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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 gov...Show More
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Democracy Now! 2018-03-19 Monday

59:00 | Mar 19th, 2018

Former Brazilian President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva on running again for president even as he may head to jail on corruption charges, the assassination of Rio city councilmember and activist Marielle Franco, and U.S. interference in Latin America.
Democracy Now! 2019-08-19 Monday

59:00 | Aug 19th

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.
Democracy Now! 2019-08-16 Friday

59:00 | Aug 16th

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.
Democracy Now! 2019-08-15 Thursday

59:00 | Aug 15th

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 wee...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-08-14 Wednesday

59:00 | Aug 14th

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.
Democracy Now! 2019-08-13 Tuesday

59:00 | Aug 13th

We spend the hour with award-winning author and academic Ibram X. Kendi, whose new book, "How to Be an Antiracist," comes out Tuesday.
Democracy Now! 2019-08-12 Monday

59:00 | Aug 12th

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.
Democracy Now! 2019-08-09 Friday

59:00 | Aug 9th

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.
Democracy Now! 2019-08-08 Thursday

59:00 | Aug 8th

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.
Democracy Now! 2019-08-07 Wednesday

59:00 | Aug 7th

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.
Democracy Now! 2019-08-06 Tuesday

59:00 | Aug 6th

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.
Democracy Now! 2019-08-05 Monday

59:00 | Aug 5th

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.
Democracy Now! 2019-08-02 Friday

59:00 | Aug 2nd

Newly released video shows the dying moments of Tony Timpa, a Dallas man who died during a 2016 police encounter; We look at the history of U.S. healthcare and Big Pharma propaganda campaigns against expanding access; Greenland experiences record mel...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-08-01 Thursday

59:00 | Aug 1st

We get reaction to the second night of this week's CNN-hosted Democratic primary debates from Harvard professor Cornel West and renowned civil rights activist Dolores Huerta.
Democracy Now! 2019-07-31 Wednesday

59:00 | Jul 31st

We host a roundtable discussion on Tuesday's Democratic presidential primary debate with journalist Mehdi Hasan, immigrant rights activist Erika Andiola and former Michigan gubernatorial candidate and political organizer Abdul El-Sayed.
Democracy Now! 2019-07-30 Tuesday

59:00 | Jul 30th

Puerto Rico's future remains unclear as Gov. Ricardo Rosselló resigns; Jair Bolsonaro's government intensifies deforestation of the Amazon and downplays the murder of an indigenous leader; Advocates demand answers after another death in ICE custody.
Democracy Now! 2019-07-29 Monday

59:00 | Jul 29th

Trump insults Baltimore in his latest racist attack; Russian authorities conduct mass arrests of opposition protesters in Moscow; In Colombia, protesters in dozens of cities decry the killing of indigenous, Afro-Colombian and environmental leaders.
Democracy Now! 2019-07-26 Friday

59:00 | Jul 26th

The Trump administration is reinstating the federal death penalty; A judge temporarily blocks Trump's plan to bar nearly all migrants from seeking asylum in the U.S.; How China is systematically separating Muslim children from their families.
Democracy Now! 2019-07-25 Thursday

59:00 | Jul 25th

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló announces his resignation; Special counsel Robert Mueller testifies before Congress about Russian interference in 2016; Boris Johnson becomes U.K. prime minister and packs his Cabinet with hard-line Brexiteers.
Democracy Now! 2019-07-24 Wednesday

59:00 | Jul 24th

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló is expected to step down today; Amid global weather extremes, we speak to scientist Michael Mann about how the media can responsibly cover the climate crisis; We look back at the Young Lords of NYC, 50 years late...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-07-23 Tuesday

59:00 | Jul 23rd

Puerto Ricans take to the streets demanding the resignation of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló; We speak with journalist Carla Minet, who published the "Ricky Leaks" that sparked the protests, and the musician iLe, whose new song has become the movement's anth...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-07-22 Monday

59:00 | Jul 22nd

Iran seizes a U.K. oil tanker and its crew amid escalating tensions; In Hawaii, indigenous resistance against the construction of a telescope on Mauna Kea grows; EPA won't ban the pesticide chlorpyrifos even though it can cause brain damage in childr...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-07-19 Friday

59:00 | Jul 19th

Author and historian Ibram X. Kendi responds to Trump's attacks on Ilhan Omar and other congresswomen of color; British whistleblower Katharine Gun recalls how she came across an explosive NSA memo in the lead-up to the Iraq invasion of 2003.
Democracy Now! 2019-07-18 Thursday

59:00 | Jul 18th

Puerto Ricans take to the streets calling for the resignation of Governor Ricardo Rosselló; The award-winning documentary "For Sama" reveals what daily life has been like for Syrians in the civil war.
Democracy Now! 2019-07-17 Wednesday

59:00 | Jul 17th

Federal prosecutors say they won't bring charges against NYPD officer implicated in the death of Eric Garner; After Prime Day, we look at Amazon's mistreatment of workers & cooperation with ICE; Abigail Disney condemns Disneyland's labor practices.
Democracy Now! 2019-07-16 Tuesday

59:00 | Jul 16th

Trump launches a racist attack against four congresswomen of color, telling them to go back to their own countries despite all of them being U.S. citizens; We speak with 2020 presidential candidate Julián Castro about Trump's racism, immigration and ...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-07-15 Monday

59:00 | Jul 15th

The Trump administration's ICE raids on undocumented people largely failed to materialize, but immigrant communities continue to live under threat; We speak with Rosa Sabido, an undocumented woman living in sanctuary; Flooding in South Asia kills doz...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-07-12 Friday

59:00 | Jul 12th

As the Trump administration prepares nationwide raids targeting undocumented immigrants for deportation, we host a roundtable discussion with immigration activists; An interview with former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, deposed in a U.S.-backed c...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-07-11 Thursday

59:00 | Jul 11th

Rep. Nanette Barragán describes what members of Congress saw at a detention facility for migrant children; A look at Title IX and the U.S. Women's National Team; Trump's Labor Secretary Alex Acosta guts funding for sex trafficking victims.
Democracy Now! 2019-07-10 Wednesday

59:00 | Jul 10th

We look at decades of deadly U.S. immigration policy on the border with prize-winning journalist John Carlos Frey, author of the new book "Sand and Blood: America's Stealth War on the Mexico Border."
Democracy Now! 2019-07-09 Tuesday

59:00 | Jul 9th

Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein is charged with sex trafficking & conspiracy in NYC; Glenn Greenwald is under investigation for exposing a massive political scandal in Brazil; Ongoing fallout from Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear accord.
Democracy Now! 2019-07-08 Monday

59:00 | Jul 8th

The U.S. women's national soccer team wins its record fourth World Cup; Billionaire Jeffrey Epstein is arrested on sex trafficking charges; Prosecutors in Alabama drop manslaughter charges against a woman whose pregnancy ended after she was shot.
Democracy Now! 2019-07-05 Friday

59:00 | Jul 5th

An hour with the legendary political dissident Noam Chomsky on fascism, nuclear weapons, climate change, the recent arrest of Julian Assange & more.
Democracy Now! 2019-07-04 Thursday

59:00 | Jul 4th

In a Fourth of July holiday special, we hear Frederick Douglass's historic speech “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro" read by actor James Earl Jones; Ta-Nehisi Coates on reparations and why Joe Biden should not be president.
Democracy Now! 2019-07-03 Wednesday

59:00 | Jul 3rd

CBP is investigating the posting of racist messages by current & former Border Patrol agents on a secret Facebook group. We speak to ProPublica's A.C. Thompson; Federal prosecutors will retry humanitarian aid volunteer Scott Warren for helping migran...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-07-02 Tuesday

59:00 | Jul 2nd

Protesters storm Hong Kong's legislature on the anniversary of the handover of Hong Kong to China; Kamala Harris weathers attacks on her identity, aided by Donald Trump Jr.; A look at Harris's record as a supposedly "progressive prosecutor" in Califo...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-07-01 Monday

59:00 | Jul 1st

Donald Trump becomes the first sitting U.S. president to enter North Korea during a historic meeting with Kim Jong-un at the DMZ; Amid worldwide Pride celebrations, the Queer Liberation March in New York presents a radical alternative to corporate Pr...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-06-28 Friday

59:00 | Jun 28th

On the last day of the term, the Supreme Court weighs in on partisan gerrymandering and Trump's census citizenship question; We get reaction to the second night of the first Democratic presidential primary debate.
Democracy Now! 2019-06-27 Thursday

59:00 | Jun 27th

After the first night of a two-part Democratic presidential primary debate, we host a roundtable discussion with Ana María Archila, Aimee Allison, Varshini Prakash and Anand Giridharadas.
Jonathan Kozol on "When Joe Biden Collaborated with Segregationists"

0:00 | Jun 26th

Web-only conversation with longtime author and education activist Jonathan Kozol.
Democracy Now! 2019-06-26 Wednesday

59:00 | Jun 26th

After reportedly removing 300 children from a filthy immigration jail in Clint, Texas, DHS moves 100 back; How a doctor became a whistleblower after inspecting immigrant jails; Japanese-American psychotherapist born in a U.S. internment camp speaks o...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-06-25 Tuesday

59:00 | Jun 25th

Trump imposes new sanctions on Iran; Jonathan Kozol on Joe Biden's long history of working with segregationists; Oregon enters day six of a standoff after militia-backed GOP lawmakers fled the Capitol to avoid voting on a landmark climate change bill...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-06-24 Monday

59:00 | Jun 24th

Lawyers visit a Border Patrol facility where children are detained in unsafe and unsanitary conditions; Japanese-American internment camp survivors protest the jailing of migrant kids; Julian Assange supporter Ola Bini speaks about his arrest in Ecua...Show More
Targeted for Being a Friend of Julian Assange? Ola Bini Released After Two Months in Ecuadorian Jail

0:00 | Jun 24th

Web-only conversation with Swedish programmer and data privacy activist Ola Bini following his release from over two months in an Ecuadorian jail.
Democracy Now! 2019-06-21 Friday

