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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! 2017-06-28 Wednesday

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Democracy Now! Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Democracy Now! 2017-06-27 Tuesday

Tue, 06/27/2017 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2017-06-27 Tuesday

  • Headlines for June 27, 2017
  • Senate GOP Healthcare Bill Estimated to Kill 28,600 More in U.S. Each Year & Drop 22M from Insurance
  • Supreme Court Allows Part of Trump Travel Ban to Take Effect Before Ruling on Constitutionality
  • In Major Church-State Decision, Supreme Court Sides with Religious Institution
  • Court: Bush Administration Officials Can't Be Held Liable for Post-9/11 Mass Roundup of Muslims
  • Dahlia Lithwick: Justice Neil Gorsuch Proving to Be "Far to the Right" of Antonin Scalia

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Democracy Now! 2017-06-26 Monday

Mon, 06/26/2017 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2017-06-26 Monday

  • Headlines for June 26, 2017
  • Indian PM Modi Was Once Banned from Entering U.S., Today He Meets Trump at White House
  • Arundhati Roy on the Rising Hindu Right in India, the Gujarat Massacre & Her Love of Eduardo Galeano
  • Jackson, Miss. Mayor-elect Chokwe Lumumba: I Plan to Build the "Most Radical City on the Planet"

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Democracy Now! 2017-06-23 Friday

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2017-06-23 Friday

  • Headlines for June 23, 2017
  • Republican Healthcare Bill Gives Tax Cuts to the Rich by Gutting Safety Net for Poor & Middle Class
  • By Defunding Planned Parenthood, Republicans Would Reduce Services That Make Abortion Unnecessary
  • Support Grows for Single-Payer Medicare-for-All Plan Instead of Massive Cuts to Healthcare
  • Is South Sudan Government Engaged in Ethnic Cleansing, Triggering Africa's Biggest Refugee Crisis?

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Democracy Now! 2017-06-22 Thursday

Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2017-06-22 Thursday

  • Headlines for June 22, 2017
  • As Yemen War Rages On, Saudi King Elevates the War's Architect—His Own Son—to Be Crown Prince
  • From War to Cholera, Yemen Is Facing World's Largest Humanitarian Crisis
  • U.S. Tied to Torture in Network of Secret Yemen Prisons Run by UAE
  • Austerity & Neglect Blamed as 79 Die in U.K. Apartment Fire Housing Immigrants & Low-Income Workers

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Web Exclusive: Can Brooklyn's Little Pakistan Survive Trump? Pt. 2

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:47

Part two of our conversation with New Yorker reporter Jennifer Gonnerman and Mohammad Razvi, founding executive director of Council of Peoples Organization.

Watch Part 1 || Can Brooklyn's Little Pakistan Survive Trump? Inside One Family's Fight to Stop Their Deportation

Democracy Now! 2017-06-21 Wednesday

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2017-06-21 Wednesday

  • Headlines for June 21, 2017
  • As Jon Ossoff Loses Georgia Special Election, Where Do Democrats Go from Here in Challenging GOP?
  • Katrina vanden Heuvel Cautions Against Overreading into Ossoff's Loss in Georgia Special Election
  • Media Malpractice? As GOP Moves to Strip Healthcare from Millions, Press Remains Focused on Russia
  • Can Brooklyn's Little Pakistan Survive Trump? Inside One Family's Fight to Stop Their Deportation

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Full Extended Interview: Arundhati Roy on Democracy Now!

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 20:27
Extended interview with Indian writer Arundhati Roy talking about her new novel "The Ministry of Utmost Happiness," Kashmir, Donald Trump’s upcoming meeting with Indian President Narendra Modi, and two of Roy’s biggest inspirations—Eduardo Galeano and John Berger.

Democracy Now! 2017-06-20 Tuesday

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2017-06-20 Tuesday

  • Headlines for June 20, 2017
  • Arundhati Roy on Returning to Fiction, Redefining Happiness & Writing about Worlds Ripped Apart
  • Arundhati Roy Reads from Her Acclaimed New Novel, "The Ministry of Utmost Happiness"
  • Acclaimed Novelist Arundhati Roy on Telling the Truth of the Atrocities in Kashmir Through Fiction
  • Arundhati Roy on Upcoming Meeting Between Indian PM Modi & Trump at White House

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Democracy Now! 2017-06-19 Monday

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2017-06-19 Monday

  • Headlines for June 19, 2017
  • "Philando Can Be Any of Us": Black Lives Matter Protests Acquittal of Officer in Minnesota Killing
  • Civil Rights Lawyer: Philando Castile's Skin Color Ended Up Being a Death Sentence
  • Advocates Resign En Masse from Trump's HIV/AIDS Council: Trump "Simply Does Not Care" About HIV
  • Crackdown in Egypt: Seven Men Tortured in State Custody Face Execution; 90 News Websites Blocked
  • Egyptian Writer Omar Robert Hamilton: Saudi's Bankrolling of Egypt Is Tied to Internal Crackdown

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Democracy Now! 2017-06-16 Friday

Fri, 06/16/2017 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2017-06-16 Friday

