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Peter
 May 31, 2021
Amy is my hero. She gives voice the voiceless and hope in the face of hoplessness.

Tortuga
 May 4, 2021
Not my favorite news program, but one of the very few that has real reporting and covers many stories the main stream media corporation never will. Not partisan. Actual critical assessment, of war, pandemic, inequality, and much more.


 Jan 25, 2021

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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.

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Democracy Now! 2022-05-17 Tuesday
59:00

Color of Change’s Rashad Robinson on social media’s role in the Buffalo massacre and the propagation of extremism; Journalist Talia Lavin on how the gunman’s hateful ideology reflects hateful rhetoric found in online chatrooms she reports on; The role of monopolies in the U.S. baby formula shortage.

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May 17, 2022
Democracy Now! 2022-05-16 Monday
59:00

India Walton in Buffalo responds to the mass shooting at a grocery store that targeted the Black community; the spread of white nationalist conspiracy theories and Fox News host Tucker Carlson and their relation to mass shootings; Ibram X. Kendi on antiracist education; We Testify founder Renee Bracey Sherman on the racist history of anti-abortion movements and what lawmakers must do to protect reproductive healthcare.

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May 16, 2022
Democracy Now! 2022-05-13 Friday
59:00

Indigenous writer and historian Nick Estes on a new report by the Interior Department that says at least 500 Indigenous children died at Indian boarding schools run or supported by the U.S. government; Calls grow for President Biden to grant clemency to imprisoned Indigenous activist Leonard Peltier; Journalists in Mexico are being killed with impunity in record numbers; European peace activists oppose Finland’s plans to end decades of neutrality and join NATO.

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May 13, 2022
Democracy Now! 2022-05-12 Thursday
59:00

Palestinians mourn and protest the killing of veteran journalist Shireen Abu Akleh; Ukrainian author Andrey Kurkov on the Russian invasion; A conversation with 2021 Nobel Literature Prize winner Abdulrazak Gurnah.

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May 12, 2022
Democracy Now! 2022-05-11 Wednesday
59:00

Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh is shot dead by Israeli forces in the West Bank; Nobel Peace Prize-winning journalist Maria Ressa on the return of the Marcos dynasty in the Philippines; Workers at Starbucks and Amazon who say they were fired for organizing are fighting to get their jobs back.

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May 11, 2022
Democracy Now! 2022-05-10 Tuesday
59:00

Sri Lanka’s prime minister resigns after weeks of mass protests over the country’s economic crisis; The podcast “Suave” wins a Pulitzer Prize; Historian Kelly Lytle Hernández’s new book “Bad Mexicans” tells the untold story of the Mexican Revolution and its relation to U.S. imperialism.

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May 10, 2022
Democracy Now! 2022-05-09 Monday
59:00

U.S. lawmakers are openly calling the fighting in Ukraine a proxy war between the U.S. and Russia; Alabama becomes the first state to make it a felony to provide gender-affirming medical care to trans youth; The Irish nationalist party Sinn Féin wins a historic number of seats in the Northern Ireland Assembly.

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May 09, 2022
Policing the Womb: Michele Goodwin Takes on Anti-Abortion Laws, Lays Out Reproductive New Deal
In an in-depth interview with Michele Goodwin, she discusses her book, “Policing the Womb: Invisible Women and the Criminalization of Motherhood,” and lays out a “Reproductive New Deal.”
May 06, 2022
Democracy Now! 2022-05-06 Friday
59:00

The World Health Organization says the true death toll of the COVID-19 pandemic is nearly 15 million people, with nearly 5 million deaths in India alone; Reproductive rights scholar Michele Goodwin on how a ban on abortion in rape and incest cases hurts the survivors.

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May 06, 2022
Democracy Now! 2022-05-05 Thursday
59:00

How the Russian war in Ukraine is exacerbating world hunger, especially for African countries reliant on wheat imports and where food insecurity is already dire; The European Union vows to ban Russian oil imports by the end of the year; Historian Timothy Snyder on why Russia’s war in Ukraine is a colonial war.

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May 05, 2022
Democracy Now! 2022-05-04 Wednesday
59:00

We speak with an abortion doctor and a reproductive rights activist facing deportation about how to protect access to abortion; The role of dark money in placing anti-abortion justices on the high court; What can we learn from the Ohio primaries for House and Senate races where a Trump-backed candidate won and a progressive Democrat lost amid a wave of outside attacks.

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May 04, 2022
Democracy Now! 2022-05-03 Tuesday
59:00

A leaked majority opinion suggests the U.S. Supreme Court has decided to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that established a constitutional right to abortion; CodePink’s Medea Benjamin and the Quincy Institute’s George Beebe on the war in Ukraine and the risk of a direct military confrontation between Russia and the United States.

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May 03, 2022
Democracy Now! 2022-05-02 Monday
59:00

A record-breaking heat wave hits India and Pakistan as summer arrives early due in part to the climate crisis; One in five reptile species risk extinction; Update on the humanitarian crisis in Ukraine and its impact on support for crises in other parts of the world.

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May 02, 2022
Democracy Now! 2022-04-29 Friday
59:00

Russian missiles fly over the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant, raising fears of a nuclear disaster; Science writer Ed Yong on why future pandemics are more likely, due to the climate crisis; The landmark 1979 labor documentary “The Wobblies” is rereleased in high definition and entered into the Library of Congress.

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Apr 29, 2022
Democracy Now! 2022-04-28 Thursday
59:00

A Harvard report details the school’s deep ties to slavery; After a U.S. prisoner swap with Russia this week, calls grow for the Biden administration to secure the freedom of WNBA star Brittney Griner, jailed in Russia since February; Anatol Lieven on the dangers of a U.S. proxy war in Ukraine.

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Apr 28, 2022