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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

Angela Davis on UC Strike, Abolition, Palestine & Lessons on a Life Fighting Racial Capitalism

12/2/2022
A web-only discussion with Angela Davis, the world-renowned abolitionist, author and activist. Davis reflects on her remarkable life and struggles ahead.

Duration:00:30:44

Democracy Now! 2022-12-02 Friday

12/2/2022
A new Al Jazeera documentary investigates “The Killing of Shireen Abu Akleh” six months after the Palestinian American journalist was shot dead by Israeli forces in the occupied West Bank; Civil rights activist Angela Davis on the controversy that erupted when she was deemed “too radical” to speak in Rockland County, New York. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:24

Democracy Now! 2022-12-01 Thursday

12/1/2022
Jurors convict Oath Keepers leaders of seditious conspiracy over their role in the January 6 Capitol attack; American Prospect editor David Dayen on a busy lame-duck session in Congress; New York Mayor Eric Adams alarms advocates with a plan to involuntarily hospitalize people with mental illness. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:24

Democracy Now! 2022-11-30 Wednesday

11/30/2022
Railroad Workers United organizer and labor historian Nelson Lichtenstein on Biden’s push to block a rail strike; Academic workers in the University of California system on why they are part of the largest higher education strike in U.S. history; An update on LUMA Energy and Puerto Rico’s frequent blackouts. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:20

Biden Sides with Big Business & Urges Congress to Block Major Freight Rail Strike

11/29/2022
In labor news, President Biden has sided with big business and has urged Congress to intervene to block freight rail workers from going on strike, saying it could devastate the economy.

Duration:00:06:29

Democracy Now! 2022-11-29 Tuesday

11/29/2022
Abdullah Al-Arian on “Why the World Cup Belongs in the Middle East” and Jules Boykoff on why the World Cup in Qatar is a “Climate Catastrophe”; Reporter Victoria Law on the Manhattan district attorney’s move to drop murder charges against domestic violence survivor Tracy McCarter after a campaign against her criminalization. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:32

Democracy Now! 2022-11-28 Monday

11/28/2022
Protests erupt in China over the government’s strict zero-COVID policies; Pressure mounts to stop Missouri’s Tuesday execution of Kevin Johnson, whose conviction was tainted by racism; Sahrawi climate activist Mahfud Bechri on greenwashing at COP27, and Western Sahara International Film Festival executive director María Carrión on the Moroccan occupation. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:00

Democracy Now! 2022-11-25 Friday

11/25/2022
Black Friday Special: Howard Zinn & Voices of a People’s History of the United States; “You Can’t Be Neutral on a Moving Train”: Remembering the People’s Historian Howard Zinn at 100

Duration:00:59:03

Democracy Now! 2022-11-24 Thursday

11/24/2022
Lakota Historian Nick Estes on Thanksgiving, Settler Colonialism & Continuing Indigenous Resistance; Dr. Gabor Maté on “The Myth of Normal,” Healing in a Toxic Culture & How Capitalism Fuels Addiction

Duration:00:59:04

Democracy Now! 2022-11-23 Wednesday

11/23/2022
The situation in Iran is “critical” as authorities tighten their crackdown on anti-government protests; Noam Chomsky on the life and legacy of radical peace and civil rights activist Staughton Lynd; Filipino activist Yeb Saño on what the “loss and damage” fund negotiated at COP27 means for the climate crisis. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2022-11-22 Tuesday

11/22/2022
We speak with the family of imprisoned Egyptian dissident Alaa Abd El-Fattah on the state of his health following a six-month hunger strike and amid the growing movement to free him. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2022-11-21 Monday

11/21/2022
Rich countries agree to establish a climate reparations fund at the close of COP27 but fail to commit to fossil fuel phaseout; The Colorado Springs LGBTQ community reels from Saturday’s deadly shooting; Human rights violations in Qatar, host country of the World Cup that kicked off Sunday. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Yeb Saño: COP27 Agreement Must Keep "Loss & Damage" Fund for Countries Vulnerable to Climate Change

11/18/2022
On the final official day of the U.N. climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, we get an assessment of negotiations on a “loss and damage” fund, and more.

Duration:00:20:49

Democracy Now! 2022-11-18 Friday

11/18/2022
Alaa Abd El-Fattah’s aunt describes the activist’s condition after visiting him in prison; A Ukrainian climate activist and a Ukrainian climate scientist discuss how Russia’s war intensified calls for a transition to renewable energy; Russian environmentalist Vladimir Slivyak at COP27. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:00

Democracy Now! 2022-11-17 Thursday

11/17/2022
As climate justice activists protest at COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, calling on world leaders to do more to address the climate crisis and demanding wealthy nations pay climate reparations, we spend the hour with Indigenous land defenders from Venezuela, Guatemala, Mexico, the United States and Canada. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2022-11-16 Wednesday

11/16/2022
Broadcasting from COP27, we look at how “loss and damage” financing is now a key split at COP27; How military spending exacerbates the climate crisis; African climate activists mobilize against construction of EACOP, the East African Crude Oil Pipeline. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:00

Democracy Now! 2022-11-15 Tuesday

11/15/2022
We continue our coverage from COP27 in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, where activists are decrying a crackdown on dissent and inaction by world leaders to address the climate crisis. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2022-11-14 Monday

11/14/2022
Democracy Now! is in Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, at COP27. We speak with climate justice activist Asad Rehman on what’s at stake at the U.N. climate conference; China scholars Michael Klare and Orville Schell on President Biden’s meeting with Xi Jinping; Examining the effects of the climate crisis on Egypt and the wider region. Democracy Now! is broadcasting live this week from Sharm el-Sheikh, Egypt, at the COP27 U.N. climate conference.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2022-11-11 Friday

11/11/2022
An interview with Congressmember-elect Delia Ramirez, the first Latina elected to Congress from Illinois and the daughter of Guatemalan immigrants; More cities and states moved toward ranked-choice voting in the midterm elections; Oxfam’s new report “Carbon Billionaires” links wealth inequality to the climate crisis and calls for a wealth tax. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2022-11-10 Thursday

11/10/2022
How New York election results could tip the balance of power in the House; Voters elect progressive prosecutors across the country, rejecting a tough-on-crime message; The Supreme Court hears oral arguments in Haaland v. Brackeen, a case that could dismantle Native sovereignty. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:00