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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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Episodes

Democracy Now! 2021-05-17 Monday

5/17/2021
Nearly 200 Palestinians are now dead as Israel's assault on the Gaza Strip enters its second week; Ethnic violence and Jewish settler attacks on Palestinians escalate. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:42

Democracy Now! 2021-05-14 Friday

5/14/2021
Congressmember Rashida Tlaib makes a speech on the House floor about the lack of attention to Palestinians' suffering under Israel; We speak to longtime Palestinian diplomat Dr. Hanan Ashrawi and historian Rashid Khalidi about the context of the current conditions in Israel-Palestine and Palestinian resistance; Republican senators try to block prominent voting rights advocate Kristen Clarke from a top position at the Justice Department. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign...

Duration:00:59:42

Nathan Thrall on "A Day in the Life of Abed Salama" & Reality of Palestinian Life Under Israeli Rule

5/13/2021
Jerusalem-based writer Nathan Thrall discusses his acclaimed piece for The New York Review of Books, “A Day in the Life of Abed Salama: One man’s quest to find his son lays bare the reality of Palestinian life under Israeli rule.”

Duration:00:20:03

Democracy Now! 2021-05-13 Thursday

5/13/2021
President Biden gives Israel a green light to continue its assault on Gaza as the death toll continues to climb in the besieged territory after days of aerial bombardment. We go to Gaza, Jerusalem and Nazareth for the latest. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:42

Democracy Now! 2021-05-12 Wednesday

5/12/2021
The new PBS series "Philly D.A." gives an inside look at Larry Krasner, the Philadelphia district attorney who was elected in 2017 as he vowed to end mass incarceration and now faces a stiff primary challenge next week; We look at the broader movement to end cash bail and overhaul the probation system with the two creators of "Philly D.A.," as well as a formerly incarcerated activist and a longtime Philadelphia journalist. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the...

Duration:00:59:42

Democracy Now! 2021-05-11 Tuesday

5/11/2021
Israeli airstrikes kill at least 26 Palestinians in Gaza as tension escalates dramatically following weeks of protests in Jerusalem; We look back at the 1985 Philadelphia police bombing of the home of MOVE, a radical Black liberation organization, that killed 11 people, amid revelations that the bones of one or two of the children killed have been used in classes at Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the...

Duration:00:59:42

Democracy Now! 2021-05-10 Monday

5/10/2021
Tensions rise as Palestinians continue to protest Israeli efforts to evict dozens of residents of the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of occupied East Jerusalem to make room for Jewish settlers; At least 85 people, mostly schoolgirls, die in Afghanistan after an attack outside a school; Ari Berman on the latest Republican attack on voting rights. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:42

Democracy Now! 2021-05-07 Friday

5/7/2021
Four parents are reunited with their children in the United States after being separated under former President Trump's "zero tolerance" policy, making them the first families to be reunited on U.S. soil since the Biden administration began its reunification process; We speak with "Native Son" author Richard Wright's daughter, who recently unearthed a second unpublished manuscript by her father. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest:...

Duration:00:59:42

Democracy Now! 2021-05-06 Thursday

5/6/2021
President Biden announces his support for temporarily waiving intellectual property rights for COVID vaccines; Over two dozen protesters in Colombia have been killed by security forces during an ongoing national strike against the right-wing government of Iván Duque; Former President Trump's Facebook account will remain suspended for now. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:42

Democracy Now! 2021-05-05 Wednesday

5/5/2021
More than 100 countries call on the Biden administration to support a temporary waiver on intellectual property rights for COVID-related medicines and vaccines at the World Trade Organization, but Big Pharma continues to fight the proposal; Longtime activist and scholar Walden Bello on U.S.-China relations. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:42

Democracy Now! 2021-05-04 Tuesday

5/4/2021
We speak with Raoul Peck, acclaimed Haitian filmmaker and director of a new documentary series, "Exterminate All the Brutes," which takes an unflinching look at the legacy of European colonialism and genocide around the world. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:42

Democracy Now! 2021-05-03 Monday

5/3/2021
Former Illinois Congressmember Luis Guitérrez on the recent Chicago police killings of 22-year-old Anthony Alvarez and 13-year-old Adam Toledo; We look back at the historic 1971 May Day protests against the Vietnam War when over 12,000 antiwar protesters were detained in Washington in the largest mass arrest in U.S. history; Big Pharma dispatches over 100 lobbyists to preserve COVID-19 vaccine intellectual property rights at the World Trade Organization. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to...

Duration:00:59:42

Democracy Now! 2021-04-30 Friday

4/30/2021
In a major report, Human Rights Watch said this week that Israel commits the crimes of apartheid and persecution against Palestinians; The fallout continues from revelations of improper use of human remains by two Ivy League schools. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-04-29 Thursday

4/29/2021
We get an update on the COVID crisis in India and how expanding access to vaccine technology could help curb the spread of highly infectious new variants of the coronavirus; Congressmember Ro Khanna on Joe Biden's first speech to a joint session of Congress, during which he proposed trillions of dollars in new spending on infrastructure and shoring up the social safety net. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-04-28 Wednesday

4/28/2021
We spend the hour looking at President Biden's foreign policy record with journalist Jeremy Scahill, co-founder of The Intercept, which just published a new investigation looking at Biden's stances on war, militarism and the CIA going back to the early 1970s. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-04-27 Tuesday

4/27/2021
As protests continue in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, over the police killing of Andrew Brown Jr., we speak with Reverend William Barber about the struggle for police accountability in the United States; The University of Pennsylvania and Princeton are under fire for being in possession of human remains of people killed in the 1985 MOVE bombing, which the universities had for years without permission or knowledge of the families. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up...

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-04-26 Monday

4/26/2021
New protests erupt in Kenosha, Wisconsin, as the police officer who shot Jacob Blake seven times in the back last August returns to work; State Republican lawmakers across the U.S. push bills to criminalize protests, including measures that give immunity for those who hit protesters with their vehicles; President Biden makes history by recognizing the mass killing of Armenians in 1915 as a genocide. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest:...

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-04-23 Friday

4/23/2021
As President Biden hosts a virtual global climate summit and pledges to cut U.S. emissions in half by 2030, environmental groups say global leaders are not being ambitious enough. We look at Biden's response to the climate crisis, the link between climate change and migration in Central America, and the state of climate emergency in sub-Saharan African countries. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

The Red Deal: Extended Interview with Red Nation Members About an Indigenous Plan to Save Our Earth

4/22/2021
On Earth Day, we host an extended conversation with two of the two dozen Indigenous scholars behind the new book, “The Red Deal: Indigenous Action to Save Our Earth.”

Duration:00:32:15

Democracy Now! 2021-04-22 Thursday

4/22/2021
India is in a public health crisis as COVID-19 cases surge and hospitals run out of oxygen; A doctor at Baylor University is working with an Indian company to develop a low-cost COVID-19 vaccine; On Earth Day, we look at "The Red Deal," an Indigenous plan to save the planet. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01