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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

Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad: A Lula Victory in Brazil Could Help Save the Planet

9/30/2022
Noam Chomsky joins us from Brazil with Vijay Prashad, just back from Brazil, to discuss Sunday’s Brazilian election between Brazil’s far-right President Jair Bolsonaro and former President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva.

Democracy Now! 2022-09-30 Friday

9/30/2022
Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva takes on Jair Bolsonaro in Brazil’s election; A new theater devoted to documentary film, housed at the former Democracy Now! firehouse studio, opens in New York; Craig Renaud on the legacy of his brother, Brent Renaud, who was killed in March reporting on the Ukraine war; Filmmaker Reid Davenport on his directorial debut, “I Didn’t See You There.” Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Democracy Now! 2022-09-29 Thursday

9/29/2022
As Hurricane Ian slams Florida, we get an update from Tampa, look at links between the climate crisis and hurricanes and rising sea levels, and hear from a prisoner rights advocate about incarcerated people in the storm’s path; As Russia moves to formally annex four Ukrainian areas after referendums widely denounced as sham votes, we speak to a prominent Ukrainian journalist investigating potential war crimes committed by Russia in areas that were recently recaptured during Ukraine’s...

Duration:00:59:17

Democracy Now! 2022-09-28 Wednesday

9/28/2022
Update from Tampa as Hurricane Ian bears down on Florida as a possible Category 5 storm; Democratic Senator Joe Manchin stops a vote on his own energy permitting proposal that would have fast-tracked the Mountain Valley Pipeline; NASA climate scientist Peter Kalmus; Slate reporter Dahlia Lithwick on her new book, “Lady Justice: Women, the Law, and the Battle to Save America.” Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:18

Democracy Now! 2022-09-27 Tuesday

9/27/2022
Dozens of people in Iran are killed in a series of escalating protests demanding justice for Mahsa Amini; Jared Kushner’s property management company reaches a $3.25 million settlement in a Baltimore housing scandal that was first investigated by ProPublica reporter Alec MacGillis; Philadelphia housing activists are fighting to keep a major housing complex affordable; Movement leader William Barber gives an update on the water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi. Get Democracy Now! delivered...

Duration:00:59:18

Democracy Now! 2022-09-26 Monday

9/26/2022
As Italy’s first far-right leader since Benito Mussolini declares victory, we look at “the return of fascism in Italy” and its spread in Europe with Ruth Ben-Ghiat, author of “Strongmen: Mussolini to the Present”; Ahead of the next House committee hearing on the January 6 Capitol insurrection, we look at one of the key groups that helped plan and carry out the attack, with reporter Andy Campbell, author of the new book, “We Are Proud Boys: How a Right-Wing Street Gang Ushered In a New Era of...

Duration:00:59:18

Police Should Not Kill Us: Phillip Pannell's Family Wants Officer Who Shot Him in Back Held Responsible

9/23/2022
Part 2 of our interview about the 1990 police killing of Phillip Pannell, and whether the case could be reopened in the wake of the growing movement for police accountability.

Duration:00:23:22

Democracy Now! 2022-09-23 Friday

9/23/2022
Update from Moscow as anger grows over Putin’s plans to draft an extra 300,000 troops into the fight in Ukraine; Youth climate activist Mikaela Loach in New York City on Climate Week and the global climate strike; Lessons from the 1990 police killing of Black teenager Phillip Pannell in Teaneck, New Jersey, for the Black Lives Matter movement today. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:18

Democracy Now! 2022-09-22 Thursday

9/22/2022
Donald Trump has two major legal setbacks related to his business and his handling of classified documents; Iranian protests grow over the death of a 22-year-old woman in police custody; The conflict between Armenia and Azerbaijan; Cuban diplomat Carlos Fernández de Cossío. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:16

Democracy Now! 2022-09-21 Wednesday

9/21/2022
The head of Oxfam America calls for leaders attending the U.N. General Assembly to address the global hunger emergency; Adnan Syed’s first lawyer on how the “Serial” subject gained his freedom; Dissident heiress Abigail Disney on her new documentary, “The American Dream and Other Fairy Tales,” about U.S. inequality and how her family’s business exploits workers. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:18

Democracy Now! 2022-09-20 Tuesday

9/20/2022
Health scholar Steven Thrasher on why the pandemic is not “over,” as President Biden claimed; As outrage grows over a political stunt by Republican governors to send asylum seekers to Martha’s Vineyard and other liberal cities, we look at the “Reverse Freedom Rides” of 1962, when Southern segregationists bused Black families to Cape Cod and other Northern areas. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:18

Democracy Now! 2022-09-19 Monday

9/19/2022
We go to Puerto Rico for an update on damage from Hurricane Fiona; How the climate crisis has worsened the magnitude of tropical storms; What Black Britons think of mourning the queen. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:17

Democracy Now! 2022-09-16 Friday

9/16/2022
Renowned Canadian physician Dr. Gabor Maté discusses his new book, “The Myth of Normal,” and the impact of trauma on people’s health. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2022-09-15 Thursday

9/15/2022
A White House-brokered deal averts a national rail strike over grueling work conditions for tens of thousands of railroad workers; The death toll from catastrophic flooding in Pakistan nears 1,500; Russia continues to bomb civilian infrastructure following Ukraine’s successful offensive in the Kharkiv region. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:58:59

Democracy Now! 2022-09-14 Wednesday

9/14/2022
Queen Elizabeth II’s legacy in Ireland and the future of the Irish unification movement; War correspondent Luke Mogelson on his new book, “The Storm Is Here: An American Crucible.” Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:58:59

Democracy Now! 2022-09-13 Tuesday

9/13/2022
The legacy of British colonialism in the Caribbean and growing calls for reparations; Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis on the energy war between Russia and the West; How the rivalry with China is transforming the U.S. territory of Guam in the Pacific. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:00

Democracy Now! 2022-09-12 Monday

9/12/2022
The history of British colonialism in Africa, and Kenya in particular; The family of Carl Dorsey, an unarmed Black man shot by New Jersey police, files a civil lawsuit as they demand answers about his death; How privatization set the stage for the water crisis in Jackson, Mississippi. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:58:59

Democracy Now! 2022-09-09 Friday

9/9/2022
A roundtable on the life and legacy of Queen Elizabeth II, Britain’s longest-reigning monarch, dead at the age of 96; Climate activists and Appalachians rally outside the Capitol to protest the Mountain Valley Pipeline as Sen. Bernie Sanders calls it a “disastrous side deal” to the IRA that undermines climate activism. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:58:59

Democracy Now! 2022-09-08 Thursday

9/8/2022
The U.N. calls for a demilitarized zone around the Russian-occupied Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant in Ukraine to avoid a Chernobyl-level catastrophe; Update from East Africa, where the majority of countries are facing famine and drought; New revelations about the secretive right-wing billionaire Barre Seid show he funneled billions to groups that push climate denialism and more. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:58:57

Democracy Now! 2022-09-07 Wednesday

9/7/2022
As Israel admits one of its soldiers may have fatally shot Palestinian American journalist Shireen Abu Akleh, her family calls for an independent investigation; The Nation’s Elie Mystal on the Trump-appointed federal judge who approved a special master to review documents from the FBI’s Mar-a-Lago raid, and other investigations; We remember the life and legacy of Barbara Ehrenreich with her colleague and friend Alissa Quart, executive director of the Economic Hardship Reporting Project that...

Duration:00:59:01