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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! 2020-02-18 Tuesday

Tue, 02/18/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-02-18 Tuesday

  • Headlines for February 18, 2020
  • Ambra Gutierrez Recorded Harvey Weinstein Admitting Sexual Assault in 2015. Why Wasn't He Charged?
  • Journalist: Harvey Weinstein's Defense Team Is Waging a War Against the #MeToo Movement
  • "Worth the Price?" New Film Shows How Biden Played Leading Role in Push for U.S. to Invade Iraq

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Democracy Now! 2020-02-17 Monday

Mon, 02/17/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-02-17 Monday

  • Headlines for February 17, 2020
  • How Billionaire Michael Bloomberg's Deep Pockets Have Let Him Win Friends and Buy Influence
  • How Bloomberg-Funded Center for American Progress Censored a Report on NYPD Surveillance of Muslims
  • "They Have Not Relented": U.S. Maintains Support for Yemen War as Saudi Airstrike Kills 31 Civilians

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Democracy Now! 2020-02-14 Friday

Fri, 02/14/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-02-14 Friday

  • Headlines for February 14, 2020
  • The Corporate Media Is Directly Profiting from Mike Bloomberg's Rise as He Spends Fortune on TV Ads
  • Detroit Overtaxed Residents by $600M, Causing Foreclosure Crisis. Residents Are Now Fighting Back.
  • Rep. Rashida Tlaib: Trump's "Racist" Plan Would Legalize the Theft of Palestinian Land
  • One Billion Rising: Eve Ensler & Taína Asili Mark V-Day and Campaign to End Sexual Violence

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Democracy Now! 2020-02-13 Thursday

Thu, 02/13/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-02-13 Thursday

  • Headlines for February 13, 2020
  • Time's Up for Harvey Weinstein? Closing Arguments Begin in Rape Trial in NYC
  • "Traumatizing from the Get-Go": Weinstein Trial Exposes Flawed Approach to Sexual Assault Cases
  • The Wet'suwet'en Fight Against New Pipeline Spreads Across Canada with Blockades & Occupations
  • Did Amy Klobuchar Send an Innocent Teenager to Life in Prison? Questions Mount over Her Record as DA

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Democracy Now! 2020-02-12 Wednesday

Wed, 02/12/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-02-12 Wednesday

  • Headlines for February 12, 2020
  • Bernie Sanders Wins New Hampshire Primary with Key Support from Youth Voters
  • Feminist Scholar Barbara Smith on Identity Politics & Why She Supports Bernie Sanders for President
  • Meet the Journalist Who Exposed Bloomberg's Racist Defense of Targeting Black & Brown Youth
  • South Bend Politician: I Worked with Pete Buttigieg. He Did Not Respect Black Residents' Struggles

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Democracy Now! 2020-02-11 Tuesday

Tue, 02/11/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-02-11 Tuesday

  • Headlines for February 11, 2020
  • A Victory for Vulture Funds: Puerto Rico's Unelected Financial Control Board Strikes Debt Deal
  • Trump's New Budget Funds Endless War & Nuclear Weapons While Slashing Aid to Poor & Hungry Americans
  • Who Can Beat Trump? After Iowa Caucus Debacle, Stakes Increase for New Hampshire Primary
  • Despite Corporate Media's "War on Bernie," Sanders Rides Wave of Support into New Hampshire Primary
  • Molly Crabapple: Bloomberg Is a Billionaire Republican Who Terrorized Black & Brown Youth

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Democracy Now! 2020-02-10 Monday

Mon, 02/10/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-02-10 Monday

  • Headlines for February 10, 2020
  • "Our Very Existence Is the Resistance": An Hour w/ AOC, Ayanna Pressley, Rashida Tlaib & Ilhan Omar

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Democracy Now! 2020-02-07 Friday

Fri, 02/07/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-02-07 Friday

  • Headlines for February 07, 2020
  • Risk of Nuclear War Rises as U.S. Deploys a New Nuclear Weapon for the First Time Since the Cold War
  • Laurie Garrett: World Can't Let Racist Attitudes Impact Handling of Coronavirus Outbreak
  • Human Rights Watch: 200 Salvadoran Asylum Seekers Killed, Raped or Tortured After U.S. Deportation

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Democracy Now! 2020-02-06 Thursday

Thu, 02/06/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-02-06 Thursday

  • Headlines for February 06, 2020
  • Historian: With Impeachment Acquittal, the GOP Has Given Trump a Blank Check to Do Anything He Wants
  • Chaos Continues in Iowa as Democrats Mistakenly Award Delegates for Bernie Sanders to Deval Patrick
  • Erasing History: The National Archives Is Destroying Records About Victims of Trump's ICE Policies

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Democracy Now! 2020-02-05 Wednesday

