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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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New York, NY

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Pacifica

Description:

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

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Democracy Now! 207 W. 25th St., Floor 11 New York, NY 10001 +1 (212) 431-9090


Episodes

Democracy Now! 2021-02-26 Friday

2/26/2021
The FBI and New York Police Department are facing new calls to open their records into the assassination of Malcolm X after the release of a deathbed confession of a former undercover NYPD officer who admitted to being part of a conspiracy targeting Malcolm. We speak to a cousin of the former officer as well as Malcolm's daughter, Ilyasah Shabazz.

Duration:00:59:50

Democracy Now! 2021-02-25 Thursday

2/25/2021
Pressure grows on the Biden administration to support a push by India and South Africa at the World Trade Organization to loosen intellectual property rules to make COVID-19 vaccines easier to make and distribute; As the House prepares to pass a $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief bill, Rep. Jan Schakowsky urges her Senate colleagues not to oppose the inclusion of a $15-an-hour minimum wage hike in the stimulus package; Author Brendan O'Connor on the roots of the January 6 Capitol attack and...

Duration:00:59:50

Democracy Now! 2021-02-24 Wednesday

2/24/2021
Interior Secretary nominee Deb Haaland testifies before the Senate in her bid to become the first Native American cabinet secretary in U.S. history; Asylum seekers brave freezing weather while living in tents in the refugee camp in Matamoros, Mexico, while awaiting entry into the United States; Examining the Biden administration's reversal of Trump's "Remain in Mexico" policy.

Duration:00:59:50

Democracy Now! 2021-02-23 Tuesday

2/23/2021
As the U.S. passes 500,000 COVID-19 deaths, we speak to New York emergency room doctor Craig Spencer about the pandemic and how to make vaccines available to more people around the world; To mark Black History Month, we remember the visionary Black science-fiction writer Octavia Butler, who gave one of her last interviews before her death to Democracy Now! in 2005, and we speak with Octavia Butler scholar adrienne maree brown about the writer's lasting influence.

Duration:00:59:50

Democracy Now! 2021-02-22 Monday

2/22/2021
Naomi Klein on how deregulation and reliance on fossil fuels paved the way for the power fiasco in Texas; Some residents report astronomically high energy bills in the aftermath of the winter storms; Conditions inside Texas prisons, already dire, become intolerable for those behind bars.

Duration:00:59:50

Democracy Now! 2021-02-19 Friday

2/19/2021
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:00:59:50

Democracy Now! 2021-02-18 Thursday

2/18/2021
Texans are left in the dark as a major winter storm overwhelms the state's power grid; The latest science on masks; The fight over canceling student debt heats up in Washington; Celebrating co-host Nermeen Shaikh's 10th anniversary on Democracy Now!

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-02-17 Wednesday

2/17/2021
We look at the debate over how to safely reopen schools during the pandemic; Amazon workers in Bessemer, Alabama, vote on whether to become the first unionized warehouse in the U.S.; Journalist Sarah Jaffe on her new book, "Work Won't Love You Back."

Duration:00:59:50

Democracy Now! 2021-02-16 Tuesday

2/16/2021
The Nation's Elie Mystal on Trump's acquittal and where the Republican Party goes from here; Ecuador's leading presidential candidate, left-wing economist Andrés Arauz, talks about his campaign pledge to fight austerity, poverty and the pandemic.

Duration:00:59:50

Democracy Now! 2021-02-15 Monday

2/15/2021
As the Senate acquits Donald Trump for inciting the deadly January 6 insurrection at the Capitol, is it setting a dangerous precedent?; The Lancet reports nearly 40% of deaths in the U.S. from COVID-19 were avoidable.

Duration:00:59:50

Democracy Now! 2021-02-12 Friday

2/12/2021
Closing arguments in Donald Trump's impeachment trial; Ralph Nader on Democrats' impeachment strategy and corporate crime; We look at the rise in domestic violence during the pandemic ahead of V-Day, a global day to end violence against against women.

Duration:00:59:50

Democracy Now! 2021-02-11 Thursday

2/11/2021
At Trump's Senate trial, Democratic House impeachment managers release shocking video from inside the Capitol during the insurrection; Farmworkers in India continue to protest new agricultural laws that threaten their livelihoods.

Duration:00:59:50

Democracy Now! 2021-02-10 Wednesday

2/10/2021
The Senate votes to move forward with Trump's impeachment trial; We speak to academics Ibram X. Kendi and Keisha Blain about impeachment, racial disparities in the pandemic, and their new book, "Four Hundred Souls."

Duration:00:59:50

Democracy Now! 2021-02-09 Tuesday

2/9/2021
Donald Trump's historic second impeachment trial begins; Advocates call for the prioritization of COVID-19 vaccines for disabled people; The U.S. deports 72 people to Haiti despite Biden's vow to halt deportations for 100 days.

Duration:00:59:50

Democracy Now! 2021-02-08 Monday

2/8/2021
The International Criminal Court rules it can investigate Israeli war crimes in the Palestinian territories; The pandemic sets women back as Congress tries to pass a stimulus bill; Rep. Cori Bush demands accountability ahead of Trump's impeachment trial.

Duration:00:59:01

Incarcerated Activist Kinetik Justice & Others Severely Beaten in Alabama Prison DOJ Sued over Abuse

2/5/2021
Imprisoned Activist Kinetik Justice Severely Beaten by Guards While Defending Fellow Prisoner

Duration:00:02:12

Democracy Now! 2021-02-05 Friday

2/5/2021
The head of the African CDC on the race to secure vaccines for the continent; President Joe Biden pledges to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen; Will Biden reverse Trump's recognition of the Moroccan occupation over Western Sahara?

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-02-04 Thursday

2/4/2021
As the U.S. ramps up vaccinations, experts urge the Biden administration to do more to supply the rest of the world with COVID vaccines; Reports emerge of mass surveillance and sexual abuse in China's crackdown on Muslim minorities.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-02-03 Wednesday

2/3/2021
What the coup in Burma means for Rohingya refugees who have faced years of repression under the military; Biden signs new executive orders on immigration but advocates say far more needs to be done; Jeff Bezos steps down as Amazon CEO.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-02-02 Tuesday

2/2/2021
Data shows Black and Latinx people in the U.S. are getting vaccinated at much lower rates than whites; Thousands in Russia protest to demand the release of jailed opposition figure Alexei Navalny; Russia's Sputnik V COVID vaccine is found 91.6% effective.

Duration:00:59:01