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REkz kaRZ
 Jun 3, 2019
Best alternative news in USA, possibly best daily news show in USA. My daily 'go to news show', have been a supporter for years. Thank you Amy & Juan, thank you Democracy Now team!


 Nov 12, 2018
Best place to get news.

Tim Rayburn
 Aug 13, 2018
A great podcast and only place I trust with the news!

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.

Episode Date
Democracy Now! 2019-06-19 Wednesday
59:00
Regulators sound alarm after Facebook announces plan to launch global payment system; Meet Tiffany Cabán, the Latina public defender running to be Queens district attorney; African-American family sues the city of Phoenix after cops hold them at gunpoint.
Jun 19, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-06-18 Tuesday
59:00
Remembering the rise and fall of Mohamed Morsi, Egypt's first and only democratically elected president, who died Monday after collapsing in court; James Goodale, former general counsel for The New York Times, reacts to Julian Assange's espionage charges.
Jun 18, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-06-17 Monday
59:00
As many as 2 million people take to the streets of Hong Kong to demand the resignation of Carrie Lam, the city's chief executive; A conversation with director Rick Rowley about his new documentary, "16 Shots," about the murder of Laquan McDonald.
Jun 17, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-06-14 Friday
59:00
The U.S. blames Iran for damage to oil tankers in the Strait of Hormuz; Swedish programmer and Julian Assange supporter Ola Bini jailed in Ecuador for months without charge; Israeli lawyer Lea Tsemel on why she's spent decades defending Palestinians.
Jun 14, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-06-13 Thursday
59:00
Up to a million in Hong Kong protest a bill that could see extradition of residents to mainland China; The trial of humanitarian activist Scott Warren ends in mistrial; Transgender Afro-Latinx woman Layleen Polanco's death at Rikers Island stirs outrage.
Jun 13, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-06-12 Wednesday
59:00
The Intercept reveals the judge who helped jail former President of Brazil Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva likely aided federal prosecutors who targeted him; We look at horrific conditions for immigrants held in for-profit detention jails around the country.
Jun 12, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-06-11 Tuesday
59:00
We speak with Washington Governor Jay Inslee, who has made addressing the climate crisis the centerpiece of his presidential campaign; Press freedoms are at risk in Australia after two police raids on journalists.
Jun 11, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-06-10 Monday
59:00
Mexico and the U.S. reach a deal to avert a trade war, but The New York Times reports that Mexico had promised to take many of the steps they agreed to months ago; Rev. William Barber on how gerrymandering fuels attacks on healthcare, human rights.
Jun 10, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-06-07 Friday
59:00
"When They See Us." The damning new series tells the story of five teenagers of color wrongfully accused and convicted of raping a white woman jogger in Central Park 30 years ago. We spend the hour with creator, writer and director Ava DuVernay.
Jun 07, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-06-06 Thursday
59:00
The death toll from a crackdown on activists in Sudan continues to rise; The Trump administration passes new restrictions on travel to Cuba; Animal rights activists describe the conditions at a factory farm where they carried out a rescue of ducks.
Jun 06, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-06-05 Wednesday
59:00
Thousands in London protest Trump's state visit; Senate Republicans oppose Trump's proposed tariff on Mexican imports; We look at violence faced by transgender women in the U.S., after the recent deaths of a trans asylum seeker and a black trans woman.
Jun 05, 2019
Former New York Times General Counsel James Goodale on "Fighting for the Press" from Nixon to Trump
Web-only conversation with James Goodale, former general counsel of The New York Times. In 1971, he urged the paper to publish the Pentagon Papers, which had been leaked by whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg.
Jun 18, 2019
Defending the Palestinian Resistance Movement: New Film Chronicles Life of Pioneering Israeli Lawyer
Web-only conversation with Israeli attorney Lea Tsemel and Rachel Leah Jones, director of “Advocate,” a new documentary about Tsemel.
Jun 14, 2019
National Security Laws Are Being Used as Excuse to Clamp Down on Press Across the Globe
Web-only conversation with Australian professor Joseph Fernandez and Peter Greste, founding director of the Alliance for Journalists’ Freedom.
Jun 14, 2019