Indian boarding schools run or supported by the U.S. government; Calls grow for President Biden to grant clemency to imprisoned Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier; Journalists in Mexico are being killed with impunity in record numbers; European peace activists oppose Finland’s plans to end decades of neutrality and join NATO. Get Democracy Now! delivered...

Duration:00:59:51

Democracy Now! 2022-05-12 Thursday

5/12/2022
Palestinians mourn and protest the killing of veteran journalist Shireen Abu Akleh; Ukrainian author Andrey Kurkov on the Russian invasion; A conversation with 2021 Nobel Literature Prize winner Abdulrazak Gurnah. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:47

Democracy Now! 2022-05-11 Wednesday

5/11/2022
Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh is shot dead by Israeli forces in the West Bank; Nobel Peace Prize-winning journalist Maria Ressa on the return of the Marcos dynasty in the Philippines; Workers at Starbucks and Amazon who say they were fired for organizing are fighting to get their jobs back. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:51

Democracy Now! 2022-05-10 Tuesday

5/10/2022
Sri Lanka’s prime minister resigns after weeks of mass protests over the country’s economic crisis; The podcast “Suave” wins a Pulitzer Prize; Historian Kelly Lytle Hernández’s new book “Bad Mexicans” tells the untold story of the Mexican Revolution and its relation to U.S. imperialism. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:51

Democracy Now! 2022-05-09 Monday

5/9/2022
U.S. lawmakers are openly calling the fighting in Ukraine a proxy war between the U.S. and Russia; Alabama becomes the first state to make it a felony to provide gender-affirming medical care to trans youth; The Irish nationalist party Sinn Féin wins a historic number of seats in the Northern Ireland Assembly. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:51

Policing the Womb: Michele Goodwin Takes on Anti-Abortion Laws, Lays Out Reproductive New Deal

5/6/2022
In an in-depth interview with Michele Goodwin, she discusses her book, “Policing the Womb: Invisible Women and the Criminalization of Motherhood,” and lays out a “Reproductive New Deal.”

Duration:00:25:36

Democracy Now! 2022-05-06 Friday

5/6/2022
The World Health Organization says the true death toll of the COVID-19 pandemic is nearly 15 million people, with nearly 5 million deaths in India alone; Reproductive rights scholar Michele Goodwin on how a ban on abortion in rape and incest cases hurts the survivors. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:51

Democracy Now! 2022-05-05 Thursday

5/5/2022
How the Russian war in Ukraine is exacerbating world hunger, especially for African countries reliant on wheat imports and where food insecurity is already dire; The European Union vows to ban Russian oil imports by the end of the year; Historian Timothy Snyder on why Russia’s war in Ukraine is a colonial war. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:51

Democracy Now! 2022-05-04 Wednesday

5/4/2022
We speak with an abortion doctor and a reproductive rights activist facing deportation about how to protect access to abortion; The role of dark money in placing anti-abortion justices on the high court; What can we learn from the Ohio primaries for House and Senate races where a Trump-backed candidate won and a progressive Democrat lost amid a wave of outside attacks. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:49