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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! 2022-08-03 Wednesday

Wed, 08/03/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-08-03 Wednesday

  • Headlines for August 03, 2022
  • U.S.-China Tensions Rise as Pelosi Vows "Ironclad" Support for Taiwan During Controversial Trip
  • Senate Votes to Help Vets Poisoned by Military "Burn Pits." Why No Help for Sick Iraqis & Afghans?
  • Landslide! Kansas Voters Protect Abortion Rights in State Constitution, Reject GOP-Led Ballot Measure

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Democracy Now! 2022-08-02 Tuesday

Tue, 08/02/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-08-02 Tuesday

  • Headlines for August 02, 2022
  • The Assassination of Ayman al-Zawahiri: CIA Drone Kills al-Qaeda Leader at Safe House in Kabul
  • No Means Yes to Abortion: Kansas Votes on Confusing GOP-Backed Constitutional Amdt. to Ban Abortion
  • "The Viral Underclass": Steven Thrasher on Monkeypox, Biden Failures & How Class Impacts Viral Spread

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Democracy Now! 2022-08-01 Monday

Mon, 08/01/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-08-01 Monday

  • Headlines for August 01, 2022
  • "Mother Country Radicals": Weather Underground's Bernardine Dohrn & Bill Ayers's Son Makes New Podcast

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Democracy Now! 2022-07-11 Monday

Mon, 07/11/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-07-11 Monday

  • Headlines for July 11, 2022
  • "Gabby Giffords Won't Back Down": AZ Rep. Survives Assassination Attempt, Fights Aphasia & Pushes for Gun Laws

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Democracy Now! 2022-07-08 Friday

Fri, 07/08/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-07-08 Friday

  • Headlines for July 08, 2022
  • Assassination: Former Japanese PM Shinzo Abe Shot Dead. Will Killing Push Japan Further to the Right?
  • As Brittney Griner Pleads Guilty in Russia, Biden Pressured to Help Free "State-Sponsored Hostage"
  • U.S. Accused of Whitewashing Israel's Killing of Shireen Abu Akleh Ahead of Biden's Middle East Trip

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Democracy Now! 2022-07-07 Thursday

Thu, 07/07/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-07-07 Thursday

  • Headlines for July 07, 2022
  • "The Inevitable Has Happened": Boris Johnson to Resign as PM After Mounting Scandals, Resignations
  • Sri Lanka Is "Grinding to a Halt" Amid Fuel Shortage, Inflation & Austerity, Prompting Mass Protests
  • Global South Is Facing a "Complete Energy Crisis" from Oil to Natural Gas Amid Ukraine War & Pandemic
  • "Left Internationalism in the Heart of Empire": Aziz Rana & Darryl Li on Building a New Foreign Policy

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Scholars Urge Left Internationalists to Find Foreign Policy Common Ground

Thu, 07/07/2022 - 12:00
We continue our conversation looking at “Left Internationalism in the Heart of Empire,” which is the title of a recent essay in Dissent magazine by Aziz Rana, law professor at Cornell University and the author of the book “The Two Faces of American Freedom.” We are also joined by Darryl Li, professor at the University of Chicago and author of “The Universal Enemy: Jihad, Empire, and the Challenge of Solidarity.” Li is one of a number of scholars who wrote a response to Rana’s essay in the special issue of Dissent magazine on foreign policy.

Democracy Now! 2022-07-06 Wednesday

Wed, 07/06/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-07-06 Wednesday

  • Headlines for July 06, 2022
  • Highland Park Suspect Was in Online Communities Where People Are "Programming Themselves to Kill"
  • "Children of the KKK": White Supremacist Patriot Front Marches Through Boston, Attacks Black Artist
  • Judicial Coup? SCOTUS Gerrymandering Case May Let GOP State Legislatures Control Federal Elections

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Democracy Now! 2022-07-05 Tuesday

Tue, 07/05/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-07-05 Tuesday

  • Headlines for July 05, 2022
  • "Nation Under Siege": Nina Turner on Highland Park Shooting & Stopping U.S. Gun Violence
  • Profiled & Gunned Down: Protests in Akron After Police Shot Unarmed Jayland Walker 60+ Times
  • As Uvalde Reels from School Massacre, a Look Back at Historic 1970 Chicano Walkout at Robb Elementary

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Democracy Now! 2022-07-04 Monday

Mon, 07/04/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-07-04 Monday

  • "What to the Slave Is the 4th of July?": James Earl Jones Reads Frederick Douglass's Historic Speech
  • "The Hill We Climb, If Only We Dare It": Watch Amanda Gorman, Youngest Inaugural Poet in U.S. History
  • "A Devastating Ruling": Law Prof. Michele Goodwin & SCOTUS Attorney Kitty Kolbert on Overturning Roe
  • "I Was Raped by My Father. Abortion Saved My Life": Prof. Michele Goodwin on SCOTUS & the New Jane Crow

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Democracy Now! 2022-07-01 Friday

