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Democracy Now! is an hour-long American TV, radio and internet news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman, who also acts as the show's executive producer, and Juan González. The show, which airs live each weekday at 08:00 ET, is broadcast on the internet and by over 1,400 radio and television stations worldwide. Democracy Now! was founded on February 19, 1996 at WBAI in New York City by journalists Amy Goodman, Juan Gonzalez, Larry Bensky, Salim Muwakkil, and Julie Drizin.Source
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“Mass Voter Disenfranchisement”: GOP Ramps Up Assault on Voting Rights Across U.S. Ahead of Election

“Mass Voter Disenfranchisement”: GOP Ramps Up Assault on Voting Rights Across U.S. Ahead of Election

In these times of elections, climate chaos and COVID-19, independent news is more important than ever. You turn to Democracy Now! because you trust that when we're reporting on the pandemic or the uprisings against police brutality—or the climate crisis—our coverage is not brought to you by the fossil fuel, insurance or weapons industries or Big Pharma. We count on YOU to make our work possible. This is a challenging time for us all, but if you're able to make a monthly donation and provide us with support we can rely on all year, please do so today. Stay safe, and thank you so much.-Amy...

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ICE Prepares to Deport Jailed Immigrant Who Says She Was Forcibly Sterilized

ICE Prepares to Deport Jailed Immigrant Who Says She Was Forcibly Sterilized

In these times of elections, climate chaos and COVID-19, independent news is more important than ever. You turn to Democracy Now! because you trust that when we're reporting on the pandemic or the uprisings against police brutality—or the climate crisis—our coverage is not brought to you by the fossil fuel, insurance or weapons industries or Big Pharma. We count on YOU to make our work possible. This is a challenging time for us all, but if you're able to make a monthly donation and provide us with support we can rely on all year, please do so today. Stay safe, and thank you so much.-Amy...

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“Trump Is Criminality Personified”: Rev. William Barber on Protecting the Vote & Mobilizing the Poor

“Trump Is Criminality Personified”: Rev. William Barber on Protecting the Vote & Mobilizing the Poor

In these times of elections, climate chaos and COVID-19, independent news is more important than ever. You turn to Democracy Now! because you trust that when we're reporting on the pandemic or the uprisings against police brutality—or the climate crisis—our coverage is not brought to you by the fossil fuel, insurance or weapons industries or Big Pharma. We count on YOU to make our work possible. This is a challenging time for us all, but if you're able to make a monthly donation and provide us with support we can rely on all year, please do so today. Stay safe, and thank you so much.-Amy...

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“We Will Make Biden Do It”: Economist Darrick Hamilton on Pushing the Next Admin to the Left

“We Will Make Biden Do It”: Economist Darrick Hamilton on Pushing the Next Admin to the Left

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.MenuEditionsFollowDemocracy Now!Hot TopicsListenMedia OptionsListenMedia Options0Media OptionsThis is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.0RelatedTopicsGuestsLinks0This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.As Democrats coalesce around Joe Biden ahead of the November presidential election, we speak with economist Darrick Hamilton, a former Bernie Sanders supporter who took part in the Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force, about where...

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Bernie Sanders: 2020 Election Is a Fight Against Trump, Authoritarianism, Greed, Oligarchy & Bigotry

Bernie Sanders: 2020 Election Is a Fight Against Trump, Authoritarianism, Greed, Oligarchy & Bigotry

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.MenuEditionsFollowDemocracy Now!Hot TopicsListenMedia OptionsListenMedia Options0Media OptionsThis is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.0RelatedTopics0This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.Calling the 2020 election “the most important in the modern history of this country,” Senator Bernie Sanders, in his speech to the Democratic National Convention, urged people to fight “against greed, oligarchy and bigotry” by voting...

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“We Have to Expand the Squad”: Cori Bush on Her Upset Primary Win, Defunding Police & Kamala Harris

“We Have to Expand the Squad”: Cori Bush on Her Upset Primary Win, Defunding Police & Kamala Harris

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.MenuEditionsFollowDemocracy Now!Hot TopicsListenMedia OptionsListenMedia Options0Media OptionsThis is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.0RelatedTopicsGuestsLinks0This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.We speak with Cori Bush, a nurse and single mother who was formerly homeless, who joins the growing number of young Black progressives likely headed to Congress this November, after she won a stunning primary upset over 10-term...

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Rep. Ro Khanna: Trump’s Postal Service Changes Are a Deliberate Strategy to Steal the Election

Rep. Ro Khanna: Trump’s Postal Service Changes Are a Deliberate Strategy to Steal the Election

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.MenuEditionsFollowDemocracy Now!Hot TopicsListenMedia OptionsListenMedia Options0Media OptionsThis is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.0RelatedTopicsGuestsLinks0This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.As House Speaker Nancy Pelosi calls lawmakers back from summer recess for an urgent vote this week to stop changes at the U.S. Postal Service that could interfere with the upcoming election, we speak with California...

