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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! 2021-01-18 Monday

Mon, 01/18/2021 - 13:00
Democracy Now! Monday, January 18, 2021

Democracy Now! 2021-01-15 Friday

Fri, 01/15/2021 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2021-01-15 Friday

  • Headlines for January 15, 2021
  • From Charlottesville to the Capitol: Trump Fueled Right-Wing Violence. It May Soon Get Even Worse
  • Would You Patent the Sun? Polio Vaccine Inventor Jonas Salk's Son Urges More Access to COVID Vaccine

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Democracy Now! 2021-01-14 Thursday

Thu, 01/14/2021 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2021-01-14 Thursday

  • Headlines for January 14, 2021
  • Constitutional Lawyer: Trump Is a Clear & Present Danger, a Senate Impeachment Trial Is Needed Now
  • Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor: Impeachment Is Late Attempt to Curb Violence & Racism at Heart of Trump Era
  • Dr. Ali Khan: U.S. Needs to Quickly Ramp Up Vaccinations as COVID Kills Over 4,000 in Single Day

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Democracy Now! 2021-01-13 Wednesday

Wed, 01/13/2021 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2021-01-13 Wednesday

  • Headlines for January 13, 2021
  • "American Abyss": Fascism Historian Tim Snyder on Trump's Coup Attempt, Impeachment & What's Next
  • As COVID Surges in L.A., Hard-Hit Indigenous Communities Fight to Preserve Life, Culture & Language

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Democracy Now! 2021-01-12 Tuesday

Tue, 01/12/2021 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2021-01-12 Tuesday

  • Headlines for January 12, 2021
  • America Has Entered the Weimar Era: Walden Bello on How Neoliberalism Fueled Trump & Violent Right
  • Will Lisa Montgomery Die Tonight? Sister Helen Prejean Calls for Trump to Halt Execution Spree

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Democracy Now! 2021-01-11 Monday

Mon, 01/11/2021 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2021-01-11 Monday

  • Headlines for January 11, 2021
  • Fascism Scholar: Strongman Trump Radicalized His Supporters; Turning This Back Will Be Very Hard
  • Is Big Tech Too Powerful? Chris Hedges & Ramesh Srinivasan Debate Twitter & Facebook Banning Trump

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Democracy Now! 2021-01-08 Friday

Fri, 01/08/2021 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2021-01-08 Friday

  • Headlines for January 08, 2021
  • Rep. Ro Khanna: Republicans Should Back Impeachment After Trump Incited Mob Violence Against Them
  • "A Troubling History": Biden's AG Pick Merrick Garland Has Record of Not Holding Cops Accountable
  • Survival of the Fittest? Florida Seniors Forced to Camp Overnight in Cars, Hoping for Vaccine
  • COVID Scientist Rebekah Jones Condemns Armed Police Raid on Her Home & Florida's Pandemic Response

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Democracy Now! 2021-01-07 Thursday

Thu, 01/07/2021 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2021-01-07 Thursday

  • Headlines for January 07, 2021
  • White Supremacy in Action: Police Stand Down as Trump Mob Storms Capitol to Disrupt Election Vote
  • Historian: White Terrorist Groups Attacked Democracy During Reconstruction, They Are Doing It Again
  • "Americans Are Now Getting a Mild Taste of Their Own Medicine" of Disrupting Democracy Elsewhere

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Democracy Now! 2021-01-06 Wednesday

Wed, 01/06/2021 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2021-01-06 Wednesday

  • Headlines for January 06, 2021
  • Georgia Turning Blue? In Victory for Grassroots Organizers, Warnock Wins Senate Runoff; Ossoff Leads
  • "Unprecedented Moment": Far-Right Forces Swarm D.C. to Back Overturning Election, Egged On by Trump
  • "Miscarriage of Justice": No Charges Against White Kenosha Officer Who Shot & Paralyzed Jacob Blake

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Democracy Now! 2021-01-05 Tuesday

Tue, 01/05/2021 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2021-01-05 Tuesday

  • Headlines for January 05, 2021
  • “Unethical and Anti-Democratic”: GOP Lawmakers & Trump Continue Push to Overturn Election Results
  • Ahead of Pro-Trump Protest, Proud Boys Leader Arrested for Burning BLM Banner at Black Church
  • "This Is Voter Suppression": 198,000 Georgia Residents Were Illegally Purged from Voter Rolls
  • "Medical Apartheid": Israeli Vaccine Drive Excludes Millions of Palestinians in Occupied Territories

