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Subscribers: 3892
Reviews: 12

Peter
 May 31, 2021
Amy is my hero. She gives voice the voiceless and hope in the face of hoplessness.

Tortuga
 May 4, 2021
Not my favorite news program, but one of the very few that has real reporting and covers many stories the main stream media corporation never will. Not partisan. Actual critical assessment, of war, pandemic, inequality, and much more.


 Jan 25, 2021


 Jan 1, 2021

Derrick
 Dec 21, 2020
Corny partisan news with a classy theme song

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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.

Episode Date
Democracy Now! 2021-06-18 Friday
59:00
President Biden signs legislation to make Juneteenth a federal holiday; We look at the other Juneteenth, June 19, 1838, when Jesuit priests in Maryland sold 272 enslaved men, women and children to pay off debts for what is now Georgetown University. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe
Jun 18, 2021
Democracy Now! 2021-06-17 Thursday
59:00
Biden and Putin pledge to work together on nuclear arms control and cybersecurity during their summit in Geneva; We look at the major races ahead of the historic New York Democratic primary election on June 22. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe
Jun 17, 2021
Masha Gessen on "Surviving Autocracy": Fight Politics of the Past with Potent Politics of the Future
In Part 2 of our conversation with Masha Gessen, staff writer at The New Yorker and award-winning Russian American journalist, we discuss their latest book, “Surviving Autocracy.”
Jun 16, 2021
Democracy Now! 2021-06-16 Wednesday
59:00
As President Biden meets with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Geneva for a high-stakes summit, we spend the hour with Russian American journalist Masha Gessen. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe
Jun 16, 2021
Democracy Now! 2021-06-15 Tuesday
59:00
NSA whistleblower Reality Winner is released from prison after serving four years for leaking documents about Russian meddling in the 2016 elections; China warns NATO is adopting a "Cold War mentality" after the military alliance singled out China and Russia for criticism at its summit in Brussels; Puerto Rico suffers a massive blackout just days after the island's electrical system is privatized. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe
Jun 15, 2021
Daniel Ellsberg on Whistleblowers Julian Assange, Daniel Hale, Reality Winner, Ed Snowden & Others
This week marks 50 years since The New York Times published the first excerpts of the Pentagon Papers, leaked by our guest, the legendary whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg. He describes why he has been a prominent advocate for other whistleblowers over the past five decades.
Jun 14, 2021
Democracy Now! 2021-06-14 Monday
59:00
We spend the hour with Daniel Ellsberg, the legendary whistleblower who leaked the Pentagon Papers to the press 50 years ago and exposed how the U.S. government had systematically lied about the War in Vietnam. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe
Jun 14, 2021
Democracy Now! 2021-06-11 Friday
59:00
As leaders gather in the U.K. for a G7 summit, activists call on rich countries for immediate action on the climate crisis; The Biden administration continues to push for the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange from Britain to the United States, where he faces up to 175 years in prison; Germany apologizes for its role in the first genocide of the 20th century in what is now Namibia. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe
Jun 11, 2021
Democracy Now! 2021-06-10 Thursday
59:00
The United States, Russia and other nuclear-armed nations continue to spend billions of dollars on their nuclear arsenals despite the COVID-19 pandemic; As President Biden pledges to buy and donate 500 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine to more than 90 countries, we look at why many Americans continue to refuse getting vaccinated. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe
Jun 10, 2021
Democracy Now! 2021-06-09 Wednesday
59:00
How the world's wealthiest people get away with paying little or no income tax; Government-run refugee shelters turn migrant children over to police; The new short film "Takeover" revisits the 1970 occupation of a Bronx hospital by Young Lords members demanding access to healthcare for the community. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe
Jun 09, 2021
Democracy Now! 2021-06-08 Tuesday
59:00
Over 100 water protectors are arrested in an Indigenous-led action in Minnesota to halt construction of the Enbridge Line 3 tar sands oil pipeline; As Vice President Kamala Harris arrives in Mexico, we look at the deadly Mexican elections and Biden's immigration policies; In Peru, a left-wing teacher has taken a narrow lead in Sunday's election over the daughter of Peru's former dictator. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe
Jun 08, 2021
Democracy Now! 2021-06-07 Monday
59:00
Leaders at the G7 summit agree to a minimum global corporate tax rate to clamp down on corporations that hide their wealth in tax havens; Civil liberties attorney Jameel Jaffer on the Department of Justice's efforts to spy on journalists; Israeli forces ramp up attacks on journalists and Palestinian residents in East Jerusalem. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe
Jun 07, 2021