Wed, 02/05/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-02-05 Wednesday

  • Headlines for February 05, 2020
  • Sanders & Buttigieg Lead in Early Iowa Results After Faulty App Leads to Catastrophe at Caucus
  • In State of the Union, Trump Celebrates Hate & Xenophobia While Touting "Great American Comeback"
  • Roberto Lovato: Dems & GOP Share Same Playbook on Immigration, Foreign Policy & Corporate Domination
  • Publisher Agrees to Boost Latinx Representation After Backlash to Whitewashed Novel "American Dirt"

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Democracy Now! 2020-02-04 Tuesday

Tue, 02/04/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-02-04 Tuesday

  • Headlines for February 04, 2020
  • Chaos in Iowa: Caucus Results Delayed, But Bernie Sanders' Internal Data Shows He May Have Won
  • Can Bernie Sanders Defeat Trump? Jacobin's Bhaskar Sunkara & The Atlantic's David Frum Debate

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Laurie Garrett on Coronavirus: Racist Attitudes Could Aid & Abet the Spread of the Pandemic

Tue, 02/04/2020 - 13:00
Pulitzer Prize-winning science writer Laurie Garrett talks about the spread of coronavirus and why it is more dangerous than anything the world has seen since the arrival of HIV.

Democracy Now! 2020-02-03 Monday

Mon, 02/03/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-02-03 Monday

  • Headlines for February 03, 2020
  • As Bernie Sanders Surges Ahead of Iowa Caucus, DNC Under Fire for Changing Rules to Help Bloomberg
  • "A Grand Tragedy": Democrats Slam Republican Stonewalling in Senate Impeachment Trial
  • ACLU: Trump Is Expanding His Racist Travel Ban, This Time Targeting Africans
  • Laurie Garrett on How Trump Has Sabotaged America's Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Democracy Now! 2020-01-31 Friday

Fri, 01/31/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-01-31 Friday

  • Headlines for January 31, 2020
  • Inappropriate, Not Impeachable: Key GOP Senator's "Astonishing" Statement Clears Way for Acquittal
  • "Disclosure": Groundbreaking Documentary Examines a Century of Trans Representation in Film & TV

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Democracy Now! 2020-01-30 Thursday

Thu, 01/30/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-01-30 Thursday

  • Headlines for January 30, 2020
  • Ex-Solicitor General: Alan Dershowitz Is Wrong. Trump Is Not Above the Law & Should Be Impeached
  • "Coded Bias": New Film Looks at Fight Against Racial Bias in Facial Recognition & AI Technology

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Democracy Now! 2020-01-29 Wednesday

Wed, 01/29/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-01-29 Wednesday

  • Headlines for January 29, 2020
  • "Yet Another Declaration of War on Palestinians": Rashid Khalidi on Trump's Middle East "Peace" Plan
  • Mehdi Hasan: Trump's Middle East Plan Is a Policy of Apartheid & Settler Colonialism
  • Mehdi Hasan: The Impeachment Trial Has Been a Farce Since Day One Filled with GOP Lies
  • South Dakota May Criminalize Lifesaving Healthcare for Trans Youth in Latest Attack on LGBTQ Rights

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Democracy Now! 2020-01-28 Tuesday

Tue, 01/28/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-01-28 Tuesday

  • Headlines for January 28, 2020
  • Trump's Expansive Claims of Executive Privilege Pose "Very Serious Constitutional Crisis"
  • Murder of Mexican Artist Isabel Cabanillas Highlights Endemic Issue of Femicide in Ciudad Juárez
  • Chinese Artist & Filmmaker Ai Weiwei on State Violence from Mexico to Hong Kong to Xinjiang

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Democracy Now! 2020-01-27 Monday

Mon, 01/27/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-01-27 Monday

  • Headlines for January 27, 2020
  • Explosive Bolton Book Allegations Spark New Calls for Witnesses to Testify at Impeachment Trial
  • Kobe Bryant Dead at 41: Remembering Basketball Star's Legacy On and Off the Court
  • Under Pressure in Impeachment Trial, Trump Steps Up Attacks on Reproductive Rights
  • "Ours to Tell": New Film Highlights Personal Stories About the Importance of Abortion Access

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Democracy Now! 2020-01-24 Friday

Fri, 01/24/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-01-24 Friday

  • Headlines for January 24, 2020
  • Law Professor: Trump Could Also Have Been Impeached for War Crimes, Assassinations & Corruption
  • International Court of Justice Orders Burmese Authorities to Protect Rohingya Muslims from Genocide
  • Oakland Moms Who Occupied Vacant Property to Highlight Housing Crisis Celebrate Unexpected Victory

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Democracy Now! 2020-01-23 Thursday

Thu, 01/23/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-01-23 Thursday

  • Headlines for January 23, 2020
  • Trump Brags About Withholding Evidence as Democratic Impeachment Managers Lay Out Case in the Senate
  • "The New Colossus": In New Play, Tim Robbins Tackles Immigration & Xenophobia
  • Tim Robbins: Bernie Sanders Is the Best Shot We Have to Defeat Donald Trump
  • "Dark Waters": Meet the Lawyer Whose 20-Year Fight Against DuPont Inspired the New Film

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