  • Headlines for June 16, 2017
  • Standing Rock Sioux Chair on Militarized Repression & Ongoing Lawsuit to Stop Dakota Access Pipeline
  • Standing Rock Sioux Launch Wind & Solar Renewable Energy Projects After Winning Henry Wallace Award
  • Rep. Ellison Responds to Scalise Shooting: Wild West Atmosphere of Firearm Regulation is Ridiculous
  • Keith Ellison: GOP Is Pushing "Tax Cut Wrapped in Veneer of a Healthcare Bill" Under Extreme Secrecy
  • Did Trump Violate Emoluments Clause from Day One by Receiving Payments to Trump Hotels, Trademarks?
  • Democrats Launch "Resistance Summer" Focused on Healthcare, Education & Social Security

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Democracy Now! 2017-06-15 Thursday

Thu, 06/15/2017 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2017-06-15 Thursday

  • Headlines for June 15, 2017
  • Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA) in Critical Condition After Being Shot at Congressional Baseball Practice
  • Greg Palast: How Racist Voter Suppression Could Cost Jon Ossoff the Georgia Election
  • Rep. John Conyers: Why I Am Suing President Trump
  • Rep. Barbara Lee on Shootings: We Must Reduce the Hate in This Country
  • Rep. Barbara Lee: Trump Should Keep Open Relations with Cuba, Not Reinstitute Failed U.S. Policy
  • Rep. Barbara Lee: In Expanding Global Wars, Trump Is Creating More Havoc and Chaos & Has No Strategy

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Web Exclusive: Naomi Klein on How to Resist Trump's Shock Politics

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 14:51

Part 2 of our interview with Naomi Klein about her book, "No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need."

Watch Part 1: Full Interview: Naomi Klein on 'No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics'

Democracy Now! 2017-06-14 Wednesday

Wed, 06/14/2017 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2017-06-14 Wednesday

  • Headlines for June 14, 2017
  • Jeff Sessions Said "I Don't Remember" or "I Don't Recall" 26 Times During Senate Intel Testimony
  • Oliver Stone Interviews Putin on U.S.-Russia Relations, 2016 Election, Snowden, NATO & Nuclear Arms

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Full Interview: Naomi Klein on "No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics"

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 15:30

Full interview with Naomi Klein about her book, "No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need."

Democracy Now! 2017-06-13 Tuesday

Tue, 06/13/2017 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2017-06-13 Tuesday

  • Headlines for June 13, 2017
  • "No Is Not Enough": Best-Selling Author Naomi Klein on Challenging Trump's Shock Doctrine Politics
  • Naomi Klein: Trump is the First Fully Commercialized Global Brand to Serve as U.S. President
  • Naomi Klein on Jeremy Corbyn, Bernie Sanders & Youth-Led Grassroots Progressive Insurgencies
  • Naomi Klein: Climate Movement Is Growing Even More Ambitious as U.S. Goes Rogue & Exits Paris Accord
  • "A Transformative Vision": Naomi Klein on Platforms for Racial, Health & Climate Justice Under Trump

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Democracy Now! 2017-06-12 Monday

Mon, 06/12/2017 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2017-06-12 Monday

  • Headlines for June 12, 2017
  • Cholera Death Toll Tops 859 in War-Torn Yemen as U.S.-Backed Saudi Assault Continues
  • Puerto Rico Backs Statehood in Referendum Boycotted by Opposition Groups
  • Freed Political Prisoner Oscar López Rivera Joins Tens of Thousands at NYC Puerto Rican Day Parade
  • The Beleaguered Tenants of "Kushnerville": Jared Kushner Accused of Slumlord Practices in Baltimore
  • Trump Associate & "Slumlord" Tom Barrack Resigns One Day After Probe of Housing Crisis

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Democracy Now! 2017-06-09 Friday

Fri, 06/09/2017 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2017-06-09 Friday

  • Headlines for June 09, 2017
  • Labour's Jeremy Corbyn Rides Leftist Tide in U.K. Election in Rebuke of Austerity & Conservatives
  • Is the President a "Serial Fabricator"? Fired FBI Director Comey Testifies About Trump's "Lies"
  • Will Obstruction of Justice in Comey Firing See Trump Ousted or Is Impeachment a "Liberal Fantasy"?

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Democracy Now! 2017-06-08 Thursday

Thu, 06/08/2017 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2017-06-08 Thursday

  • Headlines for June 08, 2017
  • Oscar López Rivera Speaks Out on Newfound Freedom, Becoming Politicized & Decolonizing Puerto Rico
  • Oscar López Rivera on Declining Honorific at National Puerto Rican Day Parade After Controversy
  • Marcy Wheeler: James Comey Planned His Dramatic Testimony Release to Undercut GOP Smear Campaign

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Flyers Rights Pres.: Trump Plan to Privatize Air Traffic Control Could Increase Fees for Passengers

Wed, 06/07/2017 - 14:37

On Monday, President Donald Trump kicked off "infrastructure week" at the White House by announcing plans to privatize air traffic control. This comes as the Congressional Budget Office analysis says privatizing air traffic control would increase the cost of air travel. "It is very unlikely that it is going to improve air service for the average consumer," says Paul Hudson, president of Flyers Rights, the largest nonprofit airline passenger rights organization in the United States.

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