Amy Goodman Democracy Now
As 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 350.org’s Bill McKibben.
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
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
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
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
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"
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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"
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
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
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?
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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