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! 2017-09-12 Tuesday  

Elizabeth Newhouse on why Cuba is a leader in hurricane preparedness; Juan González on Irma's effect on Puerto Rico; Public Citizen on the "storm of silence" around climate change; and a report on the grassroots recovery in Texas after Harvey.

Democracy Now! 2017-09-11 Monday  

Headlines for September 11, 2017; Elizabeth Kolbert: An Honest Conversation About Climate Change Is Needed in Wake of Irma & Harvey; Scientists: Climate Change May Wipe Out a Third of World's Parasites, with Disastrous Ripple Effects; Hurricane Irma: Writer Edwidge Danticat on Evacuating from Miami to Orlando; Irma Destroys Haitian Farmland as Recovery Goes On from Recent Natural Disasters & Cholera Outbreak; Oaxacan Residents Plead for Water & Food After Mexican Earthquake Kills Over 90 People

Extended Interview: Nikole Hannah-Jones on the Resegregation of American Schools  

Extended web-only interview with prize-winning New York Times Magazine reporter Nikole Hannah-Jones. Her latest piece is titled "The Resegregation of Jefferson County."

Deerhoof: Live in the Democracy Now! Studio  

The critically acclaimed independent rock band Deerhoof stops by the Democracy Now! studio to perform five songs and talk about music and politics.

Democracy Now! 2017-09-08 Friday  

Dave Zirin on NFL star Michael Bennett's refusal to be silent about racial profiling; Texas prisoners face horrid conditions after Harvey flooding; Nikole Hannah-Jones looks at resegregation in public schools & persistent racism in U.S. education.

Invisible Houston: Full Interview with Dr. Robert Bullard, Father of Environmental Justice Movement  

Amy Goodman's full interview with Dr. Robert Bullard following Hurricane Harvey.

Democracy Now! 2017-09-07 Thursday  

Bill McKibben on climate change, Hurricane Irma and the deadly monsoons in South Asia; Wol-san Liem on resistance to U.S. militarization on the Korean Peninsula; and Tun Khin on the plight of the Rohingya, the world's most persecuted minorities.

Extended Interview: Juan González on the Movement to End America's Tale of Two Cities  

Extended interview with Juan González about his new book, "Reclaiming Gotham: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America's Tale of Two Cities."

Democracy Now! 2017-09-06 Wednesday  

Undocumented activist Cesar Espinosa of Houston on Trump administration rescinding DACA program; Democracy Now!'s Juan González on his new book, "Reclaiming Gotham: Bill de Blasio and the Movement to End America's Tale of Two Cities."

Democracy Now! 2017-09-05 Tuesday  

A special report from Houston, Texas, including a "toxic tour" of Houston's refineries & Superfund sites, and Dr. Robert Bullard on how the recovery from Hurricane Harvey could exacerbate Houston's inequalities or help build a more just city.

Democracy Now! 2017-09-04 Monday  

Stonewall Jackson's Great-Great-Grandsons Call for Removal of Confederate Monuments; Life After Hate: Trump Admin Stops Funding Former Neo-Nazis Who Now Fight White Supremacy; Nephew of Fascist Who Marched in Charlottesville & Former Neo-Nazi on Confronting Racists

Democracy Now! 2017-09-01 Friday  

Headlines for September 01, 2017; Should Texas Residents Know the Chemicals They're Breathing After the Arkema Plant Explosion?; Texas Republicans Pushed to Kill Safety Regulations for Arkema Chemical Plant Before Explosion; Greenpeace & Indigenous Water Protectors Respond to Lawsuit Accusing DAPL Activists of Eco-Terrorism

Democracy Now! 2017-08-31 Thursday  

Headlines for August 31, 2017; Surrounded by Oil Refineries, Port Arthur, TX Faces New Environmental Crisis Following Harvey Floods; George Monbiot: We Can't Be Silent on Climate Change or the Unsustainability of Capitalist System; Deandre Harris Was Savagely Beaten by White Supremacists in Virginia. Why Only Two Arrests So Far?

Democracy Now! 2017-08-30 Wednesday  

Naomi Klein & Dr. James Hansen on Hurricane Harvey & climate change; refineries & chemical industry continue to spew toxic pollution in Houston; Antifa & Rural Texans Join in Decentralized Relief Effort in Houston

Democracy Now! 2017-08-29 Tuesday  

Special coverage from Houston with Dr. Robert Bullard, the father of environmental justice, and immigrant rights activist Cesar Espinosa; Asad Rehman on deadly floods in South Asia; and John Nichols on how Trump weakened flood protections.

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