59:00 | Jun 21st

President Trump orders, then abruptly cancels, military strikes on Iranian targets following weeks of escalating tension; Former Guatemalan Attorney General Thelma Aldana on corruption in the country and why she was barred from running for president.
Democracy Now! 2019-06-20 Thursday

59:00 | Jun 20th

Ta-Nehisi Coates, the acclaimed author and journalist whose 2014 Atlantic cover story, "The Case for Reparations," gave renewed urgency to the question of reparations, joins us for the hour.
Democracy Now! 2019-06-19 Wednesday

59:00 | Jun 19th

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 gunp...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-06-18 Tuesday

59:00 | Jun 18th

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 cha...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-06-17 Monday

59:00 | Jun 17th

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.
Democracy Now! 2019-06-14 Friday

59:00 | Jun 14th

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.
Democracy Now! 2019-06-13 Thursday

59:00 | Jun 13th

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 outr...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-05-08 Wednesday

59:00 | May 8th

A new report on Donald Trump's taxes shows he lost $1.17 billion from 1985 to 1994; The new political action group Supermajority aims to mobilize women ahead of 2020; The Equal Rights Amendment to the U.S. Constitution could be closer to ratification...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-05-07 Tuesday

59:00 | May 7th

The Trump administration ratchets up tensions with Iran; Human rights groups continue to sound the alarm over China's internment and surveillance policies against ethnic Uyghurs and other Muslims; Republicans move to claw back voting rights in Florid...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-05-06 Monday

59:00 | May 6th

A ceasefire agreement has been reached in Gaza after an intense three days of fighting left 25 Palestinians and four Israelis dead; We look at the improbable comeback of Blackwater founder Erik Prince with Intercept reporter Matthew Cole.
Democracy Now! 2019-05-03 Friday

59:00 | May 3rd

A judge ruled Thursday that a panel on Palestinian rights can go forward, despite anonymous student complaints that it would cause "irreparable harm"; two award-winning teachers talk about why they boycotted an event honoring them at the White House.
Democracy Now! 2019-05-02 Thursday

59:00 | May 2nd

Political turmoil continues in Venezuela a day after a failed coup attempt against the Maduro government, backed by the U.S.; the U.K. Parliament declares a climate emergency following mass protests.
Meet the Activists Occupying Venezuela's Embassy in D.C. to Protest U.S.-Backed Attempted Coup

0:00 | May 1st

As a coup attempt is underway in Venezuela, activists are occupying the Venezuelan Embassy in Washington, D.C., to protest the U.S.-backed efforts at regime change. Activists with CodePink and other organizations have taken over the building with the...Show More
Ilhan Omar's Full Speech: Trump's Attacks on Me Target Women, People of Color & Immigrants Everywhere

0:00 | May 1st

Congresswoman Ilhan Omar addressed a crowd of black women leaders from around the country in front of the Capitol building Tuesday at a rally in her defense, following a series of right-wing attacks against her. Omar is one of the first two Muslim co...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-05-01 Wednesday

59:00 | May 1st

Amid an ongoing coup attempt in Venezuela, we speak with historian Miguel Tinker Salas about the situation on the ground and economist Jeffrey Sachs about the toll of U.S. sanctions; Rep. Ilhan Omar responds to attacks from President Trump and others...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-04-30 Tuesday

59:00 | Apr 30th

Angela Davis, Barbara Ransby and scores of other prominent black women gather in Washington in support of Ilhan Omar; Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó calls for a military coup in Venezuela against the government of Nicolás Maduro.
Democracy Now! 2019-04-29 Monday

59:00 | Apr 29th

We spend the hour with author Robert Caro, whose books on Robert Moses and Lyndon B. Johnson are among the most celebrated political biographies ever written. Caro's new memoir is "Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing."
Robert Caro Shares Reporting Tips from His Legendary Career Exposing Dealings of LBJ & Robert Moses

0:00 | Apr 29th

Web-only conversation with the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Robert Caro. His new book is “Working: Researching, Interviewing, Writing.”
Despite Two Recent Arrests, Filipina Journalist Maria Ressa Continues to Speak Out for Press Freedom

0:00 | Apr 26th

Web-only interview with Maria Ressa, founder, CEO and executive editor of Rappler, an acclaimed Philippine news website.
Democracy Now! 2019-04-26 Friday

59:00 | Apr 26th

The Trump administration attacks women's health, at the U.N. and inside the U.S.; Celebrated journalist Maria Ressa talks about her fight for press freedom under Rodrigo Duterte's authoritarian rule in the Philippines.
Democracy Now! 2019-04-25 Thursday

59:00 | Apr 25th

An investigation finds U.S.-led airstrikes on Raqqa, Syria, killed more than 1,600 civilians in 2017; Unearthing Joe Biden's checkered history in Washington; Navy SEALs were told to keep quiet about war crimes allegedly committed by their platoon chi...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-04-24 Wednesday

59:00 | Apr 24th

SCOTUS is poised to allow the Trump admin to add a question about citizenship to the 2020 census in a move that could lead to 6 million people not responding; We speak to economist Joseph Stiglitz about his new book, "People, Power, and Profits."
Democracy Now! 2019-04-23 Tuesday

59:00 | Apr 23rd

A right-wing vigilante group in New Mexico terrorizes hundreds of migrants near the U.S.-Mexico border; Students in Arizona and at Johns Hopkins protest immigration authorities and police on campus; D. Watkins on his new book "We Speak for Ourselves....Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-04-22 Monday

59:00 | Apr 22nd

Coordinated bombings in Sri Lanka kill at least 290 and injure hundreds more, with government officials blaming a radical Islamist group for the bloodshed; Indigenous environmental activist Dallas Goldtooth speaks about Trump's pipeline approvals.
Democracy Now! 2019-04-19 Friday

59:00 | Apr 19th

Award-winning journalists Glenn Greenwald and David Cay Johnston return to Democracy Now! for a debate on the redacted report by special counsel Robert Mueller, released on Thursday, and what it means for the Trump administration.
Democracy Now! 2019-04-09 Tuesday

59:00 | Apr 9th

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Democracy Now! 2019-04-08 Monday

59:00 | Apr 8th

As NATO turns 70, Trump's call for more defense spending from member states could grow the size of already-bloated militaries and possibly fuel a new arms race; Anti-nuclear activists facing up to 25 years in prison for a 2018 protest share their sto...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-04-05 Friday

59:00 | Apr 5th

Boeing admits fault for the first time in two 737 Max 8 crashes; Ralph Nader, whose grandniece died on Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, calls for Boeing to be held accountable; How defense contractors benefit from Trump's call for more NATO spending.
Democracy Now! 2019-04-04 Thursday

59:00 | Apr 4th

Turkish voters defeat the ruling party in local elections, and results are disputed; Algeria's 20-year president resigns after mass protests; yellow vest protesters in France hold 20 straight weeks of anti-government demonstrations amid police clampd...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-04-03 Wednesday

59:00 | Apr 3rd

A whistleblower says Trump officials skirted security clearance rules, raising alarm in Congress; Lori Lightfoot makes history as the first black woman and first openly gay person to lead Chicago; A look at AMLO's first 100 days as Mexican president.
Democracy Now! 2019-04-02 Tuesday

59:00 | Apr 2nd

Puerto Rico relief funds get held up in Congress as Trump falsely claims the island received more aid than Texas and Florida; Trump threatens another Obamacare repeal; How replacing private health coverage with Medicare for all could fix a broken sys...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-04-01 Monday

59:00 | Apr 1st

U.K. lawmakers struggle to make a deal as the Brexit deadline looms; Trump threatens to close the southern border as he cuts aid to Central American countries; The poet who inspired the Great March of Return speaks about the "scream for life" in Gaza...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-03-29 Friday

59:00 | Mar 29th

The descendant of two enslaved people forced to pose for photos in 1850 is suing Harvard University over rights to the images; Former political prisoner Albert Woodfox discusses his new memoir about spending more than four decades in solitary confine...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-03-28 Thursday

59:00 | Mar 28th

Examining the Green New Deal with Rhiana Gunn-Wright, one of the architects of the plan to fight climate change; How regulatory agencies have been captured by industry under President Trump; Fighting racial bias in an age of hate crimes and mass murd...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-03-27 Wednesday

59:00 | Mar 27th

Purdue Pharma‚ the maker of OxyContin, agrees to a landmark $270 million settlement with Oklahoma over claims the company contributed to the deaths of thousands. We spend the hour on the opioid crisis.
Psychiatry Prof. Kelly Posner Gerstenhaber on the Questions to Ask to Help Screen for Suicide Risk

0:00 | Mar 26th

Extended web-only conversation with Kelly Posner Gerstenhaber, professor of psychiatry at Columbia University, founder and director of The Columbia Lighthouse Project.
Democracy Now! 2019-03-26 Tuesday

59:00 | Mar 26th

Fears rise of another invasion of Gaza after days of Israeli airstrikes in the territory, as well as rocket fire from Hamas militants; Public health advocates raise the alarm over suicide and urge better suicide prevention.
Democracy Now! 2019-03-25 Monday

59:00 | Mar 25th

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists Glenn Greenwald and David Cay Johnston debate the outcome of the Mueller report, which has found no evidence of collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign.
Iconic Beat Generation Bookseller & Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti Turns 100; Watch Our 2007 Interview

0:00 | Mar 25th

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, a leading literary figure of the Beat Generation, turned 100 on Sunday.
Our History Is the Future: Lakota Historian Nick Estes on Indigenous Resistance to Climate Change

0:00 | Mar 22nd

We continue our interview with Lakota historian Nick Estes on his new book, “Our History Is the Future.”
Democracy Now! 2019-03-22 Friday

59:00 | Mar 22nd

Trump says the U.S. will recognize Israeli control of the occupied Golan Heights; Cyclone Idai wreaks unprecedented destruction on southern Africa; Indigenous communities disproportionately impacted by Midwestern flooding.
"Kushner, Inc.": Vicky Ward on the Greed, Ambition & Corruption of Jared Kushner & Ivanka Trump Pt 2

