Democracy Now! Audio

Democracy Now! Audio

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Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/7 through our website and podcasts.


Democracy Now! 2016-10-27 Thursday  

Headlines for October 27, 2016; Bassam Haddad: We Have a Duty to Call for End to Killing in Syria & How We End It Matters; Shane Bauer Infiltrates Armed Militia "Hunting Mexicans" & Collaborating with U.S. Border Patrol

Democracy Now! 2016-10-26 Wednesday  

Headlines for October 26, 2016; Surviving Members of Angola 3 on Black Panther Legacy & Need to Free Remaining Imprisoned Panthers; Exclusive: Freed Panther Sekou Odinga on Joining the Panthers, COINTELPRO & Assata Shakur's Escape; Political Prisoner Eddie Conway on Joining the Black Panthers & How He Was Set Up by COINTELPRO; Our Own Mandelas: Former Black Panthers Call for Release of Their Comrades Still Locked Up

Democracy Now! 2016-10-25 Tuesday  

Headlines for October 25, 2016; Tom Hayden (1939-2016) on Vietnam War: We Must Challenge the Pentagon on the Battlefield of Memory; "Just Another Version of You": The Life, Art and Activism of Legendary TV Producer Norman Lear; TV Legend Norman Lear on the Black Panthers, Nixon's Enemies List & What Gives Him Hope

PART 2: Native Americans Most Likely to be Killed by Police Than Other Groups, Investigation Reveals  

Amid a report of another police killing of a Native American woman, we continue our interview with reporter Stephanie Woodard, author of the investigation, "The Police Killings No One Is Talking About," which reveals that compared to their percentage of the U.S. population, Native Americans were more likely to be killed by police than any other group, including African Americans.

Democracy Now! 2016-10-24 Monday  

Headlines for October 24, 2016; Standing Rock: Police Arrest 120+ Water Protectors as Dakota Access Speeds Up Pipeline Construction; North Dakota: Water Protectors Erect New Frontline Camp Directly in Path of Dakota Access Pipeline; Actor Shailene Woodley On Her Arrest, Strip Search and Dakota Access Pipeline Resistance; Meet the Journalist Facing 45 Years in Jail for Filming Tar Sands Pipeline Protest in North Dakota; Josh Fox: Arrest of Journalists and Filmmakers Covering the Dakota Pipeline is a Threat to Democracy; Legendary Antiwar Activist and SDS Organizer Tom Hayden Dies at 76

Democracy Now! 2016-10-21 Friday  

Headlines for October 21, 2016; Chicago Cops Who Broke "Code of Silence" to Report Police Drug Gang Face Deadly Retaliation; New York Mayor Apologizes for Police Killing of Mentally Ill Woman, But Will Accountability Follow?; Shaun King on Colin Kaepernick: He is Enormously Courageous and Has Sparked a Movement Among Athletes; Former Bernie Sanders Supporter Shaun King Now Backs Hillary Clinton, Says She Has "Evolved"; Shaun King: Black Lives Matter is Not a Carbon Copy of Black Panther Party, Our Time is Different

Actress Shailene Woodley Reveals She Was Strip-Searched After Her Arrest Protesting Dakota Pipeline  

Actress Shailene Woodley pleaded not guilty on charges related to the resistance to the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline on Wednesday.

Democracy Now! 2016-10-20 Thursday  

Headlines for October 20, 2016; "I'll Keep You in Suspense": Trump Refuses to Say He Will Accept Election Results; Trump Says Appointing Anti-Choice Judges Will "Automatically" Overturn Roe v. Wade If He's Elected; "All Fiction": Trump Dismisses Claims of Accusers, Saying They Want "Fame" & Work for Clinton; Green Party's Jill Stein on "Donald Trump's Psychosis and Hillary Clinton's Distortions"; Chris Hedges vs. Eddie Glaude: Should Progressives Vote for Hillary Clinton or Jill Stein?; In Final Debate, Trump Pledges to Deport "Bad Hombres," Calls Clinton "A Nasty Woman"; Trump Calls Clinton Foundation "Criminal Enterprise" & Denounces Haiti Earthquake Response; In Warmest Year Ever, Climate Change Ignored Again at Debate; Historian Eric Foner: Trump is Logical Conclusion of What the GOP Party Has Been Doing for Decades; Bruce Springsteen: Donald Trump is a "Flagrant, Toxic Narcissist"; From Palestine to Black Lives Matter: Alicia Garza & Phyllis Bennis on Issues Ignored at the Debates

