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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!


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! 2019-08-19 Monday
A special broadcast from Arizona, speaking with activists leaving water and other aid for migrants crossing the Sonoran Desert and a local organization working to identify human remains near the U.S.-Mexico border.
Aug 19, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-08-16 Friday
With Trump's urging, Israel bars entry to Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib; Atlantic staff writer Vann Newkirk talks about the racist policies that dispossessed black Americans in the "great land robbery" of the 20th century.
Aug 16, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-08-15 Thursday
Horror at Metropolitan Correctional Center. How Jeffrey Epstein's death is exposing decades of abuse at the NYC jail; With Epstein gone, survivors are going after his accomplices and estate; The Child Victims Act goes into effect in New York this week.
Aug 15, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-08-14 Wednesday
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario explains how crime and corruption in Honduras fuel migration north; Sister Helen Prejean, famous anti-death penalty activist, reacts to the Trump administration reinstating the federal death penalty.
Aug 14, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-08-13 Tuesday
We spend the hour with award-winning author and academic Ibram X. Kendi, whose new book, "How to Be an Antiracist," comes out Tuesday.
Aug 13, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-08-12 Monday
Jeffrey Epstein is dead, but the fight for justice continues for his many victims; Mass protests force authorities to ground flights at Hong Kong International Airport; In Russia, tens of thousands march in largest anti-government protest in years.
Aug 12, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-08-09 Friday
ICE agents raid poultry processing plants in Mississippi, arresting 680 people; A new IPCC report sounds the alarm on the climate change impact on land resources; New documents reveal Monsanto's attempts to discredit critics and journalists.
Aug 09, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-08-08 Thursday
As India revokes Kashmir's special status that granted it some autonomy, we convene a roundtable to discuss the implications for the region. We discuss the dangers of linking mental health issues to mass shootings.
Aug 08, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-08-07 Wednesday
We remember the trailblazing novelist, teacher and editor Toni Morrison, who has died at the age of 88. We speak with legendary authors and friends of Toni Morrison, Angela Davis, Nikki Giovanni and Sonia Sanchez.
Aug 07, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-08-06 Tuesday
Gun control advocates call for an assault weapons ban and a stronger response to the latest massacres; How racist conspiracy theories fuel violence; Parents of Parkland shooting victim Joaquin Oliver describe their efforts to keep his memory alive.
Aug 06, 2019
Democracy Now! 2019-08-05 Monday
Shootings in Dayton, Ohio, and El Paso, Texas, leave 29 dead; Trump's rhetoric helps legitimize white supremacist ideology; How misogyny is driving domestic terrorist and white supremacist crimes.
Aug 05, 2019
New York Lawmakers Behind Child Victims Act Say It Will "Transform Trauma into Real Action"
Part 2 of our conversation with two New York state legislators, Senator Alessandra Biaggi and Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou, who helped pass the Child Victims Act. The state law, which went into effect Wednesday, extends the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse and includes a “lookback period,” giving survivors of any age a year to take legal action even if their cases had expired under the old statute of limitations. Hundreds of cases have already been filed. Both Biaggi and Niou are sexual abuse survivors, and they have spoken about the importance of the Child Victims Act in personal terms. “It is a remarkable thing, it is a privilege, to be able to transform trauma into real action that will help … hundreds, if not thousands, of people across the state of New York,” Biaggi says.
Aug 15, 2019
Sister Helen Prejean on Fighting the Death Penalty, Meeting with the Boston Marathon Bomber & More
Sister Helen Prejean reflects on her decades of fighting the death penalty and why she has met multiple times with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was convicted in the Boston Marathon bombing case.
Aug 15, 2019
Ibram X. Kendi on Trump, Obama & Why "Internalized Racism Is the Real Black-on-Black Crime"
We continue our conversation with Ibram X. Kendi, founding director of the Antiracist Research and Policy Center at American University and author of “How to Be an Antiracist.” In his new book, Kendi examines race and racism in the United States, including how he personally navigated these issues as a young man. “I didn’t realize it until later just how many racist ideas I had internalized,” Kendi says. “I didn’t realize until later that internalized racism is the real black-on-black crime.”
Aug 13, 2019