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Top U.S. & World Headlines — July 18, 2019

July 18, 2019           |                                       

#DemocracyNow Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9AM ET: https://democracynow.org Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today: https://democracynow.org/donate FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE: YouTube: http://youtube.com/democracynow Facebook: http://facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: https://twitter.com/democracynow Instagram: http://instagram.com/democracynow SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/democracynow […]

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Why Tiffany Cabán? Queens DA candidate explains why she’s running

June 23, 2019           |                                       

“Every day in court was a constant reminder that our justice system is the single most powerful driver of the continued oppression of our Black and brown, low-income, immigrant, LGBTQIA+ communities,” says Tiffany Cabán, who is running for district attorney in Queens with the support of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, amongst others. Cabán is running on a […]

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Top U.S. & World Headlines — June 18, 2019

June 18, 2019           |                                       

#DemocracyNow #Iran #Morsi Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9AM ET: https://democracynow.org Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today: https://democracynow.org/donate FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE: YouTube: http://youtube.com/democracynow Facebook: http://facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: https://twitter.com/democracynow Instagram: http://instagram.com/democracynow […]

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Why Brazil’s elites resent former President Lula’s rise to power

June 16, 2019           |                                       

Brazilian elites “couldn’t beat the Workers’ Party democratically, so they abused the force of law in order to destroy the party,” says Glenn Greenwald, co-founder of The Intercept. “This is a serious warning and a serious danger about why any time people in power exercise power in secret, we need to be skeptical of them.” […]

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Why Brazil’s elites resent former President Lula’s rise to power

June 16, 2019           |                                       

Brazilian elites “couldn’t beat the Workers’ Party democratically, so they abused the force of law in order to destroy the party,” says Glenn Greenwald, co-founder of The Intercept. “This is a serious warning and a serious danger about why any time people in power exercise power in secret, we need to be skeptical of them.” […]

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Why Brazil’s elites resent former President Lula’s rise to power

June 16, 2019           |                                       

Brazilian elites “couldn’t beat the Workers’ Party democratically, so they abused the force of law in order to destroy the party,” says Glenn Greenwald, co-founder of The Intercept. “This is a serious warning and a serious danger about why any time people in power exercise power in secret, we need to be skeptical of them.” […]

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Top U.S. & World Headlines — June 10, 2019

June 10, 2019           |                                       

#DemocracyNow Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9AM ET: https://democracynow.org Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today: https://democracynow.org/donate FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE: YouTube: http://youtube.com/democracynow Facebook: http://facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: https://twitter.com/democracynow Instagram: http://instagram.com/democracynow SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/democracynow […]

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Canada Supports Most Hardline, Anti-Democratic Elements of Venezuela’s Oppposition

May 30, 2019           |                                       

Not only has Canada financed and otherwise supported opposition parties in Venezuela, Ottawa has allied itself with some of its most anti-democratic, hardline elements. While the Liberal government has openly backed Voluntad Popular’s bid to seize power since January, Ottawa has supported the electorally marginal party for years. Juan Guaidó’s VP (Popular Will in English) […]

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BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana’s Democratic governor signed a ban on abortion as early as six weeks of pregnancy Thursday, a move that puts him squarely in line with the leaders of other conservative Southern states while provoking anger from members of his own party. With his signature, Gov. John Bel Edwards made Louisiana the […]

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Rightwing religious groups have been mobilizing followers behind a new wave of abortion restriction bills crashing over state capitols in the North and South, crafted to ultimately overturn the 1973 Supreme Court Roe vs. Wade ruling legalizing abortion nationwide. But the battle isn’t simply between religious anti-abortion advocates and a secular vanguard fighting to preserve […]

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Despite Threats & No Electricity, Anti-Coup Activists Remain inside Venezuelan Embassy in D.C.

May 15, 2019           |                                       

In Washington, D.C., four activists remain in the Venezuelan embassy after police raided the building Monday night. Activists with CodePink, ANSWER Coalition and Popular Resistance have been inside the embassy since late April at the invitation of Venezuela’s government in order to prevent it from being taken over by Venezuela’s U.S.-backed opposition, led by Juan […]

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Top U.S. & World Headlines — May 7, 2019

May 7, 2019           |                                       

Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations Monday through Friday. Watch our livestream 8-9AM ET: https://democracynow.org Please consider supporting independent media by making a donation to Democracy Now! today: https://democracynow.org/donate #DemocracyNow FOLLOW DEMOCRACY NOW! ONLINE: YouTube: http://youtube.com/democracynow Facebook: http://facebook.com/democracynow Twitter: https://twitter.com/democracynow Instagram: http://instagram.com/democracynow SoundCloud: http://soundcloud.com/democracynow […]

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Palestinian human rights lawyer: Israel has “suffocated” Gaza

May 6, 2019           |                                       

“Israel said 13 years ago, we will send a Gaza to the Middle Ages,” says Raji Sourani, award-winning human rights attorney for the director of the Palestinian Center for Human Rights in Gaza. “Effectively, they did.” #DemocracyNow #Gaza Democracy Now! is an independent global news hour that airs on nearly 1,400 TV and radio stations […]

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