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“I Cannot Vote for This Platform”: Rep. Ro Khanna on Why Democrats Must Support Medicare for All

“I Cannot Vote for This Platform”: Rep. Ro Khanna on Why Democrats Must Support Medicare for All

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.MenuEditionsFollowDemocracy Now!Hot TopicsListenMedia OptionsListenMedia Options0Media OptionsThis is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.0RelatedTopicsGuestsLinks0This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.As the Democratic National Convention kicks off virtually in Milwaukee, we speak with Democratic Congressmember Ro Khanna, who says he will be voting no on the Democratic platform because it does not support Medicare for All....

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Is Trump Sabotaging U.S. Postal Service Ahead of Election as Part of His Attack on Mail-in Voting?

Is Trump Sabotaging U.S. Postal Service Ahead of Election as Part of His Attack on Mail-in Voting?

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.MenuEditionsFollowDemocracy Now!Hot TopicsListenMedia OptionsListenMedia Options0Media OptionsThis is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.0RelatedTopicsGuestsLinksImage Credit: USPS0This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.Democratic lawmakers say the Trump administration is sabotaging the United States Postal Service ahead of the November election, when a record number of votes are expected to be cast by mail. Since taking...

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Trump Signs Executive Orders After Coronavirus Bill Stalls, Dems Say They Are Unconstitutional 

Trump Signs Executive Orders After Coronavirus Bill Stalls, Dems Say They Are Unconstitutional 

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.MenuEditionsFollowDemocracy Now!Hot TopicsPresident Trump signed four executive orders Saturday after Congress failed to agree on a new coronavirus relief bill. A number of Republican lawmakers joined Democrats slamming Trump’s actions as unconstitutional. Under Trump’s order, unemployed workers will continue receiving an additional $400 a week, but only once states put up a quarter of the money and set up a new system to distribute the payments — a process...

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Trump Nominee to Pentagon Post Grilled over Firm’s Alleged Ties to Saudi Assassins

Trump Nominee to Pentagon Post Grilled over Firm’s Alleged Ties to Saudi Assassins

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.MenuEditionsFollowDemocracy Now!Hot TopicsOn Capitol Hill, President Trump’s nominee for a top Pentagon post was grilled Thursday over his company’s alleged ties to the Saudi hit squad that assassinated journalist Jamal Khashoggi at the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul in 2018. Louis Bremer — a former Navy turned investment banker — sits on the board of directors of a military training company named Tier 1 Group. Last year, Washington Post columnist David...

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Noam Chomsky: Decades of “the Neoliberal Plague” Left U.S. Unprepared for COVID-19 Outbreak

Noam Chomsky: Decades of “the Neoliberal Plague” Left U.S. Unprepared for COVID-19 Outbreak

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.MenuEditionsFollowDemocracy Now!Hot TopicsListenMedia OptionsListenMedia Options0Media OptionsThis is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.0RelatedTopicsGuests0This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.As the U.S. coronavirus death toll tops 150,000, we spend the hour with world-renowned political dissident, linguist and author Noam Chomsky, who says decades of neoliberal policies that shredded the social safety net and public...

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Pentagon to Withdraw 12,000 U.S. Troops From Germany

Pentagon to Withdraw 12,000 U.S. Troops From Germany

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.MenuEditionsFollowDemocracy Now!Hot TopicsThe Pentagon said Wednesday it’s pulling 12,000 U.S. troops out of Germany, after President Trump accused Berlin of failing to spend enough on its own defense. This is Pentagon chief Mark Esper.Secretary Mark Esper: I think Germany is the wealthiest country in Europe. Germany can and should pay more to its defense.The troop drawdown drew fire from Congressional hawks in both parties. Republican Senator Mitt Romney...

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AG Bill Barr Grilled by House Lawmakers on Protest Crackdown, Voter Suppression & Pandemic Failures

AG Bill Barr Grilled by House Lawmakers on Protest Crackdown, Voter Suppression & Pandemic Failures

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.MenuEditionsFollowDemocracy Now!Hot TopicsListenMedia OptionsListenMedia Options0Media OptionsThis is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.0RelatedTopicsGuestsLinks0This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.We play highlights from Attorney General William Barr’s grilling by the House Judiciary Committee over how he sent militarized federal forces to confront Black Lives Matter protesters, and his opposition to voting by mail, and...

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Noam Chomsky on Trump’s Troop Surge to Democratic Cities & Whether He’ll Leave Office If He Loses

Noam Chomsky on Trump’s Troop Surge to Democratic Cities & Whether He’ll Leave Office If He Loses

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.MenuEditionsFollowDemocracy Now!Hot TopicsListenMedia OptionsListenMedia Options0Media OptionsThis is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.0RelatedTopicsGuests0This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.“President Trump is desperate,” says world-renowned dissident, professor Noam Chomsky in an extended interview that begins with President Trump’s vow to send a “surge” of federal agents into major Democrat-run cities across the...

