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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.


Web Exclusive: Rebecca Solnit Reads from "The Mother of All Questions"; Discusses Hope & Resistance  

Part 2 of our conversation with Rebecca Solnit, one of the nation’s most celebrated writers. She’s the author of more than 20 books, including, most recently, "The Mother of All Questions."

Ahmed Kathrada: Remembering the Anti-Apartheid Activist Jailed on Robben Island with Mandela  

Anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada has died at the age of 87. He was a member of the African National Congress who spent 26 years in prison—18 of them on Robben Island along with Nelson Mandela.

Democracy Now! 2017-03-28 Tuesday  

Headlines for March 28, 2017; Local Lawmakers Fight Back Against AG Sessions's Threats to Cut Funding to Sanctuary Cities; ICE Retaliates Against Immigrants in Austin After Sheriff Limits Cooperation with Federal Agents; As ICE Retaliates Against Austin, Learn How New Haven Fought Back Against a 2007 ICE Crackdown; Immigrant Communities in Fear as Trump Ups ICE Raids Targeting Sanctuary Cities; Rebecca Solnit on Climate Change, Resistance, Misogyny and "The Mother of All Questions"

Democracy Now! 2017-03-27 Monday  

Headlines for March 27, 2017; After Republican Infighting Dooms GOP Healthcare Plan, Trump Vows to Let Obamacare "Explode"; Medicare for All? Sen. Bernie Sanders Poised to Push for Single Payer after GOP Plan Falls Apart; More Than 1,000 Civilians Killed by US-Led Airstrikes in Iraq & Syria as Trump Expands War on Terror; Bill McKibben: Trump May Have Approved #KeystoneXL, But People Will Stop This Pipeline Again

Democracy Now! 2017-03-24 Friday  

Headlines for March 24, 2017; Will House Republicans "Jump Off the Cliff" and Cut Healthcare for 24 Million Americans?; Attorney for "Frozen Trucker": Neil Gorsuch May Have Been Most Hostile Judge I've Ever Encountered; Watch: Sen. Al Franken Grills Neil Gorsuch on Frozen Trucker Case in Extended Questioning; Florida's First Black State Attorney Faces Death Threats After Refusing Death Penalty for Cop Killer

Democracy Now! 2017-03-23 Thursday  

Headlines for March 23, 2017; Jane Mayer on Robert Mercer & the Dark Money Behind Trump and Bannon; Dark Money Billionaires Push for Pro-Nuclear Radiation Climate Denier for White House Science Post; Dark Data: Trump Backers Bankroll Firm Developing Psychological Profiles of Every U.S. Voter

Democracy Now! 2017-03-22 Wednesday  

Headlines for March 22, 2017; A Driver Fled His Truck to Avoid Freezing to Death. Only One Judge Ruled Against Him: Neil Gorsuch; Neil Gorsuch, Backed by $10 Million in Dark Money, Refuses to Weigh In on Citizens United; Sen. Schumer Calls on Democrats to Boycott Neil Gorsuch Vote While Trump is Under FBI Investigation; Meet 2 U.S. Citizens Detained at Airports: A Police Chief and a Lawyer Who Sued Trump Administration

Democracy Now! 2017-03-21 Tuesday  

Headlines for March 21, 2017; Behind Neil Gorsuch's Rhetoric, His Record Suggests Aggressive Judge Wedded to Conservative Agenda; Inside How the Federalist Society & Koch Brothers Are Pushing for Trump to Reshape Federal Judiciary; FBI Head: Trump Campaign Under Investigation for Ties to Russia; No Evidence Obama Wiretapped Trump

James Comey Confirms FBI Probe of Trump Campaign over Ties with Russian Government Ahead of Election  

On Monday FBI Director James Comey confirmed an FBI probe into the Trump campaign over Russian interference in the election and denied the president’s claim that former President Barack Obama wiretapped Trump Tower.

Democracy Now! 2017-03-20 Monday  

Headlines for March 20, 2017; Zephyr Teachout: Supreme Court Pick Neil Gorsuch "Sides with Big Business, Big Donors & Big Bosses"; Ari Berman Reveals Neil Gorsuch Praised a Leading GOP Activist Behind Voter Suppression Efforts; College Classmate: Neil Gorsuch Attacked Anti-Apartheid & Civil Rights Protesters & Defended Contras; Amid Spike in Civilian Deaths from U.S. Strikes, Trump Requests Lifting Policy Limiting Casualties; Organizer: ICE Detention of Immigrant Rights Activists in VT is Clear Case of Political Retaliation

Democracy Now! 2017-03-17 Friday  

Headlines for March 17, 2017; Trump's Budget Director Mick Mulvaney Insists Cutting Meals for Poor Seniors is Compassionate; Ralph Nader Denounces Trump Budget as Corporatist, Militarist & Racist: "The Mask is Off"; Is Trump Counterterrorism Aide Sebastian Gorka a Sworn Member of Hungarian Nazi-Allied Group?

