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Friday, September 20, 2013

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"I Am Troy Davis": Supporters, Family of Georgian Man Executed in 2011 Push to End Death Penalty
Benjealous, Benjamin Jealous on Why He Is Leaving the NAACP, Future

Read more: Friday, September 20, 2013

Monday, August 19, 2013

Sharif Abdel Kouddous: In Modern Egypt’s Bloodiest Period, "New Horrors Are Brought Every Day", Ahdaf Soueif: Amidst Egypt’s Bloodshed, "We Are Trying Keep the Discourse of the Revolution Alive", Editor of The Progressive Arrested Covering Solidarity Singers’ Protest of Wisconsin Gov. Walker

Read more: Monday, August 19, 2013

Thursday, August 15, 2013

Massacre in Cairo: Egypt on Brink After Worst Violence Since 2011 Revolution, Facing 90 Years, Bradley Manning Expresses Regret for "Unintended Consequences" of Leaking Docs

Read more: Thursday, August 15, 2013

Friday, August 16, 2013

Juan González Remembers Pioneering NYC Political Strategist Bill Lynch, NSA Violated Surveillance Rules Thousands of Times, Intercepted All 202 Area Code Calls By Accident, Day of Rage in Cairo: Anti-Coup Groups Hold Massive Protest Marches to Condemn Deadly Crackdown, Ex-State Department Spokesperson P.J. Crowley: The U.S. Should Describe Morsi Ouster as a Coup, Did an 8-Year-Old Spy for America? U.S. Drone Killed Yemeni Man After Boy Planted Tracking Chip

Read more: Friday, August 16, 2013

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Dozens Dead as Egyptian Forces Commit 3rd Mass Killing of Pro-Morsi Demonstrators, Questlove on Police Racial Profiling, Stop & Frisk, the Message He Took from Trayvon Martin Verdict, Questlove on His Musical Upbringing, Hip-Hop’s 40th, Soul Train and New Memoir, "Mo’ Meta Blues"

Read more: Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Judge Rules NYPD "Stop and Frisk" Unconstitutional, Cites "Indirect Racial Profiling" , EXCLUSIVE: Owner of Snowden’s Email Service on Why He Closed Lavabit Rather Than Comply With Gov’t, Former Internet Provider Gagged by National Security Letter Recounts How He Was Silenced for 6 Years

Read more: Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Monday, August 12, 2013

Senate Insider Speaks Out: Ex-Wyden Staffer on Secret Laws, Domestic Spying and Obama’s NSA Reforms, Black, Gay and a Pacifist: Bayard Rustin Remembered For Role in March on Washington, Mentoring MLK

Read more: Monday, August 12, 2013

Friday, August 9, 2013

Son of Victim in Sikh Temple Attack Unites with Former White Supremacist to Fight Violence and Hate, Onondaga Leader Oren Lyons, Pete Seeger on International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples, Pete Seeger Remembers His Late Wife Toshi, Sings Civil Rights Anthem "We Shall Overcome

Read more: Friday, August 9, 2013

Thursday, August 08, 2013

New York Police Ends Practice of Keeping Innocent New Yorkers in Stop-and-Frisk Database. "I Do Not Want to Die in Prison": Cancer-Stricken Lawyer Lynne Stewart Seeks Compassionate Release. Activists Accuse Washington, D.C. Police Officer of Infiltrating Bangladesh Sweatshop Protests

Read more: Thursday, August 08, 2013

Wednesday, August 07, 2013

How The Washington Post’s New Owner Aided the CIA, Blocked WikiLeaks & Decimated the Book Industry. "I Was a Warehouse Wage Slave": Reporter Mac McClelland on Life Inside the Online Shipping Machine

Read more: Wednesday, August 07, 2013

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

A Domestic Surveillance Scandal at the DEA? Agents Urged to Cover Up Use of NSA Intel in Drug Probes Chevron-fire2, Chevron to Pay $2 Million for 2012 Refinery Fire in Richmond, CA; 200 Arrested at Protest Foreclosure-richmond, California City Threatens to Use Eminent Domain to Stop Bank Foreclosures Occupy-homes1, A Dream Foreclosed: As Obama Touts Recovery, New Book Reveals Racist Roots of Housing Crisis

Read more: Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Monday August 5, 2013