0:00 | Mar 22nd

Web-only extended interview with investigative journalist Vicky Ward, author of “Kushner, Inc.: Greed. Ambition. Corruption. The Extraordinary Story of Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump.”
Democracy Now! 2019-03-21 Thursday

59:00 | Mar 21st

Amnesty International accuses the U.S. of possible war crimes in Somalia for killing civilians in a secretive air war; Ongoing protests rock Haiti; "Kushner Inc" reveals how Ivanka Trump & Jared Kushner have used their White House posts for personal ...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-03-20 Wednesday

59:00 | Mar 20th

Brazil's far-right President Jair Bolsonaro visits Trump at the White House; We look at decades of police violence in Chicago with civil rights attorney Flint Taylor, author of "The Torture Machine," and Rutgers professor Lilia Fernández.
Democracy Now! 2019-03-19 Tuesday

59:00 | Mar 19th

New Zealand mourns the worshipers killed in two Christchurch mosques. Most of them were immigrants or refugees; The U.S. gov't blocks International Criminal Court staff from entering the U.S.; Trump maintains close ties to Boeing despite Ethiopia cra...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-03-18 Monday

59:00 | Mar 18th

New Zealand races to enact new gun reform measures three days after a white supremacist gunman shot dead 50 Muslim worshipers at two mosques in Christchurch; 1.4 million children across 125 countries strike to demand bold action on climate change.
Democracy Now! 2019-03-15 Friday

59:00 | Mar 15th

A white right-wing extremist attacks two mosques in Christchurch, killing 49 people; Anand Giridharadas, author of "Winners Take All," on the college cheating scandal; A campaign searches for a blood stem cell donor for a young journalist fighting ca...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-03-14 Thursday

59:00 | Mar 14th

The political crisis in Venezuela deepens as the U.S. pulls its embassy staff from Caracas; Democratic lawmakers push forward with impeachment proceedings for Trump; Danielle Sered on violence, mass incarceration and her new book, "Until We Reckon."
Democracy Now! 2019-03-06 Wednesday

59:00 | Mar 6th

As Democratic lawmakers co-sponsor a new House bill to create a single-payer, Medicare-for-all system, we speak to Rep. Pramila Jayapal; Greg Grandin on his new book, "The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America."
Democracy Now! 2019-03-05 Tuesday

59:00 | Mar 5th

The Trump administration is rapidly escalating a secretive air war in Somalia. At least 252 people have been killed in U.S. airstrikes so far this year; Historian Daniel Immerwahr on "How to Hide an Empire: A History of the Greater United States."
Democracy Now! 2019-03-04 Monday

59:00 | Mar 4th

A U.N. inquiry finds Israeli forces may have committed crimes against humanity by killing at least 183 people in Gaza; An undocumented immigrant rights activist is detained just weeks after appearing in an acclaimed film at the Sundance Film Festival...Show More
Big Tech Stole Our Data While Democracy Slept: Shoshana Zuboff on the Age of Surveillance Capitalism

0:00 | Mar 1st

We continue our interview with Shoshana Zuboff, author of “The Age of Surveillance Capitalism: The Fight for a Human Future at the New Frontier of Power.”
Democracy Now! 2019-03-01 Friday

59:00 | Mar 1st

Immigrant rights activist Patricia Okoumou faces jail time for protesting family separation; Youth activists who confronted Sen. Dianne Feinstein demanding she support the Green New Deal speak out; Shoshana Zuboff on "The Age of Surveillance Capitali...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-02-28 Thursday

59:00 | Feb 28th

A historic summit to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula ends without an agreement after Kim Jong-un demands the U.S. lift sanctions on North Korea; Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen testifies on Capitol Hill.
Democracy Now! 2019-02-27 Wednesday

59:00 | Feb 27th

We speak to physicist and nuclear expert Zia Mian as tension escalates between nuclear-armed rivals India and Pakistan; Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif resigns; R. Kelly posts bond & pleads not guilty to sexually abusing four women and girls.
Democracy Now! 2019-02-26 Tuesday

59:00 | Feb 26th

The Trump administration fights to strip citizenship from a U.S.-born woman seeking to return after joining ISIS; and the former medical overseer for NYC jails publishes a stunning new book on the deadly health risks of incarceration.
Democracy Now! 2019-02-25 Monday

59:00 | Feb 25th

As the U.N. calls for a peaceful resolution to the crisis in Venezuela, the U.S. considers using military force to topple Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro. We spend the hour with Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza.
Democracy Now! 2019-02-22 Friday

59:00 | Feb 22nd

Venezuelan President Maduro closes the border with Brazil in an escalating standoff with the U.S.-backed opposition leader; a new film documents the history of "The Negro Motorist Green Book" and how African Americans safely navigated Jim Crow Americ...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-02-21 Thursday

59:00 | Feb 21st

The Supreme Court unanimously rules to limit police from imposing fees and fines and seizing possessions to raise revenue for local governments; journalist David Wallace-Wells's new book says Earth is on course to become uninhabitable.
Democracy Now! 2019-02-20 Wednesday

59:00 | Feb 20th

Dems accuse the Trump admin. of pushing a plan to transfer nuclear energy technology to Saudi Arabia in potential violation of U.S. law; Saudi scholar faces death sentence for activism; Saudi students in the U.S. vanish while facing criminal charges.
Democracy Now! 2019-02-12 Tuesday

59:00 | Feb 12th

Denver teachers launch their first strike in 25 years; Faculty at Wright State University in Ohio conclude one of the longest public university strikes in U.S. history; Journalist Dahr Jamail on finding meaning in the climate catastrophe.
Democracy Now! 2019-02-11 Monday

59:00 | Feb 11th

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald on Jeff Bezos’s fight with the National Enquirer; Amazon’s role in building a global surveillance state; rising state violence and homophobia in Brazil under Jair Bolsonaro and more.
Democracy Now! 2019-02-08 Friday

59:00 | Feb 8th

Dr. Leana Wen responds to the Supreme Court temporarily halting a Louisiana abortion restriction; Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey unveil their Green New Deal resolution; the ACLU continues to fight to reunite separated migrant childr...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-02-07 Thursday

59:00 | Feb 7th

A political crisis grows in Virginia as the governor and attorney general both admit to once wearing blackface and the lieutenant governor is accused of sexual assault; Trump's former housekeeper Victorina Morales speaks out against the president.
Democracy Now! 2019-02-06 Wednesday

59:00 | Feb 6th

Rep. Ilhan Omar responds to Trump's SOTU remarks on immigrants, Venezuela, Israel and more; activist Ana María Archila attends the speech as Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's guest; vulture funds capitalize on a new Puerto Rico debt agreement.
Crisis at Frigid, Dark NYC Prison: "A Choice Was Made Not to Treat People Like Human Beings"

0:00 | Feb 5th

Reports spread widely on social media that over 1,600 prisoners were being held in Brooklyn without heat, hot meals or electricity, including during last week’s polar vortex.
Democracy Now! 2019-02-05 Tuesday

59:00 | Feb 5th

As the U.S. rejects calls for negotiations in Venezuela, Pres. Nicolás Maduro warns against attempting to use military force to topple his government; Jury heads into deliberations in the trial of Mexican drug lord "El Chapo" after 11 weeks of testim...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-02-04 Monday

59:00 | Feb 4th

Virginia's Legislative Black Caucus and NAACP call on Democratic Gov. Ralph Northam to resign over blackface photos; Historian Rhae Lynn Barnes traces the use of blackface in the U.S.; Electricity returns to NYC federal jail after protests.
Democracy Now! 2019-02-01 Friday

59:00 | Feb 1st

We look at two stunning films at Sundance: Clemency, a dramatic movie from the perspective of a prison warden tasked with carrying out a death row execution, and Always in Season, a documentary about the possible lynching of a black teenage boy in 20...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-01-31 Thursday

59:00 | Jan 31st

Stacey Abrams is suing Georgia officials over election mismanagement; Women's March leaders discuss anti-Semitism and anti-blackness at Sundance; actor Tessa Thompson explains the Time's Up initiative; documentary "RBG" is nominated for an Academy Aw...Show More
Democracy Now! 2019-01-30 Wednesday

59:00 | Jan 30th

We spend the hour with investigative journalist Allan Nairn on Venezuela, where the U.S. is accused of preparing a military coup. Nairn also discusses Elliott Abrams, the right-wing war criminal linked to genocide who is now Trump’s Venezuela envoy.
Democracy Now! 2019-01-29 Tuesday

59:00 | Jan 29th

Broadcasting live from Sundance, we look at a stunning new film telling the stories of some of the women who have accused movie titan Harvey Weinstein of sexual assault dating back decades. It's called "Untouchable."
Democracy Now! 2018-12-18 Tuesday

59:00 | Dec 18th, 2018

A Palestinian-American in Texas loses her job for refusing to sign a pro-Israel oath. We talk with her & Glenn Greenwald about state laws targeting the BDS movement. Marc Lamont Hill speaks out after his firing for a speech supporting Palestinian rig...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-12-17 Monday

59:00 | Dec 17th, 2018

A new book by Ralph Nader connects Donald Trump's presidency to the unchecked power of Clinton, Obama and Bush; a New York Times investigation follows U.S.-made bombs to a Yemeni village where 31 civilians were killed.
Democracy Now! 2018-12-14 Friday

59:00 | Dec 14th, 2018

Amid potential failed talks at the U.N. climate summit in Poland, former Maldives President Mohamed Nasheed says island nations "are not prepared to die"; we speak with Nasheed and several climate activists taking direct action on the climate crisis.
Democracy Now! 2018-12-13 Thursday

59:00 | Dec 13th, 2018

As the world's biggest polluters obstruct the U.N. climate talks, we look at the role of the fossil fuel industry at the summit, the impact on developing nations that have done the least to cause the crisis and how Costa Rica is decarbonizing its eco...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-12-12 Wednesday