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“Man. Woman. Camera. Person. TV.”: Noam Chomsky Responds to Trump Bragging He Aced a Dementia Test

“Man. Woman. Camera. Person. TV.”: Noam Chomsky Responds to Trump Bragging He Aced a Dementia Test

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Noam Chomsky: Trump Is Using Pandemic to Enrich Billionaires as Millions Lose Work & Face Eviction

Noam Chomsky: Trump Is Using Pandemic to Enrich Billionaires as Millions Lose Work & Face Eviction

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.MenuEditionsFollowDemocracy Now!Hot TopicsListenMedia OptionsListenMedia Options0Media OptionsThis is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.0RelatedTopicsGuests0This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.As millions of people in the U.S. lose work and face eviction due to the economic crisis brought on by the pandemic, the 1% have seen a massive increase to their wealth, with Amazon founder and world’s richest person Jeff Bezos...

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Federal Agents in Unmarked Cars Snatch Black Lives Matter Protesters from Portland Streets

Federal Agents in Unmarked Cars Snatch Black Lives Matter Protesters from Portland Streets

In Portland, Oregon, police arrested nine people Thursday morning after declaring their protest encampment near a downtown federal courthouse an “illegal assembly.” The crackdown came as acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf accused Portland officials of failing to restore order during seven weeks of protests that erupted after the killing of George Floyd. During a visit to Portland Thursday, Wolf blasted Black Lives Matter protesters as “lawless anarchists” and a “violent mob” that desecrated and destroyed federal property. Oregon Governor Kate Brown clapped back on Twitter,...

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Trump Administration Wins Reprieve in Bid to Keep Migrant Children Locked Up

Trump Administration Wins Reprieve in Bid to Keep Migrant Children Locked Up

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.MenuEditionsFollowDemocracy Now!Hot TopicsA federal judge on Thursday extended a deadline for Immigration and Customs Enforcement, , to release immigrant children in its custody. Last month, U.S. District Judge Dolly Gee told it had until today — July 17 — to release children from its “family detention centers” in Texas and Pennsylvania due to concerns over rising coronavirus infections. now has until July 27 to comply with the order. This comes as another...

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Don a Mask, Mr. Trump. It Won’t Kill You to Do It; It’ll Kill Thousands More If You Don’t

Don a Mask, Mr. Trump. It Won’t Kill You to Do It; It’ll Kill Thousands More If You Don’t

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“This Is Trump’s War”: U.S.-Backed Saudi Bombing in Yemen Continues as Coronavirus Spreads

“This Is Trump’s War”: U.S.-Backed Saudi Bombing in Yemen Continues as Coronavirus Spreads

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As COVID-19 Cases Spike, Epidemiologist Warns “The Road to an Uncertain Vaccine Is Paved in Death”

As COVID-19 Cases Spike, Epidemiologist Warns “The Road to an Uncertain Vaccine Is Paved in Death”

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.MenuEditionsFollowDemocracy Now!Hot TopicsListenMedia OptionsListenMedia Options0Media OptionsThis is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.0RelatedTopicsGuestsLinks0This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.As the U.S. reports its highest one-day spike in infections and 11 states report record hospitalizations, the Trump administration is demanding states stop sending patient data to the , which then releases it to the public. We...

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Indigenous Historian Nick Estes on Toppling Statues, Racist Team Names & COVID-19 in Indian Country

Indigenous Historian Nick Estes on Toppling Statues, Racist Team Names & COVID-19 in Indian Country

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With Veto-Proof Majority, Seattle City Council Votes to Defund Police by 50%

With Veto-Proof Majority, Seattle City Council Votes to Defund Police by 50%

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.MenuEditionsFollowDemocracy Now!Hot TopicsIn Washington state, a veto-proof majority of the Seattle City Council has backed a proposal to slash the Seattle Police Department’s budget by 50%. Seattle’s mayor and police chief have opposed the move to defund the police.Topics:The original content of this program is licensed under a . Please attribute legal copies of this work to democracynow.org. Some of the work(s) that this program incorporates, however, may...

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“Most Important Indian Law Case in Half a Century”: Supreme Court Upholds Tribal Sovereignty in OK

“Most Important Indian Law Case in Half a Century”: Supreme Court Upholds Tribal Sovereignty in OK

Did you know that you can get Democracy Now! delivered to your inbox every day? Don't worry, we'll never share or sell your information.MenuEditionsFollowDemocracy Now!Hot TopicsListenMedia OptionsListenMedia Options0Media OptionsThis is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.0RelatedTopicsGuestsLinks0This is viewer supported news. Please do your part today.In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that much of eastern Oklahoma, constituting nearly half the state, is Native American land, recognizing a 19th century U.S. treaty with the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. Justice...

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