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Democracy Now! 2019-07-04 Thursday

on July 4, 2019

In a Fourth of July holiday special, we hear Frederick Douglass’s historic speech “The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro” read by actor James Earl Jones; Ta-Nehisi Coates on reparations and why Joe Biden should not be president.

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Democracy Now! 2019-07-02 Tuesday

Democracy Now! 2019-07-02 Tuesday Headlines for July 02, 2019 “Her Days Are Numbered”: Calls Grow for Hong Kong Leader to Resign as Protesters Storm Legislature New “Birther” Smear: Attacks on Kamala Harris Are Just the Latest in Trump Family’s Racist Record Kamala Harris Says She Was a Progressive Prosecutor. Her Record Tells Another Story Download […]

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Japanese Americans Were Jailed at Ft. Sill During WWII. Now Trump Wants to Cage Migrant Kids There

on June 28, 2019

As ongoing chaos enveloped immigration jails along the southern border last weekend, five Japanese American elders who are survivors of U.S. internment camps demonstrated outside the Fort Sill Army post in Oklahoma where the Trump administration plans to indefinitely detain 1,400 immigrant and refugee children starting next month. Fort Sill was an internment camp for […]

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Democracy Now! 2019-06-27 Thursday

Democracy Now! 2019-06-27 Thursday Headlines for June 27, 2019 In First Debate, Julián Castro Challenges Democrats to End the Criminalization of Immigration She the People’s Aimee Allison: We Need a Candidate to Support Economic, Racial and Gender Politics Activists Still Want a Separate Debate on Climate After It Received Just 7 Minutes in First Debate […]

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Democracy Now! 2019-04-22 Monday

Democracy Now! 2019-04-22 Monday Headlines for April 22, 2019 Sri Lankan Gov’t Responds to Unprecedented Attacks with Surveillance, Social Media Blackout, Curfew Dallas Goldtooth: Hold Banks Accountable for Financing Climate Chaos & Violating Indigenous Rights Download this show

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Democracy Now! 2019-04-18 Thursday

Democracy Now! 2019-04-18 Thursday Headlines for April 18, 2019 “A Message from the Future with AOC”: New Film Imagines World Transformed by the Green New Deal “We Can Be Whatever We Have the Courage to See”: Molly Crabapple’s Art Breathes Life Into Green New Deal Noam Chomsky: The Green New Deal Is Exactly the Right […]

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Democracy Now! 2019-04-17 Wednesday

Democracy Now! 2019-04-17 Wednesday Headlines for April 17, 2019 Extinction Rebellion: Meet the Famed Climate Attorney Who Superglued Herself Outside Shell’s U.K. HQ Libyan Humanitarian Crisis Worsens as Over 170 Killed, 18K Displaced in Warlord Assault on Tripoli ICC Makes “Dangerous Decision” to Drop Probe into U.S. War Crimes in Afghanistan After U.S. Pressure Download […]

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Bill McKibben: Climate Change, Artificial Intelligence & Genetic Engineering Threaten to Destroy Humanity

Has the human game begun to play itself out? That’s the daunting question posed in the new book by environmentalist and journalist Bill McKibben. It’s called “Falter.” Thirty years after McKibben wrote the first book about climate change for a general audience, his new work examines looming threats to humanity, including not only devastating climate […]

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Democracy Now! 2019-04-16 Tuesday

Democracy Now! 2019-04-16 Tuesday Headlines for April 16, 2019 France Mourns as Fire Rips Through Historic Notre-Dame Cathedral That Has Stood for Centuries Denied Entry to U.S., BDS Co-Founder Omar Barghouti Condemns McCarthyite Repression in U.S. & Israel Rep. Ilhan Omar Faces Death Threats & “Dangerous Hate Campaign” as Right-Wing Attacks Continue Download this show

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Democracy Now! 2019-04-15 Monday

Democracy Now! 2019-04-15 Monday Headlines for April 15, 2019 “Falter”: In New Book, Bill McKibben Asks If the Human Game Has Begun to Play Itself Out Bill McKibben: Green New Deal Is a Chance to “Remake Not Just a Broken Planet, But a Broken Society” Allan Nairn: Indonesian General Tied to Mass Killings Plots to […]

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Trump vs. Mother Earth: Indigenous Activist Dallas Goldtooth Slams Trump's Pipeline Executive Orders

President Trump signed two executive orders last week to facilitate the approval of pipeline projects at a federal level, limiting states’ ability to regulate such projects. The move is intended in part to clear the way for permitting on the northeastern Constitution pipeline, which has stalled after New York invoked the Clean Water Act to […]

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