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Democracy Now! 2021-01-04 Monday

Mon, 01/04/2021 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2021-01-04 Monday

  • Headlines for January 04, 2021
  • "Victory for Julian": U.K. Blocks WikiLeaks Founder Assange Extradition to U.S. on Espionage Charges
  • "Find 11,780 Votes": Trump Pushes Georgia to Overturn Election in Move to Disenfranchise Millions

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Democracy Now! 2021-01-01 Friday

Fri, 01/01/2021 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2021-01-01 Friday

  • People's Vaccine: Calls Grow for Equal Access to Coronavirus Vaccine as Rich Countries Hoard Supply
  • Dr. Paul Farmer: Centuries of Inequality in the U.S. Laid Groundwork for Pandemic Devastation
  • Colonization Fueled Ebola: Dr. Paul Farmer on "Fevers, Feuds & Diamonds" & Lessons from West Africa

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Democracy Now! 2020-12-31 Thursday

Thu, 12/31/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-12-31 Thursday

  • The Freedom Struggle in 2020: Angela Davis on Protests, Defunding Police & Toppling Racist Statues
  • "America's Moment of Reckoning": Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor & Cornel West on Uprising Against Racism
  • Bree Newsome & Prof. Eddie Glaude: The Black Lives Matter Movement Helped the Democrats Defeat Trump

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Democracy Now! 2020-12-30 Wednesday

Wed, 12/30/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-12-30 Wednesday

  • Headlines for December 30, 2020
  • "This Is How Black People Get Killed": Dr. Susan Moore Dies of COVID After Decrying Racist Care
  • "Say Her Name: Dr. Susan Moore." Black Female Doctors Condemn Racial Disparities in Healthcare
  • "The Truth in Black and White": The Kansas City Star Apologizes for History of Racist Coverage

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Democracy Now! 2020-12-29 Tuesday

Tue, 12/29/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-12-29 Tuesday

  • Headlines for December 29, 2020
  • "Blackwater's Youngest Victim": 9-Year-Old Ali Kinani Was Among Victims of Trump's Pardoned Killers
  • Lawyer Paul Dickinson: The U.S. Promised Iraqis Justice. Trump's Blackwater Pardons Took It Away.
  • Joseph Stiglitz on the Pandemic Economy & Why He Backs Sanders' Filibuster for $2000 Stimulus Checks

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Democracy Now! 2020-12-28 Monday

Mon, 12/28/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-12-28 Monday

  • Headlines for December 28, 2020
  • Rep. Ro Khanna: $2,000 Stimulus Checks Are Needed, Not More Austerity, Amid Economic & Health Crisis
  • "The Priorities Are Wrong": Rep. Ro Khanna Says He Won't Vote to Override Trump Veto on Defense Bill
  • "I Just Felt Like I Had No Control Over My Body": Survivors of Alleged ICE Medical Abuse Speak Out

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Democracy Now! 2020-12-25 Friday

Fri, 12/25/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-12-25 Friday

  • "The United States of America Has Gone Mad": John le Carré on Iraq War, Israel & U.S. Militarism
  • John le Carré (1931-2020) on the Iraq War, Corporate Power, the Exploitation of Africa & More

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Democracy Now! 2020-12-24 Thursday

Thu, 12/24/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-12-24 Thursday

  • Western Sahara: A Rare Look Inside Africa's Last Colony as U.S. Recognizes Moroccan Occupation

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Democracy Now! 2020-12-23 Wednesday

Wed, 12/23/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-12-23 Wednesday

  • Headlines for December 23, 2020
  • "Worse Than Being in Iraq": Veteran & ER Doctor Says Pandemic Is Pushing Hospitals to Breaking Point
  • Diane Ravitch: Biden's Pick for Education Secretary Must Overturn DeVos's Attack on Public Schools
  • California Is 40% Latinx. In Alex Padilla, It Will Finally Have Its First Latinx Senator

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Democracy Now! 2020-12-22 Tuesday

Tue, 12/22/2020 - 13:00

Democracy Now! 2020-12-22 Tuesday

  • Headlines for December 22, 2020
  • We Must Reject Austerity Politics: Economist Darrick Hamilton on Why $900B Stimulus Is Not Enough
  • Black Critical Care Dr. Taison Bell of UVA on Fighting COVID, Racism & Securing Fair Vaccine Access
  • Trump Plots to Overturn Election: An Attack on Democracy or a Scheme to Make Millions for Himself?

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