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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.

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Episodes

Democracy Now! 2022-08-12 Friday

8/12/2022
Matthieu Aikins writes about “The Taliban’s Dangerous Collision Course With the West” for The New York Times; An imprisoned Saudi man was tortured and jailed for running a satirical Twitter account; Longtime Filipino activist Walden Bello gives an interview after being jailed for “cyber libel.” Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:00

Indigenous Lawyer: Independently Investigate Dom Phillips & Bruno Pereira Murder in Brazil's Amazon

8/12/2022
We speak with Indigenous lawyer Eliesio Marubo in Brasília about calls to independently investigate the murders of British journalist Dom Phillips and Indigenous advocate Bruno Pereira.

Duration:00:18:38

Democracy Now! 2022-08-11 Thursday

8/11/2022
Trita Parsi on efforts to revive the Iran nuclear deal; Hundreds of migrants arrive by bus in New York, sent by Texas Governor Greg Abbott with no warning as mutual aid and legal services scramble to respond; Activists call on President Biden to address soaring rent inflation; Los Angeles faces protests over expanding its ban on encampments of unhoused people. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

"My Boy Will Die of Sorrow": Efrén Olivares on His Memoir of Family Separation Under Trump & Beyond

8/10/2022
In an in-depth interview, attorney Efrén Olivares discusses families he represented who were separated at the U.S.-Mexico border, and the long history of U.S. immigration policy and family separation.

Duration:00:22:14

Democracy Now! 2022-08-10 Wednesday

8/10/2022
Police arrest a suspect in the killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico; The founder of the African People’s Socialist Party, a racial justice group, says the FBI is targeting the group for its political work; Immigrant justice activists cheer the end of the “Remain in Mexico” policy. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:58:59

Sandy Hook & the Battle for Truth: Alex Jones Spread Lies from 2012 Massacre to 2020 Election, Jan. 6

8/9/2022
We talk in-depth with New York Times reporter Elizabeth Williamson about covering the latest Alex Jones trial, and her book, “Sandy Hook: An American Tragedy and the Battle for Truth.”

Duration:00:30:08

Democracy Now! 2022-08-09 Tuesday

8/9/2022
FBI agents raid former President Trump’s home in Florida seeking documents; A look at Democrats’ sweeping climate, healthcare and tax bill; Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones is ordered by a court to pay nearly $50 million in damages to the parents of a child killed at Sandy Hook. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:00

Democracy Now! 2022-08-08 Monday

8/8/2022
Dozens of Palestinians are killed in Gaza after days of fighting between Israel and the militant group Islamic Jihad; Highlights from the historic inauguration of Colombia’s new leftist president and vice president; Princeton professor and expert on Hungary, Kim Lane Scheppele, on CPAC and U.S. conservatives’ embrace of right-wing authoritarianism. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:00

Democracy Now! 2022-08-05 Friday

8/5/2022
The DOJ brings criminal charges against four former and current Louisville police officers for their role in Breonna Taylor’s death; The life and legacy of Albert Woodfox, a Black Panther activist who was held in solitary confinement longer than any prisoner in U.S. history. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2022-08-04 Thursday

8/4/2022
The nuclear crisis grows at Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia plant and abroad; Kim Lane Scheppele on the rise and fall of Hungary’s constitutional democracy. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:00

Democracy Now! 2022-08-03 Wednesday

8/3/2022
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s controversial trip to Taiwan; We look at the vote to expand health benefits to veterans affected by toxic “burn pits” in Iraq and Afghanistan and how local residents have been impacted, as well; Kansas voters defeat an anti-abortion constitutional amendment. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

In-Depth Steven Thrasher Interview: How Racism, Capitalism, Borders & Ableism Create a "Viral Underclass"

8/2/2022
In an extended interview, LGBTQ+ scholar and journalist Steven Thrasher lays out his theory of “The Viral Underclass” and shares stories of the people he writes about in his new book.

Duration:00:26:37

Democracy Now! 2022-08-02 Tuesday

8/2/2022
The U.S. kills al-Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahiri in Kabul; Update from Kansas, where voters will decide a constitutional amendment that could end abortion access in the state; LGBTQ+ scholar and journalist Steven Thrasher on monkeypox and his new book, “The Viral Underclass.” Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:58:59

Democracy Now! 2022-08-01 Monday

8/1/2022
We spend the hour with Weather Underground leaders Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers, and their son Zayd, who chronicles the family’s activism in his new award-winning 10-part podcast series, “Mother Country Radicals.” Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:00

Democracy Now! 2022-07-29 Friday

7/29/2022
Congressmember Andy Levin on facing AIPAC’s big-money campaign in Tuesday’s primary race; As key Senate Democrats reach a deal on climate funding, we speak with one of their advisers and with a congressional staffer arrested this week urging lawmakers to address the climate crisis; Two threats facing incarcerated people this summer: intensifying heat waves and monkeypox. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:00

Afghan Journalist Bilal Sarwary: Taliban Must "Allow a Free Press to Thrive" Amid Humanitarian Crisis

7/28/2022
In Part 2 of our interview with Afghan journalist Bilal Sarwary, he discusses life under Taliban rule and the increasing Taliban attacks on journalists.

Duration:00:16:26

Democracy Now! 2022-07-28 Thursday

7/28/2022
As top U.S. and Russian diplomats talk for the first time since February, we look at the latest developments in the Russian war on Ukraine; The Taliban crackdown on women and girls since taking power. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

Democracy Now! 2022-07-27 Wednesday

7/27/2022
Tensions between the U.S. and China mount ahead of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s planned trip to Taiwan; Economists Jayati Ghosh and Richard Wolff on the risks of a global debt crisis and how to handle rising inflation. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:01

New Bomba Estéreo Project Centers Afro-Colombians as Francia Márquez Elected First Afro-Colombian VP

7/26/2022
Simón Mejía of the Colombian Grammy Award-winning band Bomba Estéreo speaks with Democracy Now! about the election of Francia Márquez Mina as the country’s first Afro-Colombian vice president and about the band’s new project centering the resistance, experiences and traditions of Afro-Colombians.

Duration:00:20:25

Democracy Now! 2022-07-26 Tuesday

7/26/2022
Indigenous activists respond to Pope Francis’s apology tour in Canada for the Catholic Church’s role in Canada’s policy of residential schools that forcefully assimilated Indigenous children; The Puerto Rico Status Act would give residents a say in the future status of the territory; Burma’s military government executes four democracy activists. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

Duration:00:59:00