Greenwald: Snowden "Doing Very Well" in Russia After Sparking "Extraordinary Debate" on NSA, Spying    X-keyscore1, Greenwald: Is U.S. Exaggerating Threat to Embassies to Silence Critics of NSA Domestic Surveillance? New Iranian President Calls for West to End Sanctions, Reduce "Antagonism and Aggression"

Read more: Monday August 5, 2013

Friday, August 02, 2013

Reps. Conyers & Massie on Bipartisan Campaign Against NSA Spying; Call for James Clapper to Resign "We Are Slowly Dying": Fast-Food Workers Launch Strike for Living Wage and Right to Unionize

Read more: Friday, August 02, 2013

Thursday, August 1, 2013

As Edward Snowden Wins 1-Year Asylum in Russia, NSA Program Tracking Real-Time Internet Use Exposed, NSA Confirms Dragnet Phone Records Collection, But Admits It Was Key in Stopping Just 1 Terror Plot

Read more: Thursday, August 1, 2013

Bill McKibben: Winter Heat Wave Underscores Need for Obama to Reject, Not Fast-Track, Keystone XL

keystone pipeline protestAs President Obama heads to Oklahoma to announce the fast-tracking of the southern portion of the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Oklahoma to Texas, Democracy Now speaks with’s Bill McKibben.

Read more: Bill McKibben: Winter Heat Wave Underscores...

Democracy Now November 10 2011

Italian Financial Crisis Prompts Berlusconi’s Exit, Escalates Fears of Europe’s Next Massive Bailout, Latino Voters Help Dethrone Anti-Immigrant Champion in Historic Arizona State Senate Recall Election, Report: Thousands of U.S.-Born Kids Languish in Foster Care as Immigrant Parents Detained, Deported, and Legendary Folk Duo Crosby & Nash on Soundtracking Movements from the 1960s to Occupy Wall Street

Read more: Democracy Now November 10 2011

Democracy Now November 11 2011

Naomi Klein on Environmental Victory: Obama Delays Keystone XL Oil Pipeline Decision Until 2013, White House Could Cast Decisive Vote to Permit 20,000 Fracking Wells in Delaware River Basin, Occupy Homes: New Coalition Links Homeowners, Activists in Direct Action to Halt Foreclosures, Penn State Cover-Up of Child Rape, Coach Paterno Fired in "Greatest Fall from Grace in U.S. Sports", Occupy Cal: 39 Arrested in Forceful Crackdown on Massive Protest at UC Berkeley

Read more: Democracy Now November 11 2011

Democracy Now November 14 2011

Syrian Human Rights Lawyer Razan Zaitouneh Speaks from Hiding, Says Over 4,000 Killed in Uprising, Arab League Suspends Syria, Concern Grows over Foreign Intervention to End Crisis, Occupy Honolulu: Hawaiian Musician Makana Performs Protest Song to World Leaders at APEC Summit, East Timor Massacre Remembered: U.S.-Armed Indonesian Troops Kill 270 Timorese 20 Years Ago, and Occupy Oakland Encampment Raided for Second Time: Live Eyewitness Report

Read more: Democracy Now November 14 2011

Democracy Now November 15 2011

Occupy Wall Street Evicted in Late Night Raid; Lawyers Secure Injunction to Reopen Zuccotti Park, Inside Occupy Wall Street Raid: Eyewitnesses Describe Arrests, Beatings as Police Dismantle Camp, Arundhati Roy: Occupy Wall Street is "So Important Because It is in the Heart of Empire", and Top Aide to Oakland Mayor Resigns over Occupy Raid: Mayors, Police Are Doing Wall Street’s Business

Read more: Democracy Now November 15 2011

Democracy Now November 16, 2011

Occupy Wall Street Protesters Return to Zuccotti Park After 200 Arrested, Camping Barred, As Occupy Enters Third Month, a Look at How Protesters Are Building a Global Movement, and Police Crackdowns on Occupy Protests from Oakland to New York Herald the "New Military Urbanism"

Read more: Democracy Now November 16, 2011

Democracy Now November 17, 2011

Occupy Wall Street’s National Day of Action Launches with Protest at NY Stock Exchange, Ex-New York Times Freelancer Natasha Lennard on Quitting the Corporate Media in an Occupy Era, Paramilitary Policing of Occupy Wall Street: Excessive Use of Force amidst the New Military Urbanism, and 84-Year-Old Dorli Rainey, Pepper-Sprayed at Occupy Seattle, Denounces "Worsening" Police Crackdowns