59:00 | Dec 12th, 2018

A top Trump energy adviser runs away from Democracy Now!'s questions at the U.N. climate talks; a Filipina climate activist searches for justice after losing family members in Typhoon Haiyan; advocates say the U.S. is poisoning the U.N. climate talks...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-12-11 Tuesday

59:00 | Dec 11th, 2018

At the U.N. climate summit in Poland, we talk to 15-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg about her months-long strike against climate change; climate scientist Kevin Anderson calls for a Marshall Plan to shift away from fossil fuels.
Democracy Now! 2018-12-10 Monday

59:00 | Dec 10th, 2018

Marcy Wheeler says federal prosecutors could indict the Trump Organization; thousands protest at the U.N. climate summit in Poland as the U.S. joins Russia, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait in downplaying a study on the catastrophic threat of climate change.
Democracy Now! 2018-12-07 Friday

59:00 | Dec 7th, 2018

As U.N. climate talks in Poland continue, Ojibwe environmental leader Winona LaDuke calls for an indigenous-led Green New Deal; Yanis Varoufakis and Bernie Sanders form a progressive movement to fight the rising right wing around the globe.
Democracy Now! 2018-12-06 Thursday

59:00 | Dec 6th, 2018

A Uyghur activist's family disappears after she speaks out against China's persecution of Muslims and ethnic minorities in the country's northwest; a new documentary follows survivors of Spain's Franco dictatorship in their pursuit of justice.
Democracy Now! 2018-12-05 Wednesday

59:00 | Dec 5th, 2018

Wisconsin Republicans stage a power grab as a Democratic governor prepares to take office, Ruth Conniff talks about the people pushing back; As media memorializes George H.W. Bush, John R. MacArthur remembers his propaganda campaign in the 1991 Gulf ...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-12-04 Tuesday

59:00 | Dec 4th, 2018

George H.W. Bush invaded Panama in his first year as president, killing 3,000 people and setting the stage for U.S. wars to come. We look at this legacy with historian Greg Grandin, writer Ariel Dorfman and human rights lawyer José Luis Morín.
Democracy Now! 2018-12-03 Monday

59:00 | Dec 3rd, 2018

George H.W. Bush is dead. We look at his legacy, from the 1991 Iraq invasion that began decades of U.S. wars to his inaction during the AIDS epidemic. We interview independent Sen. Bernie Sanders on the Green New Deal & U.S.-backed illegal war in Yem...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-11-30 Friday

59:00 | Nov 30th, 2018

Democracy Now! broadcasts from Vermont, where the Sanders Institute hosts a gathering of international progressives. We air Sen. Bernie Sanders' keynote speech and look at the growing momentum for Medicare for All.
Democracy Now! 2018-11-29 Thursday

59:00 | Nov 29th, 2018

The Senate advances a bill to end U.S. support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen; Argentinian prosecutors consider charging Saudi crown prince with crimes against humanity; Journalist George Monbiot on why going vegan could save the planet.
Democracy Now! 2018-11-28 Wednesday

59:00 | Nov 28th, 2018

As the migrant caravan arrives at the border, historian Dana Frank explains how the U.S.-fueled political crisis in Honduras has led thousands to flee; We look at the history of tear gas after Border Patrol used the chemical weapon on women and child...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-11-27 Tuesday

59:00 | Nov 27th, 2018

Outcry grows after the U.S. fires tear gas at mothers and children seeking asylum; a Border Patrol officer who shot an unarmed Mexican teen is acquitted; Tom Robbins investigates the mental health crisis in U.S. prisons.
Democracy Now! 2018-11-26 Monday

59:00 | Nov 26th, 2018

Ahead of Mississippi's runoff Senate election, Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith draws fire for her racist comments and campaign platform; a damning new government climate report directly contradicts the Trump administration's environmental policies.
Democracy Now! 2018-11-23 Friday

59:00 | Nov 23rd, 2018

Today, we re-air an exclusive Democracy Now! documentary from Western Sahara, which has been under Moroccan occupation since 1976. "Four Days in Western Sahara—A Rare Look Inside Africa's Last Colony."
Democracy Now! 2018-11-22 Thursday

59:00 | Nov 22nd, 2018

In a holiday special, we revisit our conversation from October with Noam Chomsky about violent U.S. policies in Latin America, Trump's withdrawal from the INF nuclear treaty, the GOP's climate change policies and the synagogue attack in Pittsburgh.
Democracy Now! 2018-11-21 Wednesday

59:00 | Nov 21st, 2018

Trump pledges support for Saudi Arabia despite evidence its crown prince ordered Jamal Khashoggi's killing; Journalist Ronen Bergman on Israel's assassination program; Professor Neta Crawford on the human and financial toll of the U.S. "war on terror...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-11-20 Tuesday

59:00 | Nov 20th, 2018

A federal judge blocks Trump's ban on migrants seeking asylum outside ports of entry; Reporter A.C. Thompson exposes links between white supremacy and the military in a chilling new investigation: "New American Nazis."
Democracy Now! 2018-11-19 Monday

59:00 | Nov 19th, 2018

As California burns, we speak with prisoners paid just $1 an hour to fight the state's wildfires; Filipino journalist Maria Ressa speaks out as Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte attempts to shut down her groundbreaking news site Rappler.
Democracy Now! 2018-11-16 Friday

59:00 | Nov 16th, 2018

The Justice Department inadvertently reveals it has prepared an indictment against Julian Assange; NYT exposes Facebook hired a Republican firm to discredit critics; We speak to the prison firefighters on the front lines of the CA wildfires.
Democracy Now! 2018-11-15 Thursday

59:00 | Nov 15th, 2018

Rep. Ro Khanna speaks out as House Republicans block debate on ending U.S. support for war in Yemen; a family demands justice for slain Chicago 26-year-old Jemel Roberson; a new lawsuit accuses ICE of targeting undocumented organizers for their activ...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-11-14 Wednesday

59:00 | Nov 14th, 2018

Local officials push back as Amazon announces it will split its second headquarters between NY and Arlington, Virginia. We host a discussion on corporate welfare. Defense Sec. James Mattis visits the border, where thousands of troops have been deploy...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-11-13 Tuesday

59:00 | Nov 13th, 2018

The death toll rises to 44 as California battles its deadliest fire ever; six people die in Gaza following the heaviest Israeli airstrikes since 2014; Maryland challenges the legality of Trump's choice for acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker.
Democracy Now! 2018-11-12 Monday

59:00 | Nov 12th, 2018

100 years after armistice, journalist and author Adam Hochschild reflects on lessons from World War I and the danger of new wars today; Suzanne Gordon talks about the Thousand Oaks, CA, shooting and GOP-led attacks on the Veterans Health Administrati...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-11-09 Friday

59:00 | Nov 9th, 2018

Thousand Oaks, CA, mourns victims of Wednesday's mass shooting; Florida prepares for possible recounts in Senate and governor's races; Rashida Tlaib is elected one of the first Muslim congresswomen in Detroit; peace activists protest the war in Yemen...Show More
Newly Elected Native Congresswoman Deb Haaland on Climate Change and Suppression of Native Votes

0:00 | Nov 9th, 2018

Web-only conversation with Deb Haaland of New Mexico, who just became one of the first Native American congresswomen.
Democracy Now! 2018-11-08 Thursday

59:00 | Nov 8th, 2018

Trump fires AG Jeff Sessions, replacing him with Trump loyalist Matthew Whitaker. We speak with the ACLU's David Cole & former Rep. Elizabeth Holtzman, who voted to impeach Nixon; Deb Haaland makes history as one the nation's first Native congresswom...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-11-07 Wednesday

59:00 | Nov 7th, 2018

Democrats seize the House with historic firsts for women of color; Stacey Abrams refuses to concede GA governor's race until every vote is counted; Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is elected to Congress; Florida re-enfranchises 1.4 million people.
Democracy Now! 2018-11-06 Tuesday

59:00 | Nov 6th, 2018

Early voting numbers break records; a lawsuit proceeds against a citizenship question on the census; a record number of women of color run for U.S. office; Big Oil fights an anti-fracking measure in Colorado; Florida could re-enfranchise 1.4M people.
Democracy Now! 2018-11-05 Monday

59:00 | Nov 5th, 2018

After a self-proclaimed misogynist murders two women at a Florida yoga studio, feminist author Soraya Chemaly discusses the toxic male supremacy movement; Before the midterms, we speak with Noam Chomsky on elections, nuclear warfare and climate chang...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-11-02 Friday

59:00 | Nov 2nd, 2018

As John Bolton calls Venezuela, Cuba & Nicaragua a "troika of tyranny," we speak with Noam Chomsky about U.S. foreign policy in Central America & the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre; Ilana Glazer cancels event at NYC synagogue due to anti-Semitic graff...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-11-01 Thursday

59:00 | Nov 1st, 2018

Parkland dad Fred Guttenberg calls on voters to elect politicians who stand for gun control in the wake of hate-fueled gun attacks in the United States; Investigative journalist Allan Nairn says fascism is at stake in the midterm elections.
Democracy Now! 2018-10-31 Wednesday

59:00 | Oct 31st, 2018

As President Trump claims that he can end birthright citizenship in the United States, we speak with professor Martha Jones about the history of the 14th Amendment; In Brazil, President-elect Jair Bolsonaro threatens fragile democracy & the Amazon.
Democracy Now! 2018-10-30 Tuesday

59:00 | Oct 30th, 2018

A gunman kills 11 worshipers at a Pittsburgh synagogue; an avid Trump supporter mails bombs to prominent Trump critics; a white gunman murders two African Americans in Kentucky. We spend the hour looking at the domestic terror sweeping the country.
Democracy Now! 2018-10-29 Monday

59:00 | Oct 29th, 2018

A gunman opens fire in a Pittsburgh synagogue, killing 11 worshipers; Brazil elects far-right demagogue Jair Bolsonaro, who Glenn Greenwald calls the "most extremist leader" in the democratic world.
Democracy Now! 2018-10-24 Wednesday

