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Democracy Now!  is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica,  NPR , community, and college radio stations; on public access,  PBS , satellite television ( DISH  network: Free Speech TV ch. 9415 and Link TV ch. 9410;  DIRECTV : Free Speech TV ch. 348 and Link TV ch. 375); and on the internet. DN!’s podcast is one of the most popular on the web.


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(5 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Friday, September 10, 2021
Rep. Barbara Lee, Who Cast Sole Vote After 9/11 Against "Forever Wars," on Need for Afghan War Inquiry California Democratic Congressmember Barbara Lee, her voice trembling with emotion as she spoke from the House floor, would be the sole member of Congress to vote against the war in the immediate aftermath of 9/11. The final vote was 420 to 1.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, August 24, 2021
David Gilbert, Ex-Weather Underground Member, Granted Clemency by Cuomo. Will Parole Board Free Him? Outgoing New York Governor Andrew Cuomo used his final hours in office to grant clemency to six men, including former Weather Underground member David Gilbert, who was sentenced to 75 years to life in prison for his role in a 1981 robbery of an armored truck that left a security guard and two police officers dead.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Calls Grow for Biden to Close Guanta'namo Military Prison as U.S. Sanctions Cuba over Human Rights As the United States imposes new Cuba sanctions, citing human rights abuses, we look at the U.S. military prison in Guanta'namo Bay, Cuba, a notorious gulag that President Biden himself has called an "advertisement for creating terror."
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Republicans Won't Even Debate "For the People Act" as They Flood States with Voter Suppression Bills Lawmakers in Washington continue to negotiate over an infrastructure bill that Democrats say needs to include major new funding to address the climate crisis.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, June 10, 2021
U.S. Led 2020 Nuclear Weapons Spending; Now Biden Going "Full Steam Ahead" on Trump's Nuclear Plans Despite President Biden's criticisms of Trump's nuclear policies during his candidacy, heis continuing initiatives to expand the U.S. nuclear arsenal and is seeking $43 billion for nuclear weapons in his new budget.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, May 13, 2021
"Lynch Mobs": Palestinians Face Brutal Attacks Inside Israel as Assault on Gaza Escalates at least 83 Palestinians, including 17 children, are dead in Gaza, as Israel continues its assault on the besieged territory. Israel is now amassing ground troops near Gaza.
(2 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Saturday, April 24, 2021
Climate Change Is a Driving Force in Central American Migration Look at the link between migration and the climate emergency, which studies have estimated could displace over 200 million people by 2050, including many in Central American countries such as Guatemala, El Salvador and Honduras.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, April 23, 2021
"He's Going to Be So Missed": Funeral Held for Police Shooting Victim Daunte Wright in Minneapolis The time has come for police to understand they're not above the law, they're to enforce the law.
SHARE More Sharing        Tuesday, April 13, 2021
Killed over a Car Air Freshener: Outrage Grows over Police Shooting of Daunte Wright in Minnesota Protests continue in the Minneapolis area after a white police officer shot and killed a 20-year-old Black man, Daunte Wright, during a traffic stop Sunday in the suburb of Brooklyn Center.
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(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, March 25, 2021
Pandemic Profiteers: How U.S. Billionaires Like Amazon's Jeff Bezos Saw Wealth Grow by $1.3 Trillion A new report reveals that as a record number of people in the United States lost their jobs and struggled to put food the table during the past year of the pandemic, the combined wealth of the 657 billionaires in the country grew more thonan $1.3 trillion.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, March 1, 2021
Biden "Illegally" Bombs Iranian-Backed Militias in Syria, Jeopardizing Nuclear Talks with Tehran The Biden administration is facing intense criticism from U.S. progressives after carrying out airstrikes on eastern Syria said to be targeting Iranian-backed militia groups.
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(6 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, February 22, 2021
Fossil Fuel Shock Doctrine: Naomi Klein on Deadly Deregulation & Why Texas Needs the Green New Deal Millions of Texans are still suffering after severe winter weather devastated the state's energy and water systems. About 8 million Texans remain under orders to boil water, and 30,000 homes still have no power.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 17, 2021
Teacher Unions: We Want to Reopen Schools as Well, But We Need Vaccines & Resources to Do It Safely Years of underfunding and privatization have left many school districts ill-equipped to meet the needs of students, as well as educators. "It's not just the context of opening schools. It's reopening schools safely with the resources that are necessary to keep people safe.
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 10, 2021
Ibram X. Kendi & Keisha Blain on Impeachment, White Supremacist Violence & Holding Trump Accountable Donald Trump is the only president in U.S. history to be impeached twice. Now the question is if he will be convicted in his Senate trial. And if he is, will they prevent him from running again for federal office?
SHARE More Sharing        Wednesday, February 3, 2021
Is Far-Right QAnon Conspiracy Theorist Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene the New Face of the GOP? Greene is a far-right conspiracy theorist who has promoted QAnon, supported the execution of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and claimed the school shootings in Sandy Hook, Connecticut, and Parkland, Florida, were staged as was the September 11 attack on the Pentagon.
SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 29, 2021
Dr. Peter Hotez: "Globalized Anti-Science Movement" Threatens Pandemic Response & Public Health The Biden administration has vowed to increase the rate of vaccinations as COVID-19 continues to spread uncontrollably across the entire U.S., with 90,000 people predicted to die in the next four weeks.
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SHARE More Sharing        Friday, January 22, 2021
As Death Toll Tops 410,000, Biden Pushes "Wartime Effort" to Fight COVID. But Could More Be Done? On his first full day in office, President Joe Biden unveiled a 198-page national plan to tackle the coronavirus pandemic as the U.S. death toll tops 410,000.
(1 comments) SHARE More Sharing        Monday, January 11, 2021
Is Big Tech Too Powerful? Chris Hedges & Ramesh Srinivasan Debate Twitter & Facebook Banning Trump Twitter, Facebook and other social media companies have removed President Trump from their platforms, after years of debate about the disinformation he shared to millions of followers from his accounts.
SHARE More Sharing        Thursday, December 17, 2020
"No Reason to Let Up" on Masks as U.S. COVID-19 Deaths & Infections Skyrocket During Vaccine Rollout The United States has once again shattered global records for daily coronavirus cases and deaths, with nearly a quarter-million infections reported on Wednesday alone. More than 3,600 Americans died of COVID-19 Wednesday, by far the worst one-day death toll for any nation since the start of the pandemic.
SHARE More Sharing        Monday, December 14, 2020
Greta Thunberg: 5 Years After Paris Agreement, World Is "Speeding in the Wrong Direction" on Climate Five years ago, world leaders signed the Paris Agreement, and they promised to keep the global average temperature rise to well below 2 degrees Celsius and to pursue 1.5 degrees to safeguard future living conditions. Since then, the action needed is still nowhere in sight.

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