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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.

Episodes

Democracy Now! 2017-07-27 Thursday  

Headlines for July 27, 2017; The First Openly Transgender Infantry Soldier in U.S. Army Speaks Out on Trump's New Military Ban; What Role Should the Military Play in the Fight for Transgender Rights?; The Rolling Resistance: Meet Three Disability Rights Activists Fighting to Save Healthcare

Democracy Now! 2017-07-26 Wednesday  

Headlines for July 26, 2017; In "Dangerous" Move, Republicans Push to Strip Healthcare from Millions Without Holding Any Hearings; Is Trump's Base Turning on the President over His Humiliation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions?; Joshua Green on the "Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump & the Storming of the Presidency"; A Look at How a Racial Theorist Tied to Mussolini & Hitler Influenced Steve Bannon; Joshua Green on How Bannon's Experience with Video Gamers Gave Rise to the Alt-Right

Democracy Now! 2017-07-25 Tuesday  

Headlines for July 25, 2017; Death of 10 Migrants in San Antonio Spotlights Humanitarian Crisis Unfolding on U.S.-Mexico Border; Sonia Nazario: The Tragedy in San Antonio is "Predictable Outcome" of Trump’s Immigration Crackdown; The Rebellions That Changed U.S. History: Looking Back at the 1967 Newark & Detroit Uprisings

Democracy Now! 2017-07-24 Monday  

Headlines for July 24, 2017; Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns over the Cop Shooting of Unarmed Woman. Will the Mayor Be Next?; Criminologist Phil Stinson: Police Shoot & Kill About 1,000 People Every Year in U.S.; "A Forgotten Crisis": Yemen's Aid Workers Speak Out About the World's Worst Humanitarian Disaster; "Incoherent Policy": U.S. Imposes Sanctions on Iran Even as Trump Admits Iran Following Nuclear Deal; Newly Declassified Documents Confirm U.S. Backed 1953 Coup in Iran Over Oil Contracts

Democracy Now! 2017-07-21 Friday  

Headlines for July 21, 2017; Criminalizing Critics of Israel: Congress Considers Sweeping Bills to Fine & Jail Backers of BDS; Has Jared Kushner's Failed Deal with Qatar Fueled Trump's Stance on Gulf Diplomatic Crisis?; Sen. McConnell Plans Vote on Repealing Obamacare Despite Lacking Enough Support from GOP Senators; As Trump Touts "Made in America" Week, Indonesian Workers Toil Away Making Ivanka Trump Apparel

Democracy Now! 2017-07-20 Thursday  

Democracy Now! Thursday, July 20, 2017

Part 2: Haitian Immigrant & Father of Four Faces Deportation Despite Lack of Fair Hearing in Court  

Watch Part 2 of our interview with Haitian immigrant and activist, Jean Montrevil, along with his eldest daughter and lawyer.

Democracy Now! 2017-07-19 Wednesday  

Democracy Now! Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Guardian Investigation of Ivanka Trump Factory in Indonesia Reveals Worker Abuse, Deplorably Low Pay  

A new investigation by The Guardian reveals workplace abuse, grueling production targets and deplorably low pay at an Indonesian factory that makes clothing for Ivanka Trump's clothing label.

Democracy Now! 2017-07-18 Tuesday  

Democracy Now! Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Democracy Now! 2017-07-17 Monday  

Headlines for July 17, 2017; Outrage Mounts as Saudi Arabia Plans Imminent Executions for 14 Accused Pro-Democracy Protesters; How Education Secretary Betsy DeVos Undermines Civil Rights & Favors Predatory Lenders Over Students; In Precedent-Setting Trial, Lawyers Say Arizona's Ethnic Studies Ban is Discriminatory & Illegal; From Pence to Price: How Big Tobacco Gained Massive Influence Under Trump, Plans to Expand in Africa

Extended Interview with Actor James Cromwell Before His Jail Sentence: "Capitalism is a Cancer"  

Watch our extended interview with Oscar-nominated actor James Cromwell before he reports to jail Friday for taking part in a nonviolent protest against a natural gas-fired power plant.

Democracy Now! 2017-07-14 Friday  

Headlines for July 14, 2017; New GOP Healthcare Bill Still a Huge Tax Cut for the Rich, Gutting Women's Care & Slashing Medicaid; Justice Neil Gorsuch Ends First SCOTUS Term Voting Consistently on Court's "Most Conservative Side"; "Care in Chaos": New Documentary Uncovers Rising Tide of Attacks on Abortion Clinics Under Trump; Rep. Keith Ellison on GOP Healthcare Plan, Bill Targeting Muslims & Philando Castile Settlement; Oscar-Nominated Actor James Cromwell Speaks Out Before Jail Time for Peaceful Anti-Fracking Protest

Democracy Now! 2017-07-13 Thursday  

Headlines for July 13, 2017; A Further Blow to Democracy in Brazil? Glenn Greenwald on Conviction of Lula Ahead of 2018 Election; Glenn Greenwald: Donald Trump Jr.'s Emails Aren't a "Smoking Gun" or Evidence of Criminal Collusion; Whistleblowers Shouldn't Be Prosecuted Like Spies: Greenwald on Alleged NSA Leaker Reality Winner

Citizen Lab's Ron Deibert Exposes How Nations Use Cyber Warfare to Target Activists & Journalists  

Part two of our conversation with Ronald Deibert, director of the Citizen Lab at the University of Toronto.

Democracy Now! 2017-07-12 Wednesday  

Headlines for July 12, 2017; Trump White House in Crisis as Emails Confirm Campaign Embraced Russian Effort to Defeat Clinton; Senate Begins Confirmation Hearings for Trump FBI Pick Tied to Torture, Gitmo; Mexico Spied on Human Rights Investigators & Families of Missing Students Instead of the Kidnappers; 122 Countries Overcome U.S. Opposition and Pass Landmark U.N. Global Treaty to Ban Nuclear Weapons

Democracy Now! 2017-07-11 Tuesday  

Headlines for July 11, 2017; Battle For the Net: Mass Day of Action Aims to Stop Trump's FCC from Destroying Free & Open Internet; Former FCC Commissioner on How Greater Media Consolidation is a Threat to Democracy and Free Speech; As the Pope Calls for Dialogue, a Debate on How to Resolve Venezuela's Political & Economic Crisis

Democracy Now! 2017-07-10 Monday  

Headlines for July 10, 2017; Devastation in Mosul: Iraq Seizes City from ISIS, But Battle Left Thousands Dead & 700,000 Displaced; Even as All G20 Countries Except U.S. Affirm Paris Deal, Nations Pour $72B a Year into Fossil Fuels; Award-Winning Journalist Amy Wilentz on Just How Little Jared Kushner Knows About Foreign Politics

Democracy Now! 2017-07-07 Friday  

Headlines for July 07, 2017; Dystopian Nightmare: Eyewitness Decries Police Repression at G20 Summit as 100,000 Take to Streets; Srećko Horvat on "Democracy in Europe Movement" & Uniting Leftists Against Failed Policies of G20; Katrina vanden Heuvel: Now is Time for Trump & Putin to Negotiate, Not Escalate Tensions; Berta Cáceres's Daughter Speaks Out After Surviving Assassination Attempt in Honduras

Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently Pt. 2: Syrian Citizen Journalist Abdalaziz Alhamza Speaks Out  

Extended interview with Syrian citizen journalist Abdalaziz Alhamza, co-founder of the group Raqqa Is Being Slaughtered Silently.

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