59:00 | Oct 24th, 2018

Georgia's GOP candidate for governor is caught on tape worrying too many people will vote; civil rights groups sue over voter purging in Georgia; Latinos in Kansas see voter suppression; tech companies profit from helping ICE speed up deportations.
Democracy Now! 2018-10-23 Tuesday

59:00 | Oct 23rd, 2018

Turkey has located the remains of murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi as journalist Rula Jebreal talks about her final interview with him for Newsweek; Trump lashes out against the caravan of Central American migrants fleeing violence.
Democracy Now! 2018-10-22 Monday

59:00 | Oct 22nd, 2018

The U.S. announces plans to pull out of a landmark nuclear arms pact with Russia; The NYT exposes a Trump administration memo attempting to eliminate the rights of transgender people; Israel injured 130 Palestinians protesting occupation in Gaza Frid...Show More
Indigenous Writers & Activists on Indian Child Welfare Act & Ongoing Struggle for Native Sovereignty

0:00 | Oct 19th, 2018

Extended discussion with three leading indigenous writers and activists. Tara Houska is in Fargo, North Dakota. She is national campaign director for Honor the Earth and an Ojibwe lawyer. In Anchorage, Alaska, we speak with Mark Trahant, editor of In...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-10-19 Friday

59:00 | Oct 19th, 2018

As evidence mounts that Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is directly implicated in the assassination of Jamal Khashoggi, we speak with Saudi dissident Madawi Al-Rasheed; B'Tselem leader Hagai El-Ad calls for global action against Israeli occupa...Show More
B'Tselem's Hagai El-Ad Calls for Global Action Against Israel Amid Humanitarian Catastrophe in Gaza

0:00 | Oct 19th, 2018

Israeli human rights activist Hagai El-Ad called for the international community to take action against Israeli “apartheid” Thursday in his first official testimony in front of the United Nations Security Council about the humanitarian crisis in Gaza...Show More
The UAE Hired Former U.S. Soldiers to Kill Leaders in Yemen. Is This the Future of War?

0:00 | Oct 18th, 2018

A new BuzzFeed News investigation has revealed that the United Arab Emirates hired U.S. mercenaries to carry out assassinations of Yemeni leaders it deemed “terrorists.”
Democracy Now! 2018-10-18 Thursday

59:00 | Oct 18th, 2018

A roundtable of Native American activists and journalists respond to Sen. Elizabeth Warren releasing DNA test results of her Native ancestry; Native women run for office in record numbers as Indigenous people in North Dakota face voter suppression.
Democracy Now! 2018-10-17 Wednesday

59:00 | Oct 17th, 2018

As gruesome details emerge about Jamal Khashoggi's reported killing, we speak with Jamal Elshayyal and Sarah Aziza about Saudi Arabia's history of punishing dissidents; A new investigation reveals UAE hired U.S. mercenaries to kill Yemeni leaders.
Democracy Now! 2018-10-16 Tuesday

59:00 | Oct 16th, 2018

As midterms approach, voter suppression measures target people of color in Georgia, North Dakota and across the U.S.; Florida could restore voting rights to 1.4 million ex-felons; Prof. Carol Anderson credits Trump's 2016 win to voter suppression.
Democracy Now! 2018-10-15 Monday

59:00 | Oct 15th, 2018

International outcry continues around Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul; The Trump administration considers forcibly separating immigrant families once again; Salvadoran Archbishop Óscar Romero is named a saint.
Democracy Now! 2018-10-12 Friday

59:00 | Oct 12th, 2018

Trump refuses to halt arms sales to Saudis despite Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance; Rep. Ro Khanna pens Internet Bill of Rights amid Facebook & Google privacy breaches; Johns Hopkins names building for Henrietta Lacks, whose cells changed modern medi...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-10-11 Thursday

59:00 | Oct 11th, 2018

As Hurricane Michael pummels Florida, a look at Governor Rick Scott's history of climate change denial; Before a limo crash killed 20 in upstate NY this weekend, its owner was an FBI informant; Professor Jason Stanley on his new book "How Fascism Wor...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-10-09 Tuesday

59:00 | Oct 9th, 2018

Brazil's far-right leader Jair Bolsonaro moves closer to becoming president; IPCC warns humanity has only a dozen years to avert climate catastrophe; 2017 Nobel Peace Prize winner Beatrice Fihn urges international cooperation to disarm North Korea.
Beatrice Fihn of the Nobel-Winning ICAN: We Need to Dismantle & Disarm the World's Nuclear Arms

0:00 | Oct 9th, 2018

As the U.S. continues negotiations on the Korean Peninsula, we speak with Beatrice Fihn, executive director of the 2017 Nobel Peace Prize-winning International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons, about the fight to disarm the world.
Democracy Now! 2018-10-08 Monday

59:00 | Oct 8th, 2018

As Brett Kavanaugh is confirmed to the Supreme Court, we speak with CODEPINK's Medea Benjamin, Jodi Jacobson of Rewire.News and Soraya Chemaly, author of "Rage Becomes Her"; Mehdi Hasan discusses the disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
The "School-to-Prison Pipeline" Now Extends to Preschool. Meet the Activists Fighting Back.

0:00 | Oct 5th, 2018

Brett Kavanaugh is outraged at the public scrutiny of his yearbook and teenage behavior. But across the country, black and brown students are being criminalized as early as the age of 3, leading to the “school-to-prison pipeline” that critics say now...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-10-05 Friday

59:00 | Oct 5th, 2018

As the Senate prepares for a vote on Brett Kavanaugh, playwright Eve Ensler reads a letter to white women who support him; The 2018 Nobel Peace Prize is awarded to Denis Mukwege & Nadia Murad; Glenn Greenwald on Brazil’s upcoming election.
Glenn Greenwald on U.S. Hacking, Edward Snowden, the Dangers of Obsessing over Russia & More

0:00 | Oct 5th, 2018

Extended conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald of The Intercept.
Democracy Now! 2018-10-04 Thursday

59:00 | Oct 4th, 2018

A major New York Times exposé reveals how Donald Trump built his empire from his father's money through tax evasion and outright fraud. We speak with David Barstow, three-time Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter and lead author of the piece...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-10-03 Wednesday

59:00 | Oct 3rd, 2018

Mental health experts ask for a psychological assessment of Brett Kavanaugh over his hostility and drinking; psychiatrist Bandy Lee details mental health concerns about Donald Trump; education justice activists fight to end the school-to-prison pipel...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-10-02 Tuesday

59:00 | Oct 2nd, 2018

Kavanaugh's former schoolmate asks fellow Georgetown Prep alums to break their silence; the ACLU comes out against Kavanaugh; the Trump administration ships more migrant kids to a Texas tent city; Lori Wallach of Public Citizen reviews Trump's trade ...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-10-01 Monday

59:00 | Oct 1st, 2018

Sexual assault survivors confront Sen. Jeff Flake, triggering an FBI investigation before the final vote on Brett Kavanaugh; advocates say Kavanaugh has repeatedly perjured himself; Kimberlé Crenshaw talks about lessons from Anita Hill's 1991 testimo...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-09-28 Friday

59:00 | Sep 28th, 2018

We feature excerpts of Thursday’s historic hearing when Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her, including Blasey Ford’s full statement, excerpts of Kavanaugh and their questioning under oath.
Democracy Now! 2018-09-27 Thursday

59:00 | Sep 27th, 2018

As Trump calls sexual assault allegations against him and Kavanaugh a “con game,” we get response from Trump accuser Jessica Leeds and speak with Cosby rape survivor Lili Bernard; Yale students protest Kavanaugh’s confirmation; Trump threatens Venezu...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-09-26 Wednesday

59:00 | Sep 26th, 2018

Trump threatens Iran at the U.N. and draws laughter for boasting about his administration; White House adviser Stephen Miller’s uncle opposes his anti-immigrant policies; Bill Cosby rape survivor Lily Bernard reacts to his sentencing.
Democracy Now! 2018-09-25 Tuesday

59:00 | Sep 25th, 2018

Amid new allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh we speak with "Me Too" movement founder Tarana Burke; journalist Marcy Wheeler on the state of Mueller’s Russia probe; Naomi Klein on Puerto Rico’s recovery one year after Hurricane M...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-09-24 Monday

59:00 | Sep 24th, 2018

Rewire.News editor Jodi Jacobson on new sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh; Holton-Arms School alumnae rally in support of Dr. Blasey Ford; historian Barbara Ransby on a 1991 Black feminist campaign supporting Anita Hi...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-09-21 Friday

59:00 | Sep 21st, 2018

We spend the hour with Michael Moore, whose new film Fahrenheit 11/9 premieres today. In it, Moore crosses the country, documenting not only the rise of Trumpism but also the teachers' strikes, family separations, inequality and the Flint water crisi...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-09-20 Thursday

59:00 | Sep 20th, 2018

Reporter Sarah Posner on the secret network of right-wing activists shaping Brett Kavanaugh's image; two women transported by sheriff's deputies die in South Carolina floodwaters; Shane Bauer’s new book examines the business of private prisons.
Democracy Now! 2018-09-19 Wednesday

59:00 | Sep 19th, 2018

Michael Moore on Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh; Rev. William Barber on how the poor are suffering after Hurricane Florence; Amnesty International says Trump's new refugee cap is a matter of life and de...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-09-18 Tuesday

59:00 | Sep 18th, 2018

The Intercept’s Ryan Grim reports on assault accusations against Brett Kavanaugh; immigrants seeking aid after Florence fear deportation; 7 years after Occupy Wall Street, author and activist Nathan Schneider talks about the cooperative movement.
Democracy Now! 2018-09-17 Monday

59:00 | Sep 17th, 2018

Slate's Dahlia Lithwick says "Our System Is Too Broken to Assess the Sexual Assault Claim Against Kavanaugh”; Facebook declares a Think Progress report “fake news”; Botham Shem Jean’s family lawyer says police are smearing him to protect his killer.
Democracy Now! 2018-09-14 Friday