Democracy Now! 2016-10-19 Wednesday  

Headlines for October 19, 2016; "Ramshackle" Battle to Retake Mosul from ISIS Led by U.S. Despite Obama Vow Against Boots on Ground; The Real Vote Rigging: Republicans Make It Harder for Millions to Vote in 2016 Election; "The Police Killings No One Is Talking About": Native Americans Most Likely to be Killed by Cops

Democracy Now! 2016-10-18 Tuesday  

Headlines for October 18, 2016; Press Freedom Victory: Riot Charges Dropped Against Amy Goodman Over Dakota Pipeline Coverage; "We're Going to Call That a Win": Water Protectors Promise More Protests as Felony Charges Dropped; Why Is North Dakota Strip Searching Dakota Access Pipeline Protesters Charged With Misdemeanors?; Standing Rock Sioux Pediatrician: Threat from Fracking Chemicals is "Environmental Genocide"; Midwives at Dakota Access Resistance Camps: We Can Decolonize, Respect Women & Mother Earth; Charges Dropped Against Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Member; Surveillance of DAPL Resistance Continues

VIDEO: Amy Goodman Speaks After ND Judge Dismisses "Riot" Charges for Covering Pipeline Protest  

A North Dakota judge has dismissed the "riot" charges against Amy Goodman for covering the protests against the Dakota Access pipeline.

Special Livestream: Amy Goodman Speaks About Facing "Riot" Charges in North Dakota  

Special Livestream: Amy Goodman Speaks About Facing "Riot" Charges in North Dakota

Part 2: Winona LaDuke & Tara Houska on the Indigenous Resistance to the Dakota Access Pipeline  

Part 2 of our discussion with Winona LaDuke and Tara Houska of Honor the Earth.

Democracy Now! 2016-10-17 Monday  

Headlines for October 17, 2016; Amy Goodman Broadcasts from North Dakota Across from Court Where She Faces Riot Charge Today; Report from Standing Rock: 100+ Militarized Police Deployed Against Native American Water Protectors; Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chair: Obama's Legacy Rests on Whether He Stops Dakota Access Pipeline; Dakota Excess Pipeline? Standing Rock Protectors Strip-Searched, Jailed for Days on Minor Charges

Democracy Now! 2016-10-14 Friday  

Headlines for October 14, 2016; Central Park Five's Yusef Salaam: Donald Trump Needs to Be Fired from Running for President; ACLU & HRW Call to Decriminalize Drug Use & Possession After Documenting Arrests Every 25 Seconds; Is Trump's Rise a Result of America Declaring War on Institutions That Make Democracy Possible?

Democracy Now! 2016-10-13 Thursday  

Headlines for October 13, 2016; The White Helmets: As Syria Death Toll Mounts, Meet the Rescue Workers Saving Thousands of Lives; Surviving Torture in a CIA Secret Prison: Khaled al-Sharif of Libya Recounts Horrors; Journalist James Risen: CIA Torture Methods Caused Long-Term Psychological Harm to Former Prisoners

Democracy Now! 2016-10-12 Wednesday  

Headlines for October 12, 2016; Leaked Hillary Clinton Emails: Could Bernie Sanders Have Won Primary If Leak Occurred Earlier?; Climate Direct Action: Activists Halt Flow of Tar Sands Oil by Shutting Off Valves of Five Pipelines; Will Racist, Anti-Immigrant Trump Supporter Sheriff Joe Arpaio Be Jailed for Contempt of Court?; Women's Boat to Gaza: 13 Activists Detained by Israel, Weeks After U.S. OKs $38B in Military Aid

Rashid Khalidi on the Global Issues Being Ignored by Clinton & Trump from Afghan War to Palestine  

Columbia University’s Rashid Khalidi speaks to Democracy Now! during our "Expanding the Debate" special on Sunday night after the second Donald Trump-Hillary Clinton debate.

Democracy Now! 2016-10-11 Tuesday  

Headlines for October 11, 2016; 1 Million in Haiti Urgently Need Humanitarian Assistance After Hurricane's "Apocalyptic Destruction"; Bill Clinton's Trade Policies Destroyed Haitian Rice Farming, Now Haiti Faces Post-Hurricane Famine; U.S.-Backed Saudi Forces Bomb Yemeni Funeral, Killing 140, Injuring 500 in Possible War Crime; Obama Is Killing Yemen: A Yemeni Journalist Speaks Out After U.S.-Backed Bombing Strikes Funeral; "All the President’s Misogynists": Jodi Jacobson on Why It Took So Long to Derail the Trump Train

Soraya Chemaly: Trump Tape May Be Shocking, But So is Broader GOP Agenda Toward Women  

Writer Soraya Chemaly and law professor Kimberlé Crenshaw analyze the significance of the 2005 videotape showing Donald Trump boasting about sexually assaulting women.

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