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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! 2022-12-07 Wednesday

12/7/2022
Senator Raphael Warnock defeats Republican Herschel Walker in Georgia’s closely watched Senate runoff; The new “Death By Policy” investigative podcast examines how U.S. Border Patrol has pushed many migrants into dangerous journeys near the U.S.-Mexico border. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:23

Juan González: Reflections on 40 Years of Fighting for Racial and Social Justice in Journalism

12/6/2022
Democracy Now! co-host Juan González recently spoke at the Columbia School of Journalism looking back at his remarkable career — from his days as a student activist and community organizer with the Young Lords to his career in journalism.

Duration:00:38:41

Democracy Now! 2022-12-06 Tuesday

12/6/2022
Jeffrey Sachs on hopes for a negotiated end to fighting in Ukraine; Journalists from the award-winning Central American outlet El Faro sue NSO Group in U.S. court, alleging the firm’s Pegasus spyware was used to track their phones; Voters in Georgia decide the runoff election between Senator Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:24

Democracy Now! 2022-12-05 Monday

12/5/2022
A group of current and former Yale students has sued the Ivy League school for discriminating against students with mental health challenges in violation of the Americans with Disabilities Act; We look at a fight in Chinatown, New York, against the city’s plans to build the tallest jail in the world. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:24

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