59:00 | Sep 14th, 2018

Indigenous and climate justice activists protest outside and inside the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco; plus, we host debates on two systems proposed as climate change solutions: cap-and-trade and geoengineering.
Democracy Now! 2018-09-13 Thursday

59:00 | Sep 13th, 2018

As Hurricane Florence heads towards the Carolinas, activists are concerned that animal waste from industrial hog farms and coal ash ponds could pollute waterways; author Bill McKibben discusses why climate change action needs more urgency.
Democracy Now! 2018-09-12 Wednesday

59:00 | Sep 12th, 2018

20 percent of firefighters battling California wildfires are prisoners paid just $1/hour. We visit a fire camp to talk to some of them; then, journalist Antonia Juhasz explains her new investigation into the deadly work of building oil pipelines.
Trump's Friends Get Rich Off Oil Boom as Industry Limits Info on Pipeline Worker Injuries & Deaths

0:00 | Sep 12th, 2018

We continue our look at the massive oil and natural gas boom that has generated some of the deadliest jobs in the country.
Naomi Osaka's Win at U.S. Open Overshadowed by Umpire's Power Play Against Superstar Serena Williams

0:00 | Sep 12th, 2018

We continue our look at fallout from the women’s U.S. Open final Saturday, where tennis star Serena Williams lost to 20-year-old Naomi Osaka, after accusing umpire Carlos Ramos of sexism.
Democracy Now! 2018-09-11 Tuesday

59:00 | Sep 11th, 2018

A Category 4 hurricane is barreling toward the Carolinas, supercharged by climate change; John Bolton threatens the International Criminal Court; the U.S. punishes the Palestine Liberation Organization; Serena Williams faces a double standard.
Democracy Now! 2018-09-10 Monday

59:00 | Sep 10th, 2018

We bring you voices from the mass march in San Francisco calling for climate justice ahead of California Gov. Jerry Brown's Global Climate Action Summit; key Democrats say Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh lied in past confirmation hearin...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-09-07 Friday

59:00 | Sep 7th, 2018

New questions arise about Brett Kavanaugh's views on Roe v. Wade and racial profiling; the Trump administration introduces plans to detain migrant children indefinitely; in Syria, 3 million people in rebel-held Idlib face an imminent assault.
Democracy Now! 2018-09-06 Thursday

59:00 | Sep 6th, 2018

Judge Brett Kavanaugh's role in torture and domestic spying remain unknown as documents are suppressed; Arundhati Roy responds to India's growing militarization and crackdown on dissent as the country decriminalizes gay sex.
Democracy Now! 2018-09-05 Wednesday

59:00 | Sep 5th, 2018

We talk about Brett Kavanaugh's chaotic confirmation hearings with Heidi Sieck of VoteProChoice, Parkland shooting victim father Fred Guttenberg and Public Citizen's Robert Weissman; as Amazon's value reaches $1 trillion, what about its workers?
Democracy Now! 2018-09-04 Tuesday

59:00 | Sep 4th, 2018

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation hearings begin amid major outcry over his record on civil rights, abortion, labor, voting and environmental justice; Canada's Federal Court of Appeals halts expansion of the Trans Mountain pipeline...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-08-31 Friday

59:00 | Aug 31st, 2018

Today, we premiere a Democracy Now! documentary from Western Sahara, which has been under Moroccan occupation since 1976. "Four Days in Western Sahara—A Rare Look Inside Africa's Last Colony."
Democracy Now! 2018-08-30 Thursday

59:00 | Aug 30th, 2018

The GOP opponent of Florida's black progressive gubernatorial candidate, Andrew Gillum, warns voters not to "monkey it up," and activists who worked with Gillum respond; Mississippi prisoners are dying at record rates; update on the nationwide prison...Show More
Bobby Seale, Bill Ayers & Bernardine Dohrn on Police Repression, Fred Hampton Murder & Prison Strike

0:00 | Aug 29th, 2018

We continue our conversation with Black Panther Bobby Seale and SDS activists and organizers Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers.
Democracy Now! 2018-08-29 Wednesday

59:00 | Aug 29th, 2018

The top student loan watchdog resigns over the Trump admin favoring predatory lenders; opposition grows to Betsy DeVos's plan to spend federal funds on arming teachers; a formerly incarcerated Texas woman faces more than five years in prison for voti...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-08-28 Tuesday

59:00 | Aug 28th, 2018

50 years ago this week, protests at the 1968 DNC in Chicago culminated in a police riot. We speak with Black Panther Bobby Seale, arrested for inciting a riot and gagged during the Chicago 8 trial, and SDS activists Bernardine Dohrn and Bill Ayers.
Democracy Now! 2018-08-27 Monday

59:00 | Aug 27th, 2018

We discuss John McCain's record with The Intercept's Mehdi Hasan, CodePink's Medea Benjamin and Norman Solomon; Democrats vote to limit the power of superdelegates; the pope faces allegations he knew about sexual abuse and failed to act.
Democracy Now! 2018-08-24 Friday

59:00 | Aug 24th, 2018

NSA whistleblower Reality Winner is sentenced to 5+ years in prison, the longest sentence ever in federal court for leaking government information to media; a Bangladeshi mother in Connecticut wins a last-minute stay of deportation after public outcr...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-08-23 Thursday

59:00 | Aug 23rd, 2018

Rep. Al Green restates calls for Trump's impeachment in the wake of Michael Cohen's plea deal and Paul Manafort's guilty verdict; a North Carolina commission votes 9-2 to keep Confederate monuments at the state Capitol; Trump ramps up racist commenta...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-08-22 Wednesday

59:00 | Aug 22nd, 2018

Stunning legal developments involving Trump's former attorney & campaign chair stir impeachment talk; the administration admits its coal deregulation will be deadly; a UNC student talks about her protest against a now-toppled racist Confederate statu...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-08-21 Tuesday

59:00 | Aug 21st, 2018

Pope Francis issues a letter to the world's Catholics addressing sex abuse in the church as calls grow for women to take leadership roles; prisoners across the U.S. launch a nationwide strike today over inhumane conditions.
Democracy Now! 2018-08-20 Monday

59:00 | Aug 20th, 2018

In California, ICE arrests man driving his wife to the hospital to give birth; armed guards forcibly reseparate fathers from sons at Karnes detention center in Texas; longtime pacifist and socialist David McReynolds dies in New York City.
Democracy Now! 2018-08-09 Thursday

59:00 | Aug 9th, 2018

Climate change is driving uncontrollable wildfires in California; thousands of prisoners are battling the fires for $2 per day, including the largest fire in the state's history; today marks the 73rd anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing in Nagasaki...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-08-08 Wednesday

59:00 | Aug 8th, 2018

Voters headed to polls Tuesday in Ohio, Michigan, Kansas, Missouri and Washington state, but some key races remain too close to call; MOVE member Debbie Africa speaks about being released after nearly 40 years behind bars and united with her son Mike...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-08-07 Tuesday

59:00 | Aug 7th, 2018

One year after the deadly white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, neo-Nazis and fascists are planning another "Unite the Right" rally, this time in Washington, D.C. Anti-fascist demonstrators are mobilizing for a counterprotest.
Democracy Now! 2018-08-06 Monday

59:00 | Aug 6th, 2018

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro survives an apparent assassination attempt; we talk to 17-year-old Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi, free after eight months in an Israeli prison; today marks 73 years since the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima.
Democracy Now! 2018-08-03 Friday

59:00 | Aug 3rd, 2018

A new investigation confirms a brutal ethnic cleansing campaign is underway in DR Congo; Mexican journalist Emilio Gutiérrez Soto is freed from ICE detention; authorities find the body of Native American woman Olivia Lone Bear in North Dakota.
Democracy Now! 2018-08-02 Thursday

59:00 | Aug 2nd, 2018

Wildfires rage across the Western U.S., fueled by climate change; global inequality and the deadly consequences of extreme weather work hand in hand against the world's poor; the NY Times Magazine devotes its latest issue to climate change.
Democracy Now! 2018-08-01 Wednesday

59:00 | Aug 1st, 2018

As Facebook shuts down 32 accounts it says were part of an effort to influence U.S. midterm elections, we look at how the tech giant accelerates authoritarianism and enables surveillance around the globe with media studies scholar Siva Vaidhyanathan.
Democracy Now! 2018-07-31 Tuesday

59:00 | Jul 31st, 2018

An investigation by The Boston Globe reveals the TSA has secretly surveilled thousands of U.S. air travelers under a program dubbed "Quiet Skies"; legendary radical former California congressmember and Oakland Mayor Ron Dellums dies at 82.
Democracy Now! 2018-07-30 Monday

59:00 | Jul 30th, 2018

World-renowned political dissident, linguist and author Noam Chomsky on U.S.-Russia relations, NATO, climate change, nuclear weapons, Israel, Gaza, and more.
Democracy Now! 2018-07-27 Friday

59:00 | Jul 27th, 2018

As the Trump admin. misses the deadline to reunite all separated migrant children with their parents, we speak with Noam Chomsky about the roots of the refugee crisis and about economic inequality, climate change, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and more.
Democracy Now! 2018-07-26 Thursday

59:00 | Jul 26th, 2018

The Trump administration admits more than 900 migrant children won't be reunited with families by today's court-ordered deadline; Michigan pediatrician Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha reflects on helping to expose the lead poisoning of children in Flint.
Democracy Now! 2018-07-25 Wednesday

59:00 | Jul 25th, 2018

Environmental advocates denounce the Trump administration's plans to gut the Endangered Species Act; a new study links rising global temperatures to suicides; a Central American activist calls for fixing discriminatory 1996 U.S. immigration law.
Democracy Now! 2018-07-24 Tuesday

