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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.

Language:

English


Episodes

Democracy Now! 2021-07-23 Friday

7/23/2021
The 2020 Olympics kick off in Tokyo, one year later than planned and amid a new surge in COVID-19 cases; Hundreds of water protectors in Minnesota have been arrested protesting the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline; Reverend Liz Theoharis of the Poor People's Campaign on the fight for voting rights and economic justice. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:31

Democracy Now! 2021-07-22 Thursday

7/22/2021
As billionaire Jeff Bezos flies his Blue Origin spacecraft into suborbital space, calls grow to tax the rich and let Amazon workers unionize; Bezos's trip to the edge of space receives as much coverage in one day as climate change did for an entire year, as the impact of the crisis is increasingly felt across the globe. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-07-21 Wednesday

7/21/2021
Journalist Ed Yong on why this year may be worse than 2020 for many communities with low vaccination rates; Demonstrators fill the streets of several cities across Colombia again to protest the right-wing government of Iván Duque; A new Haitian prime minister is sworn in as questions grow over who orchestrated the killing of President Jovenel Moïse. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-07-20 Tuesday

7/20/2021
An investigation reveals Israeli cybersurveillance company NSO Group's software is being used by client countries to spy on activists, politicians, dissidents and journalists; A federal judge rules that DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is unlawful. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-07-19 Monday

7/19/2021
As drug overdoses soar to record highs in the United States, a new two-part documentary looks at how pharmaceutical companies fueled the opioid epidemic; The remains of nine Indigenous children were buried by the Rosebud Sioux in South Dakota after being transferred back from the former Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania, where the children were forcibly sent over 140 years ago. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-07-16 Friday

7/16/2021
Michael Wolff's new book, "Landslide," provides fresh details about former President Donald Trump's efforts to undermine the 2020 election and how he spurred his supporters to attack the U.S. Capitol; Record temperatures are driving deadly climate crisis-induced heat waves, floods and wildfires worldwide; An exposé looks at corporate profiteering off people in California who lost their homes and loved ones to recent fires. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the...

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-07-15 Thursday

7/15/2021
As U.S. forces withdraw from Afghanistan after 20 years of war and occupation, Taliban fighters are advancing across the country; Thousands have been arrested and at least 72 people have died in South Africa during protests against poverty and inequality amid the jailing of former President Jacob Zuma; We look at how COVID-19 has fueled a sharp increase in the number of people going hungry around the world. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest:...

Duration:00:59:00

Democracy Now! 2021-07-14 Wednesday

7/14/2021
Rare anti-government protests erupt in Cuba amid a devastating economic crisis; Pressure grows on Democrats to scrap the Senate filibuster in order to pass voting rights legislation; New coronavirus cases are on the rise in the United States after months of decline. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-07-13 Tuesday

7/13/2021
Texas House Democrats aim to stop Republican lawmakers from passing a bill making it harder to vote in the battleground state; As Roe v. Wade faces a Supreme Court hearing that may overturn the landmark ruling, a new book looks at the fight to preserve women's reproductive and abortion rights; An award-winning documentary examines the longtime criminalization of abortion in El Salvador through the story of Teodora Vásquez, who was sentenced to 30 years in prison after she had a stillbirth at...

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-07-12 Monday

7/12/2021
Political turmoil continues in Haiti following the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse; Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on infrastructure funding, the New York City mayoral race and more. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-07-09 Friday

7/9/2021
We get the latest on the fight to protect voting rights as Republicans in Texas unveil a host of new restrictive measures during a special session; In the southern African nation of Eswatini, the government is cracking down on the country's largest protests since it became independent from Britain 53 years ago; Lebanon confronts what the World Bank has described as one of the worst economic depressions in modern history. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily...

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-07-08 Thursday

7/8/2021
Haiti declares a state of siege after the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse; As the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan nears completion, the Taliban is escalating its offensive by seizing more districts; Why the Palestinian Authority is cracking down on Palestinian demonstrators in the occupied West Bank. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-07-07 Wednesday

7/7/2021
Haitian President Jovenel Moïse is assassinated at his home after months of unrest in the country; Acclaimed journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones joins Howard University instead of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill following a controversial tenure fight. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-07-06 Tuesday

7/6/2021
A former U.S.-trained military officer has been found guilty in Honduras of plotting the 2016 assassination of Lenca land and water defender Berta Cáceres; We air an explosive video from Greenpeace of Exxon lobbyists speaking in their own words about their secretive efforts to block climate action on Capitol Hill; An international human rights commission arrives in Colombia to document the right-wing government's deadly crackdown on protesters. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your...

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-07-05 Monday

7/5/2021
We air a special holiday show for U.S. Independence Day featuring the words and voices of famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass, actor James Earl Jones, poet Amanda Gorman and author Carol Anderson.

Duration:00:59:04

Democracy Now! 2021-07-02 Friday

7/2/2021
In a pair of rulings, the Supreme Court has gutted more of the Voting Rights Act while making it easier for billionaires to secretly bankroll campaigns; The family business of Donald Trump faces criminal charges for operating a 15-year tax fraud scheme; Indigenous-led resistance to block the Enbridge Line 3 pipeline continues in Minnesota. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-07-01 Thursday

7/1/2021
Donald Rumsfeld, who presided over systemic torture, massacres of civilians and illegal wars as defense secretary under George W. Bush, has died at 88; The Ethiopian military withdraws from Mekelle, the capital of the Tigray region, after months of fighting that killed thousands and displaced over a million people. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-06-30 Wednesday

6/30/2021
Over 92,000 people died from drug overdoses in 2020 — the highest since the CDC began keeping records; Democratic lawmakers reintroduce the Abolition Amendment to scrap the Constitution's slavery clause; The link between a deadly building collapse in Miami and rising sea level. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-06-29 Tuesday

6/29/2021
Dozens of youth climate activists are arrested at the White House as they demand President Biden back an infrastructure bill that includes major investments to confront the climate emergency; A U.S. military base near a Syrian oil field is attacked after U.S. airstrikes targeted an Iranian-backed militia in Syria and Iraq; We speak with leading immigrant rights defender Fernando García about Vice President Harris's recent trip to the border. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox....

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2021-06-28 Monday

6/28/2021
One of the main witnesses in the extradition case against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has admitted he made false claims against Assange in exchange for immunity from prosecution; Former presidential candidate and Democratic Senator Mike Gravel dies at the age of 91; Legal writer Adam Cohen on Supreme Court Justice Breyer's "legacy-defining decision"; We look at the Supreme Court's union-busting decision that strikes down a landmark labor law fought for by the United Farm Workers. Get...

Duration:00:59:01