Read more: Democracy Now November 17, 2011

Democracy Now November 18, 2011

Occupy Wall Street Draws Massive Turnout in NYC and Across the Nation to Mark 2-Month Milestone, Hip-Hop Legend Russell Simmons, Member of the 1%, on Why He Supports the 99% and OWS, New York City Students Join OWS Day of Action With Union Square Rally, March, SEIU President, Union Leaders Arrested in OWS Brooklyn Bridge Protest Demanding Job Creation, NYC Council Member Ydanis Rodriguez Detained in Zuccotti Raid, Urges Mass Involvement in OWS, and Projectionists Light Up New York City Buildings, And Protesters’ Spirits, With Occupy-Themed Display, The Revolution Will Be Live Streamed: Global Revolution TV, the Occupy Movement’s Video Hub, and Occupy Oakland Protester Pancho Ramos Stierle Faces Deportation After Arrest While Meditating

Read more: Democracy Now November 18, 2011

Democracy Now November 21, 2011

Egyptian Revolution Enters New Phase As Thousands Brave Violence to Protest Military Rule, America’s Not Broke: Solving the Debt Crisis By Making Nation More Equitable, Green & Secure, and Reporter Greg Palast Exposes How U.S. “Vulture” Funds Make Millions By Exploiting African Nations

Read more: Democracy Now November 21, 2011

Democracy Now November 22, 2011

Seymour Hersh: Propaganda Used Ahead of Iraq War Is Now Being Reused over Iran’s Nuke Program, Tahrir Square Under Attack: 32 Egyptians Killed, 1,750 Injured in Protests Against Military Rule, and UC Davis Student Describes Pepper Spray Attack on Occupy Campus Protesters

Read more: Democracy Now November 22, 2011

Democracy Now November 29, 2011


Battlefield America: U.S. Citizens Face Indefinite Military Detention in Defense Bill Before Senate,  Egypt Holds Historic Election As Military Council Resists Calls To Transfer Power To Civilians, Pepper-Spray Creator Decries Use of Chemical Agent on Peaceful Occupy Wall Street Protesters, and Occupy Student Debt: Students Urged to Refuse to Pay Off Loans As Schools Hike Tuition

Read more: Democracy Now November 29, 2011

Democracy Now November 30, 2011

Millions of British Public Sector Workers Take to the Streets in Historic General Strike, Occupy Wall Street Camps in Los Angeles, Philadelphia Dismantled in Massive Police Raids, As Biden Visits Iraq Ahead of U.S. Withdrawal, Critics See Last Ditch-Effort to Preserve Occupation, State Dept. Veteran Peter Van Buren Defies U.S. Censors to Recount Failed Reconstruction in Iraq, and Report: Obama Has Weakened More Lobbyist-Opposed Health, Public Safety Regulations Than Bush

Read more: Democracy Now November 30, 2011

Democracy Now December 1, 2011

Egypt’s Muslim Brotherhood Takes Early Lead in First Post-Mubarak Elections and Democracy Now! Correspondent Anjali Kamat on Reporting the Revolutions in Egypt and Libya

Read more: Democracy Now December 1, 2011

Democracy Now December 2, 2011


Martina Correia, 1967-2011: Led Struggle to Save Brother Troy Davis’ Life as She Fought for Her Own, "Hancock 38" Defendants Found Guilty for Bold Army Base Protest Against U.S. Drone Attacks Abroad, and Richard Wolff: Eurozone Woes Result from Mating of Our "Dysfunctional" Political, Economic Systems

Read more: Democracy Now December 2, 2011

Democracy Now November 9, 2011

Election Day 2011: In State After State, "Remarkable Wins for Progressive Politics", Mississippi Rejects Bill to Grant Pre-Embryonic "Personhood," Outlaw Fertility Aid, Birth Control, As Cain Denies Mounting Allegations, Supporters Malign Female Accusers, Sexual Harassment Victims, and "Corporations Are Not People": Activists Push Amendment to Revoke "Corporate Personhood"

Read more: Democracy Now November 9, 2011

Democracy Now November 8, 2011

Israel Deports Democracy Now! Correspondent Jihan Hafiz; Most Gaza Flotilla Activists Still Detained, 5,000 Haitian Cholera Victims Sue U.N. After Deadly Epidemic Kills 6,000, Sickens 450,000, and The Koch-Cain Connection: IRS Urged to Probe Ties Between Cain Campaign and Billionaire Koch Brothers