59:00 | Jul 24th, 2018

New York Daily News's owner fires half the staff; Russian gun rights activist Maria Butina is charged with acting as an unregistered agent of Russia; white supremacists plan to hold a rally in D.C. on the anniversary of the deadly Charlottesville ral...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-07-23 Monday

59:00 | Jul 23rd, 2018

Trump threatens Iran's president with "dire consequences"; Plowshares activists speak out from house arrest after their nonviolent protest against nuclear weapons; Israel passes a law giving the state license to discriminate against non-Jews.
Democracy Now! 2018-07-20 Friday

59:00 | Jul 20th, 2018

Ethiopia and Eritrea begin peace efforts; journalists expose more abuses of detained migrant children; a Salvadoran mother reunites with her traumatized son; psychologists try to prepare families for long-term trauma after separations at the border.
Democracy Now! 2018-07-19 Thursday

59:00 | Jul 19th, 2018

Pakistan suffers a deadly attack ahead of general elections overshadowed by arrests and accusations of interference by the military; a PBS reporter smuggled herself into northern Yemen to report on starvation and U.S. support for the Saudi-led war.
Democracy Now! 2018-07-18 Wednesday

59:00 | Jul 18th, 2018

We host a debate on violence in Nicaragua; Rev. Jesse Jackson remembers his friend Nelson Mandela on his 100th birthday; Eric Garner's mother continues to call for justice four years after he was killed in an NYPD chokehold.
Democracy Now! 2018-07-17 Tuesday

59:00 | Jul 17th, 2018

We get response from Katrina vanden Heuvel of The Nation to the Trump-Putin summit and speak with reporter Sam Husseini, who was dragged out trying to ask about the Nuclear Weapon Ban Treaty; Boots Riley, director of the new film, "Sorry to Bother Yo...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-07-16 Monday

59:00 | Jul 16th, 2018

Amid mass protests against President Trump and Russian President Putin in Helsinki, we speak with Finnish politician Heidi Hautala and host a debate on U.S.-Russia relations with journalist Glenn Greenwald and Joe Cirincione of the Ploughshares Fund.
Democracy Now! 2018-07-13 Friday

59:00 | Jul 13th, 2018

We go to London for updates on Trump's U.K. visit and meeting with Theresa May; asylum-seeking Mexican journalist Emilio Gutiérrez Soto's detention may violate free speech rights; reunited migrant families may have to separate to pursue asylum.
Democracy Now! 2018-07-02 Monday

59:00 | Jul 2nd, 2018

Leftist politician Andrés Manuel López Obrador wins Mexican presidential election in landslide; tens of thousands march across U.S. demanding end to family separation as Trump administration claims it can jail migrant families indefinitely.
Democracy Now! 2018-06-29 Friday

59:00 | Jun 29th, 2018

Democracy Now! reports live from the U.S.-Mexico border in Brownsville, Texas, where over 1,000 people protested Thursday against Trump’s immigration policies. Speakers included actor Jay Ellis of the HBO series "Insecure."
Democracy Now! 2018-06-28 Thursday

59:00 | Jun 28th, 2018

Special broadcast from the U.S.-Mexico border: Jennifer Harbury on the link between U.S. dirty wars and today’s refugees; Rochelle Garza on attempting to unite migrant families; and Dahlia Lithwick on the resignation of Anthony Kennedy & Janus v. AFS...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-06-27 Wednesday

59:00 | Jun 27th, 2018

28-year-old Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks with us after her stunning primary victory in New York; the Supreme Court rules 5-4 to uphold Trump's travel ban; a leftist candidate appears poised to win Mexico's presidential electio...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-06-26 Tuesday

59:00 | Jun 26th, 2018

National Football League defensive end Michael Bennett on activism, police brutality and his new book, "Things That Make White People Uncomfortable"; psychologist Dr. Dana Sinopoli on long-term trauma of separating children from their parents.
Democracy Now! 2018-06-25 Monday

59:00 | Jun 25th, 2018

Maru Mora Villalpando, an undocumented immigrant with the group Mijente, says the way to stop the separation of migrant children is to drop charges against their parents; voices from the Poor People's Campaign; new film "The King" and the power of pr...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-06-22 Friday

59:00 | Jun 22nd, 2018

Debbie Nathan reports an immigrant mother seeking asylum has reunited with her son after 38 days in detention; a new report exposes substandard medical care for detained immigrants; an Eritrean man takes his life after being deported from the U.S.
Democracy Now! 2018-06-21 Thursday

59:00 | Jun 21st, 2018

Trump signs an executive order that paves the way for immigrant families to be jailed together indefinitely; private prison companies stand to profit from Trump's order; Yemeni prisoners are reporting horrific sexual abuse at UAE-run prisons in Yemen...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-06-20 Wednesday

59:00 | Jun 20th, 2018

We spend the hour with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh on My Lai, Abu Ghraib, Kissinger, Nixon and his advice on how to cover the Trump administration today.
Extended Conversation with Nicaraguan Government Minister Paul Oquist on Escalating Crisis

0:00 | Jun 19th, 2018

Extended conversation with Paul Oquist, a senior minister for national policy in the Nicaraguan government.
Democracy Now! 2018-06-19 Tuesday

59:00 | Jun 19th, 2018

President Trump doubles down on practice of forcibly separating immigrant children from their parents; crisis in Nicaragua escalates with 178 people killed since widespread demonstrations to oust Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega began in mid-April.
Democracy Now! 2018-06-18 Monday

59:00 | Jun 18th, 2018

Democratic lawmakers protest Trump's policy of family separation at the border; a worker at a nonprofit detention center for migrant children quits over conditions; the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition launches offensive on Yemen's port city of Hodei...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-06-15 Friday

59:00 | Jun 15th, 2018

Jeff Sessions overturns a policy allowing domestic violence survivors to qualify for asylum; a scathing U.N. report looks at the policies worsening poverty in the U.S.; the Poor People's Campaign against poverty & racism enters its final week.
Democracy Now! 2018-06-14 Thursday

59:00 | Jun 14th, 2018

A special report from South Texas on the trauma of the Trump administration's new "zero tolerance" policy at the U.S.-Mexico border, the families separated and children detained and the residents who are fighting back.
Democracy Now! 2018-06-13 Wednesday

59:00 | Jun 13th, 2018

In Yemen, the U.S.-backed, Saudi-led coalition begins a major offensive against the key port city of Hudaydah; the Supreme Court rules 5-4 to uphold Ohio's purge of voters; hundreds are arrested in Poor People's Campaign protests nationwide.
Democracy Now! 2018-06-12 Tuesday

59:00 | Jun 12th, 2018

President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un meet face to face in a historic summit in Singapore, marking the first time a sitting U.S. president has met with a North Korean leader.
Democracy Now! 2018-06-11 Monday

59:00 | Jun 11th, 2018

A new CDC report says suicide rates rose 25 percent over the last two decades; Michael Eric Dyson on his new book "What Truth Sounds Like: RFK, James Baldwin and Our Unfinished Conversation About Race in America."
As U.S. Intensifies Airstrikes in Afghanistan, Pashtun Men Stage 400-Mile Walk Calling for Peace

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

Extended conversation with Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence.
Democracy Now! 2018-06-08 Friday

59:00 | Jun 8th, 2018

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is reshaping the agency to aid polluters & big business; Israel's military pushes a heavily edited video attempting to smear a slain Palestinian medic; Anthony Bourdain in his own words on Gaza; peace efforts in Afghani...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-06-07 Thursday

59:00 | Jun 7th, 2018

Headlines for June 07, 2018; Trump Frees Alice Johnson; What About Thousands Still Serving Life for Nonviolent Drug Offenses?; Students Push to Oust Nicaraguan President Ortega as Death Toll Rises Amid Bloody Police Crackdown; The Country Is Crying: ...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-06-06 Wednesday

59:00 | Jun 6th, 2018

As a Harvard study estimates the death toll from Hurricane Maria is at least 4,645 people—70 times higher than the official count—we spend the hour with journalist Naomi Klein and Puerto Rican activists Katia Avilés-Vázquez and Elizabeth Yeampierre.
Will Trumpism Come to Canada? Naomi Klein on the Most Important Canadian Election of Her Lifetime

0:00 | Jun 6th, 2018

A crucial election in Canada tomorrow may bring a Trumpian leader to Canada’s most populous province.
Democracy Now! 2018-06-05 Tuesday

59:00 | Jun 5th, 2018

Trump claims he has the power to pardon himself and disinvites the Philadelphia Eagles from White House visit; journalist obtains rare audio of mass trials for migrants at U.S. border; SCOTUS sides with baker who refused cake to same-sex couple.
Democracy Now! 2018-06-04 Monday

59:00 | Jun 4th, 2018

As Israeli soldiers shoot dead Palestinian medic Razan al-Najjar, we speak with Dr. Medhat Abbas in Gaza and Razan's cousin, Dalia al-Najjar; in Georgia, Stacey Abrams may become the first African-American woman governor in U.S. history.
Stacey Abrams on Her Historic Georgia Primary Victory & How to Win Real Change as "Minority Leader"

0:00 | Jun 4th, 2018

Watch our extended interview with Stacey Abrams, who made history in Georgia last month when she became the first African-American woman to win a major party’s nomination for governor in U.S. history.
Democracy Now! 2018-06-01 Friday

59:00 | Jun 1st, 2018

An explosive New York Times report has revealed that manufacturers of the drug OxyContin knew it was highly addictive as early as 1996. We spend the hour with journalist and author Barry Meier on Purdue Pharma & the opioid epidemic.
Democracy Now! 2018-05-31 Thursday

59:00 | May 31st, 2018

The White House taps Fred Fleitz, from an anti-Muslim think tank, as national security adviser chief of staff; the Israeli Navy intercepts a flotilla of protesters; Canada says it will purchase Kinder Morgan's highly contested Trans Mountain pipeline...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-05-30 Wednesday

59:00 | May 30th, 2018

A new study says Hurricane Maria's death toll is 70 times higher than the official count; "Roseanne" is canceled; Glenn Greenwald discusses the criminalization of animal rights activism and Julian Assange's situation in the Ecuadorean Embassy.
Democracy Now! 2018-05-29 Tuesday