Democracy Now! 2017-03-16 Thursday  

Headlines for March 16, 2017; In Stinging Blow to President, Hawaii & Maryland Judges Block Trump's Second Muslim Ban; Rep. Gutiérrez Speaks Out After Being Handcuffed for Demanding Answers on ICE Raids & Deportations; Complete Idiocy: Rep. Gutiérrez Slams Rep. King's Racist Tweet About "Somebody Else's Babies"; ACLU Lawyer Esha Bhandari on Your Rights If Border Agents Try to Seize Your Cellphone at the Border; In Historic Report, U.N. Agency Says Israel Is Imposing an "Apartheid Regime" on Palestinian People

Democracy Now! 2017-03-15 Wednesday  

Headlines for March 15, 2017; David Cay Johnston Speaks Out About Receiving & Revealing 2 Pages of Trump's 2005 Tax Returns; David Cay Johnston: How Trump Pays So Little in Taxes and Plans to Change Tax Law to Pay Even Less; Aid Worker Decries U.S.-Backed "Relentless War" in Yemen Causing Widespread Threat of Starvation; Trump Considers Slashing U.S. Funding to U.N. Amid Warnings of Worst Humanitarian Crisis Since WWII; Arkansas Rushes to Execute 8 Men Using Drug Linked to Painful, Botched Executions

Democracy Now! 2017-03-14 Tuesday  

Headlines for March 14, 2017; Healthcare or Wealthcare? 24 Million to Lose Insurance Under GOP Plan While Rich Get Big Tax Breaks; ALEC & For-Profit Health Industry Embrace GOP Bill Despite Opposition from Doctors & Nurses; Was Firing of U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara Done to Cover Up Probes of Trump & Fox News?; Is Jared Kushner Breaking the Law with $400M Real Estate Deal with Firm Tied to Chinese Gov't?; From Lobbyists to Reality Show Stars, Meet the Hundreds of Officials Trump Has Quietly Installed

Democracy Now! 2017-03-13 Monday  

Headlines for March 13, 2017; How to Remove a President: Mass Protests Force Out South Korean Leader Amid Corruption Scandal; Bruce Cumings: North Korea Timed Recent Missile Test to Take Place During Trump-Abe Dinner; China Warns U.S. & North Korea Are Set for "Head-On" Collision Amid Rising Tensions & Provocations; Mustafa Ali: Meet the Top EPA Environmental Justice Official Who Quit to Protest Pruitt & Trump

Democracy Now! 2017-03-10 Friday  

Headlines for March 10, 2017; Immigrant Rights Leader Released After Hundreds Rally Outside His Check-in with Deportation Officer; Activists Defiant on Israel's Travel Ban Targeting BDS Supporters: "It's a Sign We're Winning"; Palestinian Hip-Hop Star Tamer Nafar Fights Racist Israeli Policies in New Film, "Junction 48"; EFF Director: WikiLeaks Move to Share CIA Hacking Tools with Tech Giants Could "Make Us All Safer"

Democracy Now! 2017-03-09 Thursday  

Headlines for March 09, 2017; Exclusive: Facing Possible Deportation, Immigrant Activist Ravi Ragbir Speaks Out Before ICE Check-in; A Day Without a Woman: Voices of Resistance from New York City's Women's Strike Rally; "We Want to Stand Up & Be Counted": New Yorkers Speak Out at NYC's Day Without a Woman Rally

Full Interview & Performance: Hurray for the Riff Raff's Alynda Segarra on Democracy Now!  

Full 35-minute interview & performance by Hurray for the Riff Raff’s Alynda Segarra in our Democracy Now! studio. Over the past decade, Hurray for the Riff Raff has become one of the most celebrated bands in modern folk music while tackling issues from gentrification to gender-based violence.

WikiLeaks Publishes Thousands of Alleged Secret CIA Documents  

WikiLeaks has published what it says is the largest leak of secret CIA documents in history. The thousands of documents, dubbed "Vault 7," describe CIA programs and tools that are capable of hacking into both Apple and Android cellphones.

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