Read more: Democracy Now November 8, 2011

Democracy Now November 7, 2011

Israel Intercepts Gaza-Bound Flotilla; Dozens Detained Including Democracy Now! Correspondent, U.S. Drone Kills 16-Year-Old Pakistani Boy Days After He Attends Anti-Drone Organizing Meeting, Egypt’s Military Widens Crackdown As Prominent Blogger Alaa Abdel Fattah Remains Imprisoned, and 10,000 Surround White House to Protest Keystone XL Tar Sands Oil Pipeline

Read more: Democracy Now November 7, 2011

Democracy Now November 4, 2011

Exclusive: Video from Gaza Flotilla as Israeli Navy Prepares to Intercept Boats,Drones on Trial: 38 Protesters Face Charges for Disrupting Syracuse Base Used in Overseas Attacks, and Debate on Fracking: Was Syracuse Right to Ban the Controversial Natural Gas Drilling Process?

Read more: Democracy Now November 4, 2011

Democracy Now November 3, 2011


EXCLUSIVE: Video Report from Gaza-Bound Flotilla Attempting to Break Israeli Blockade,Wall Street vs. Greece: G20 Opens as Greek PM Pushes for Referendum on Bailout and Austerity Measures, Jon Corzine’s MF Global Firm Collapses in Biggest Wall Street Failure Since Lehman Brothers
, and Video Report From Streets of Oakland: First General Strike in City Since 1946 Shuts Downs Major Port

Read more: Democracy Now November 3, 2011

Democracy Now November 2, 2011

Occupy Oakland Prepares for General Strike as War Veterans Organize Day of Action at Occupy Camps, WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange Loses Appeal to Stop His Extradition to Sweden, and Exclusive: Gaza-Bound “Freedom Waves” Flotilla Sets Sail From an Eastern Mediterranean Port

Read more: Democracy Now November 2, 2011

Democracy Now November 1, 2011

U.S. Pulls All Funding for UNESCO After Sweeping Vote to Support Palestinian Membership, As NATO Ends Libyan Bombing Campaign, Is the U.S. Seeking Greater Military Control of Africa?,Jonathan Steele on Afghanistan: "The War is Unwinnable. It is a Stalemate. There is No Military Victory", and Move Your Money: Campaign Grows to Divest from "Too Big to Fail" Banks to Local Banks, Credit Unions

Read more: Democracy Now November 1, 2011

Democracy Now October 31, 2011

One of the major themes raised by the Occupy movement is the increasing power of large corporations over more and more aspects of our lives. We spend the hour looking into the issue of the corporate control of life itself

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Democracy Now October 28, 2011

 Today we spend the hour with a man who put his life on the line twice: once when he served in the Vietnam War and again when he came back. On September 1, 1987, Brian Willson took part in a nonviolent political action outside the Concord Naval Weapons Station in California

Read more: Democracy Now October 28, 2011

Democracy Now October 27, 2011

Iraq War Vet Hospitalized with Fractured Skull After Being Shot by Police at Occupy Oakland Protest, Egyptian Youth Activists: We Are Happy to See Occupy Wall Street Movement Stand Up For Justice, and Drug War Profiteers: Book Exposes How Wachovia Bank Laundered Millions For Mexican Cartels

Read more: Democracy Now October 27, 2011

Democracy Now October 26, 2011

Police Fire Tear Gas, Flash Grenades as Protesters Try to Retake Occupy Oakland After Predawn Raid,Glenn Greenwald on Two-Tiered U.S. Justice System, Obama’s Assassination Program & the Arab Spring,and Glenn Greenwald on Occupy Wall Street, Banks Too Big To Jail, and the Attack on WikiLeaks

Read more: Democracy Now October 26, 2011

Democracy Now October 25, 2011

From Tahrir to Wall Street: Egyptian Revolutionary Asmaa Mahfouz Speaks at Occupy Wall Street
Dozens Arrested at Occupy Oakland as Police Raid Encampment, Tear Down Tents
Goldman Sachs v. Occupy Wall Street: A Greg Palast Investigation
"Women, War and Peace" PBS Series Examines Role of Nobel Prize Winner Leymah Gbowee in Liberia

Read more: Democracy Now October 25, 2011

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