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Indigenous Writers & Activists on Indian Child Welfare Act & Ongoing Struggle for Native Sovereignty

10/19/2018
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Extended discussion with three leading indigenous writers and activists. Tara Houska is in Fargo, North Dakota. She is national campaign director for Honor the Earth and an Ojibwe lawyer. In Anchorage, Alaska, we speak with Mark Trahant, editor of Indian Country Today. He’s a member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes. In Seattle, Washington, we speak with Gyasi Ross, a member of the Blackfeet Nation and host of the podcast Breakdances with Wolves.

Duration:00:14:19

B'Tselem's Hagai El-Ad Calls for Global Action Against Israel Amid Humanitarian Catastrophe in Gaza

10/19/2018
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Israeli human rights activist Hagai El-Ad called for the international community to take action against Israeli “apartheid” Thursday in his first official testimony in front of the United Nations Security Council about the humanitarian crisis in Gaza and the West Bank.

Duration:00:24:29

Democracy Now! 2018-10-19 Friday

10/19/2018
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As evidence mounts that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is directly implicated in the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, we speak with Saudi dissident Madawi Al-Rasheed; B'Tselem leader Hagai El-Ad calls for global action against Israeli occupation.

Duration:00:59:01

The UAE Hired Former U.S. Soldiers to Kill Leaders in Yemen. Is This the Future of War?

10/18/2018
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A new BuzzFeed News investigation has revealed that the United Arab Emirates hired U.S. mercenaries to carry out assassinations of Yemeni leaders it deemed “terrorists.”

Duration:00:09:18

Democracy Now! 2018-10-18 Thursday

10/18/2018
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A roundtable of Native American activists and journalists respond to Sen. Elizabeth Warren releasing DNA test results of her Native ancestry; Native women run for office in record numbers as Indigenous people in North Dakota face voter suppression.

Duration:00:59:00

Democracy Now! 2018-10-17 Wednesday

10/17/2018
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As gruesome details emerge about Jamal Khashoggi's reported killing, we speak with Jamal Elshayyal and Sarah Aziza about Saudi Arabia's history of punishing dissidents; A new investigation reveals UAE hired U.S. mercenaries to kill Yemeni leaders.

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2018-10-16 Tuesday

10/16/2018
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As midterms approach, voter suppression measures target people of color in Georgia, North Dakota and across the U.S.; Florida could restore voting rights to 1.4 million ex-felons; Prof. Carol Anderson credits Trump's 2016 win to voter suppression.

Duration:00:59:01

"Assassination of a Saint": Salvadoran Archbishop Oscar Romero Is Canonized as Murder Remains Unsolved

10/15/2018
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As Pope Francis names Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero a saint, we continue our interview with Matt Eisenbrandt, a human rights lawyer and the author of “Assassination of a Saint: The Plot to Murder Óscar Romero and the Quest to Bring His Killers to Justice.”

Duration:00:27:16

Democracy Now! 2018-10-15 Monday

10/15/2018
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International outcry continues around Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul; The Trump administration considers forcibly separating immigrant families once again; Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero is named a saint.

Duration:00:59:01

Web Bonus: Rebecca Skloot on "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks"

10/12/2018
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Extended discussion with author Rebecca Skloot, author of the best-selling book, “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks”

Duration:00:35:57

Prof. Jason Stanley in Wake of Kavanaugh's Confirmation: Fascism Cannot Operate Without Patriarchy

10/12/2018
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In his new book “How Fascism Works: The Politics of Us and Them,” Yale professor Jason Stanley outlines the 10 pillars of fascism and warns about the dangers of normalizing fascist politics.

Duration:00:31:38

Democracy Now! 2018-10-12 Friday

10/12/2018
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Trump refuses to halt arms sales to Saudis despite Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance; Rep. Ro Khanna pens Internet Bill of Rights amid Facebook & Google privacy breaches; Johns Hopkins names building for Henrietta Lacks, whose cells changed modern medicine.

Duration:00:59:01

Tar Sands Valve Turners & Dr. James Hansen: We Need Civil Disobedience to Fight Climate Change

10/11/2018
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On October 11, 2016, activists in North Dakota, Washington, Montana and Minnesota turned the manual safety valves on four pipelines, temporarily halting the flow of nearly 70 percent of the crude oil imported to the United States from Canada. We speak to two of the activists, who were just acquitted, along with their lawyer and former NASA scientist James Hansen.

Duration:00:30:00

Democracy Now! 2018-10-11 Thursday

10/11/2018
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As Hurricane Michael pummels Florida, a look at Governor Rick Scott's history of climate change denial; Before a limo crash killed 20 in upstate NY this weekend, its owner was an FBI informant; Professor Jason Stanley on his new book "How Fascism Works."

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2018-10-10 Wednesday

10/10/2018
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As U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley announces she is resigning her post, a look back on her dangerous legacy from Iran to Palestine; two years after activists shut down pipelines across the country, "valve turners" win acquittal in Minnesota.

Duration:00:59:01

Beatrice Fihn of the Nobel-Winning ICAN: We Need to Dismantle & Disarm the World's Nuclear Arms

10/9/2018
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As the U.S. continues negotiations on the Korean Peninsula, we speak with Beatrice Fihn, executive director of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, about the fight to disarm the world.

Duration:00:25:15

Democracy Now! 2018-10-09 Tuesday

10/9/2018
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Brazil's far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro moves closer to becoming president; IPCC warns humanity has only a dozen years to avert climate catastrophe; 2017 Nobel Peace Prize winner Beatrice Fihn urges international cooperation to disarm North Korea.

Duration:00:58:52

Democracy Now! 2018-10-08 Monday

10/8/2018
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As Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed to the Supreme Court, we speak with CODEPINK's Medea Benjamin, Jodi Jacobson of Rewire.News and Soraya Chemaly, author of "Rage Becomes Her"; Mehdi Hasan discusses the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

Duration:00:59:01

Glenn Greenwald on U.S. Hacking, Edward Snowden, the Dangers of Obsessing over Russia & More

10/5/2018
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Extended conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald of The Intercept.

Duration:00:20:42

The "School-to-Prison Pipeline" Now Extends to Preschool. Meet the Activists Fighting Back.

10/5/2018
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Brett Kavanaugh is outraged at the public scrutiny of his yearbook and teenage behavior. But across the country, black and brown students are being criminalized as early as the age of 3, leading to the “school-to-prison pipeline” that critics say now extends to even preschool.

Duration:00:26:34