Fri, 07/01/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-07-01 Friday

  • Headlines for July 01, 2022
  • In Radical Ruling, Supreme Court Limits EPA's Power to Cut Carbon Emissions & Combat Climate Crisis
  • San Antonio Organizer: U.S. Immigration Policy Is to Blame for Deaths of 53 in Smuggling Tragedy
  • Meet the Dutch Doctor Helping Expand Abortion Access by Mailing Safe & Legal Pills Worldwide

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Democracy Now! 2022-06-30 Thursday

Thu, 06/30/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-06-30 Thursday

  • Headlines for June 30, 2022
  • Anatol Lieven on NATO Expansion & What a Ukraine Peace Settlement Could Look Like
  • ACLU's David Cole: Supreme Court Conservatives Imposing "Truly Radical Ideology" on U.S. Population
  • Flint Residents Outraged as Charges Dropped in Deadly Water Scandal That Poisoned Majority-Black City

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Democracy Now! 2022-06-29 Wednesday

Wed, 06/29/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-06-29 Wednesday

  • Headlines for June 29, 2022
  • Jan. 6 Witness Says Trump Was Warned of Potential Violence, Didn't Care: "They're Not Here to Hurt Me"
  • Jan. 6 Bombshell: Trump Physically Attacked Secret Service Agent, Demanded to Join Mob at Capitol
  • "Hang Mike Pence!" As Armed Mob Threatens VP on Jan. 6, Witness Says Trump "Thinks Mike Deserves It"
  • After Jan. 6, Meadows & Giuliani Sought Pardons; Cheney Says Trump Allies Tampering with Witnesses

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Democracy Now! 2022-06-28 Tuesday

Tue, 06/28/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-06-28 Tuesday

  • Headlines for June 28, 2022
  • Tragedy in Texas: 46 Found Dead in Suspected Smuggling Attempt Amid Biden's Harsh Border Enforcement
  • Texas Abortion Funds Push to Keep Supporting Patients as State AG Vows to Prosecute Advocates
  • Investigation: Facebook Is Helping Anti-Abortion Clinics Collect Highly Sensitive Info on People
  • Encrypt, Obscure, Compartmentalize: Protecting Your Digital Privacy in a Post-Roe World

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Democracy Now! 2022-06-27 Monday

Mon, 06/27/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-06-27 Monday

  • Headlines for June 27, 2022
  • Overturning Roe: Slavery, Abortion, Maternal Mortality and the Disparate Effect on Women of Color
  • "A Devastating Ruling": Law Prof. Michele Goodwin & SCOTUS Attorney Kitty Kolbert on Overturning Roe
  • Missouri Enacts Abortion Ban Trigger Law. Planned Parenthood Opens Clinic 15 Mins. Away in Illinois.
  • Caught on Tape: "He Punched Me in the Face," says RI Dem Hit by GOP Rival, a Cop, at Abortion Rally

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Democracy Now! 2022-06-24 Friday

Fri, 06/24/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-06-24 Friday

  • Headlines for June 24, 2022
  • Radical Supreme Court Guts State Gun Laws & Right to Remain Silent Under Arrest
  • "Pure Insanity": Trump Pushed DOJ to Chase Absurd Conspiracy Theories to Overturn 2020 Election
  • Top DOJ Staff Threatened Mass Resignation as Trump Weighed Naming Jeff Clark AG to Overturn Election
  • Guess Which Republican Congressmembers Sought Pardons After Trying to Help Trump Subvert Vote

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Democracy Now! 2022-06-23 Thursday

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-06-23 Thursday

  • Headlines for June 23, 2022
  • Earthquake in Afghanistan Kills 1,000+. As Death Toll Rises, U.S. Sanctions Limit International Aid
  • "The Famine Is Coming": War in Ukraine & Climate Crisis Contribute to Food Insecurity in Somalia
  • Food Shortage or Economic Crisis? Experts Say Poverty & Capitalism Are Real Drivers of Global Hunger
  • Global Access to COVID-19 Vaccines & Tests Limited by WTO Deal Pushed by Rich Countries & Big Pharma

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Democracy Now! 2022-06-22 Wednesday

Wed, 06/22/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-06-22 Wednesday

  • Headlines for June 22, 2022
  • Top Arizona Republican Testifies He Rejected Trump Plot to Overturn Vote, Then Faced Violent Threats
  • "Whatever You Can Do": Jan. 6 Hearing Lays Out "Fake Electors" Scheme to Rig 2020 Election for Trump
  • Georgia Poll Workers Falsely Targeted by Trump as "Scammers" Faced Racist Harassment, Lived in Fear

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Democracy Now! 2022-06-21 Tuesday

Tue, 06/21/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-06-21 Tuesday

  • Headlines for June 21, 2022
  • Colombia Elects 1st Leftist President Gustavo Petro & 1st Black VP Francia Márquez. Can They Deliver?
  • Colombia's Incoming VP Francia Márquez in Her Own Words: "A New Form of Government Is Possible”
  • Gustavo Petro Promised a "New Progressivism." Now He's Set to Be Colombia's First Leftist President

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Democracy Now! 2022-06-13 Monday

Mon, 06/13/2022 - 12:00

Democracy Now! 2022-06-13 Monday

  • Headlines for June 13, 2022
  • Harvest of Empire: Juan González on His Landmark Book, Immigration & Consequences of U.S. Imperialism

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