59:00 | May 29th, 2018

Ireland votes in a landslide to lift an abortion ban in place since 1983; calls grow for Northern Ireland to liberalize its abortion laws; the shooting death of a 19-year-old Guatemalan woman in Texas ignites outrage over killings by U.S. border agen...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-05-28 Monday

59:00 | May 28th, 2018

1968: A Look Back at the My Lai Massacre, MLK's Assassination, Columbia Protests & Catonsville Nine
Democracy Now! 2018-03-30 Friday

59:00 | Mar 30th, 2018

Headlines for March 30, 2018; David Shulkin's Firing at the VA Is Latest Step in Trump-Koch Push to Privatize Veterans' Healthcare; Meet the Doctor Suing Trump: Dr. Eugene Gu on Gun Violence, Privatization of VA & White Supremacy; Remembering Stephen...Show More
Youth Voices from the March for Our Lives

0:00 | Mar 30th, 2018

During our special broadcast from the March for Our Lives, Democracy Now!’s youth correspondent Soledad Aguilar-Colon, a former reporter at IndyKids, interviewed other young people at the protest.
Why Are So Many Unarmed Black People Being Killed by Police? Sacramento Activist Speaks Out

0:00 | Mar 30th, 2018

In Sacramento, California, hundreds of mourners gathered Thursday for the funeral of Stephon Clark, an unarmed African-American man who was shot by police officers 20 times in his grandmother’s backyard. We continue our conversation with Sacramento a...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-03-29 Thursday

59:00 | Mar 29th, 2018

North and South Korea will meet, but John Bolton could derail denuclearization progress; a Guatemalan mother takes sanctuary in a church where the minister vows to face arrest if she is deported; protests continue over the police killing of Stephon C...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-03-28 Wednesday

59:00 | Mar 28th, 2018

States threaten to sue Trump administration over addition of citizenship question to 2020 census; Louisiana refuses to bring charges against officers who killed Alton Sterling; and Democracy Now! airs more of our exclusive interview with Chelsea Mann...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-03-27 Tuesday

59:00 | Mar 27th, 2018

In her first live television interview, freed Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning discusses attacks on trans rights under Trump, the war in Iraq, her time in prison and her platform as a U.S. Senate candidate in Maryland.
Web Bonus: Chelsea Manning on Fighting for Trans Rights, Dismantling the Prison System & More

0:00 | Mar 27th, 2018

Extended interview with freed Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning, who is now running for U.S. Senate in Maryland.
Democracy Now! 2018-03-26 Monday

59:00 | Mar 26th, 2018

As more than a million people took to the streets in cities across the world on Saturday for the March for Our Lives, we air highlights of the historic youth-led protests.
"I Learned to Duck Bullets Before I Learned to Read": Edna Chávez at March for Our Lives Rally

0:00 | Mar 24th, 2018

Hundreds of thousands rallied for gun control in Washington, D.C., today for the March for Our Lives. The march was organized by survivors of last months school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Speakers included Edna Chávez, a 17-year-old student from ...Show More
Meet Three Student Journalists at Marjory Stoneman HS Who Survived & Reported on School Shooting

0:00 | Mar 24th, 2018

At the March for Our Lives, Amy Goodman interviews three students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School who survived the Feb. 14 shooting. All three write for The Eagle Eye, the school’s award-winning news magazine.
Naomi Wadler, 11: I Speak for Black Girls Victimized by Guns Whose Stories Don't Make the Front Page

0:00 | Mar 24th, 2018

Hundreds of thousands rallied for gun control in Washington, D.C., today for the March for Our Lives. The march was organized by survivors of last month’s school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Speakers included 11-year-old Naomi Wadler of Alexandria,...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-03-23 Friday

59:00 | Mar 23rd, 2018

Trump names John Bolton, who has openly backed war with Iran and North Korea, to top national security post; Trump's business dealings in India could violate U.S. anti-corruption law; an American professor sues Cambridge Analytica for his data.
Democracy Now! 2018-03-22 Thursday

59:00 | Mar 22nd, 2018

Headlines for March 22, 2018; Reformer or War Criminal? Saudi Crown Prince Welcomed in U.S. as Trump Touts Weapons Deals; As Yemen Faces World's Worst Humanitarian Crisis, Senate Refuses to End U.S. Support for Saudi War; Are Israel & Saudi Arabia Pr...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-03-21 Wednesday

59:00 | Mar 21st, 2018

Six months after Hurricane Maria, we speak with Intercept senior correspondent Naomi Klein and Puerto Rican anthropologist Yarimar Bonilla about disaster capitalism on the island and the battle over Puerto Rico's future.
Democracy Now! 2018-03-20 Tuesday

59:00 | Mar 20th, 2018

15 years after the U.S. invasion of Iraq, we look at the consequences of the criminal war; Houston day laborers fight wage theft for reconstruction work after Hurricane Harvey; immigrant homeowners after Harvey report receiving little help from FEMA.
Norman Finkelstein: The "Big Lie" About Gaza is That the Palestinians Have Been the Aggressors

0:00 | Jan 19th, 2018

Extended interview with scholar Norman Finkelstein, author of the new book, “Gaza: An Inquest into Its Martyrdom.”
Democracy Now! 2018-01-19 Friday

59:00 | Jan 19th, 2018

Amid a pending government shutdown over immigration, we speak with David Miliband of the International Rescue Committee about the worldwide refugee crisis; and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor on race and class during President Trump's first year in office.
Democracy Now! 2018-01-18 Thursday

59:00 | Jan 18th, 2018

Headlines for January 18, 2018; David Cay Johnston: Trump is Determined to Provoke War to Draw Focus from Racist & Erratic Behavior; "It's Even Worse Than You Think": David Cay Johnston on Trump's First Year in Office; Trump Biographer: Trump is the ...Show More
Musician Helado Negro on His Anthem, "Young, Latin & Proud," and Love Song, "It's My Brown Skin"

0:00 | Jan 17th, 2018

We speak with a musician who wrote what has become an anthem in the Trump Era—the song “Young, Latin & Proud”—about the song, his artistic and political influences and his newest album.
Democracy Now! 2018-01-17 Wednesday

59:00 | Jan 17th, 2018

As Trump administration cracks down on immigrant rights movement, activist Jean Montrevil is deported to Haiti, activist Ravi Ragbir is detained in Florida, and immigrant rights activist Maru Mora Villalpando is placed in deportation proceedings.
Extended Interview: Christen Smith on How Trauma from Police Violence Is Killing Black Women

0:00 | Jan 16th, 2018

Extended web-only interview with University of Texas at Austin professor Christen Smith looking at how the trauma of police violence is killing black women like Erica Garner, the daughter of Eric Garner, and Venida Browder, the mother of Kalief Browd...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-01-16 Tuesday

59:00 | Jan 16th, 2018

Headlines for January 16, 2018; "When They Call You a Terrorist": The Life of Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors
We Are Not the Terrorists: Black Lives Matter Co-Founder Speaks Out About Attacks on Movement

0:00 | Jan 16th, 2018

Extended web-only interview with Black Lives Matter co-founder Patrisse Khan-Cullors and journalist asha bandele about their new book, “When They Call You a Terrorist: A Black Lives Matter Memoir.”
Democracy Now! 2018-01-15 Monday

59:00 | Jan 15th, 2018

Newly Discovered 1964 MLK Speech on Civil Rights, Segregation & Apartheid South Africa
Pioneering Actress & Writer Issa Rae in Conversation with Amy Goodman

0:00 | Jan 15th, 2018

Amy Goodman interviewed actress and writer Issa Rae at the University of Michigan’s 31st annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Symposium in 2017.
Democracy Now! 2018-01-12 Friday

59:00 | Jan 12th, 2018

Headlines for January 12, 2018; NYC: Immigration Rights Activist Ravi Ragbir Detained at ICE Check-in Amid Protest, Police Violence; "Completely Racist": Edwidge Danticat on Trump's "Shithole Countries" Remark Targeting Africa, Haiti; Time's Up Activ...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-01-11 Thursday

59:00 | Jan 11th, 2018

Headlines for January 11, 2018; Trump Expands Offshore Drilling in "Assault" on Biodiversity and Coastal & Indigenous Communities; NYC Sues Big Oil Companies Over Climate Change & Divests $5B From Fossil Fuel Firms; As Erica Garner Is Mourned, Why Ar...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-01-10 Wednesday

59:00 | Jan 10th, 2018

Israel faces a possible International Criminal Court war crimes probe over the 2014 military campaign in Gaza, as Israel vows to expand the construction of settlement homes in West Bank and Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu faces multiple corruption prob...Show More
Democracy Now! 2018-01-09 Tuesday

59:00 | Jan 9th, 2018

Trump administration ending immigration protections for 250,000 Salvadorans living in the U.S.; Rev. Dr. William Barber & evangelical minister Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove on launch of new Poor People’s Campaign.
Democracy Now! 2018-01-08 Monday

59:00 | Jan 8th, 2018

Actors demand gender and racial justice at the Golden Globe Awards; Oprah Winfrey gives a powerful lifetime achievement acceptance speech; activists Rosa Clemente and Saru Jayaraman on the #MeToo movement from the red carpet to restaurant kitchens.
Farmworkers, Domestic Workers & Women in Low-Wage Jobs Face Challenges Reporting Sexual Assault

0:00 | Dec 8th, 2017

Exposing the predatory behavior of powerful men like Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein has helped open the space for millions to share their stories of sexual harassment and sexual violence. But while all women are at risk, women who are not public fi...Show More
Democracy Now! 2017-12-08 Friday

59:00 | Dec 8th, 2017

Former Honduran President Manuel Zelaya, ousted in a 2009 U.S.-backed coup, in an exclusive interview on the political crisis in Honduras amid the disputed presidential election; Yale psychiatrist Dr. Bandy Lee on "The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump....Show More