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Democracy Now!

Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/7 through our website and podcasts.

1938 - Democracy Now! 2021-03-08 Monday
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  • 1938 - Democracy Now! 2021-03-08 Monday

    The story of Mohamedou Ould Slahi, who was jailed for 14 years and tortured at Guantánamo but never charged with a crime, is told in the new feature film "The Mauritanian"; We speak with Slahi, the film's director, one of its lead actors and Slahi's lawyer as Biden faces calls to close the U.S. military prison at Guantánamo.

    Mon, 08 Mar 2021 - 59min
  • 1937 - Democracy Now! 2021-03-05 Friday

    As the Senate begins debate on President Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion COVID-19 relief package, we look at the fight to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 with Reverend William Barber; The House votes to pass H.R. 1; Abolitionist Mariame Kaba on the House's passage of the George Floyd Justice in Policing Act.

    Fri, 05 Mar 2021 - 59min
  • 1936 - Democracy Now! 2021-03-04 Thursday

    We speak with Harvard professor Marcia Castro about rising cases of COVID-19 in Brazil; Co-authors Marc Lamont Hill and Mitchell Plitnick discuss their new book, "Except for Palestine: The Limits of Progressive Politics."

    Thu, 04 Mar 2021 - 59min
  • 1935 - Democracy Now! 2021-03-03 Wednesday

    We look at how Asian American communities in New York and the Bay Area are responding to the spike in racist hate crimes; Calls are mounting for New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to resign or be impeached over sexual harassment allegations and his cover-up of thousands of COVID deaths in nursing homes; Farmworkers face an uphill battle to get vaccinated, even though they are essential workers.

    Wed, 03 Mar 2021 - 59min
  • 1934 - Democracy Now! 2021-03-02 Tuesday

    Republicans in the Georgia House pass a sweeping bill to make it harder to vote; We look at the racial vaccination gap and calls to lower the age cutoff for vaccine eligibility for Black Americans; How people have struggled to access abortions during the pandemic.

    Tue, 02 Mar 2021 - 59min
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