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Democracy Now! 2017-04-21 Friday

21 April 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! Friday, April 21, 2017

Shane Bauer on the Berkeley Clashes & How Trump Has Emboldened the Far Right & White Nationalists

20 April 2017 - 4:13pm

Part 2 of our conversation with award-winning reporter Shane Bauer talking about his recent article, "I Went Behind the Front Lines with the Far-Right Agitators Who Invaded Berkeley."

Watch Part 1 || White Nationalists, Neo-Nazis & Right-Wing Militia Members Clash with Antifa Protesters in Berkeley

Democracy Now! 2017-04-20 Thursday

20 April 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! Thursday, April 20, 2017

Democracy Now! 2017-04-19 Wednesday

19 April 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Democracy Now! 2017-04-18 Tuesday

18 April 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Peace Activist Kathy Kelly: Yemenis Are Facing Twin Terrors of Aerial Bombings and Starvation

17 April 2017 - 5:36pm

The United Nations is warning the risk of mass starvation is rapidly rising in Yemen, Nigeria, Somalia and South Sudan. This comes as the U.S. escalates its involvement in the Saudi-led war on Yemen. We speak to Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence, a campaign to end U.S. military and economic warfare. She and over a dozen other peace activists recently held a week-long vigil and fast in front of the United Nations to protest the ongoing U.S. support for the Saudi bombing of Yemen and the Saudi blockade of Yemeni ports.

Former Arkansas Death Row Inmate Damien Echols Calls on State to Halt Plans to Kill 8 Men This Month

17 April 2017 - 5:05pm

In this web exclusive, we continue our conversation with Damien Echols, who was freed from Arkansas's death row in 2011. Over the weekend, he returned to Arkansas to protest the state's plans to execute eight men this month. Echols was one of the West Memphis Three, the young men in West Memphis, Arkansas, who were imprisoned for the 1993 slayings of three 8-year-old boys after an investigation largely fueled by unsubstantiated rumors of a Satanic ritual.

Watch Part 1 || Legal Chaos in Arkansas as Judges Halt State Plan to Carry Out Unprecedented Spate of Executions

WATCH: Democracy Now! Special Broadcast from the March for Science

17 April 2017 - 11:30am

Watch five hours of special live coverage from the March for Science. Scientists from across the country gathered in Washington, D.C., to defend the vital role science plays in the nation’s health, safety, economy, and government.

Click here for information about Democracy Now!'s coverage of the People's Climate March on April 29th.

Democracy Now! 2017-04-17 Monday

17 April 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! Monday, April 17, 2017

Immigrants on Hunger Strike Over Conditions As Trump Admin. Plans to Curtail Rules for Detention

14 April 2017 - 1:05pm

In part two of our interview about a hunger strike at the for-profit Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington, we speak about their demands with Maru Mora Villalpando, an activist and undocumented immigrant with the group group Mijente; and Alexis Erickson, the partner of a hunger striker, Cristian Lopez. They have three U.S.-born children and she says, "their whole life has been turned upside down" by his detention. Lopez has since been transferred to a jail in New Mexico, where he is continuing the strike as he faces deportation.

Watch Part 1 here: 700 Immigrants On Hunger Strike at For-Profit Prison to Protest Conditions & $1/Day Wages

Democracy Now! 2017-04-14 Friday

14 April 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! 2017-04-14 Friday
  • Headlines for April 14, 2017
  • U.S. Drops Its Biggest Non-Nuclear Bomb on Afghans, Already Traumatized by Decades of War
  • Afghans Respond to Insult of U.S. Dropping Massive Bomb: "Would a Mother Do That to Any Children?"
  • Ralph Nader Explains Why United Airlines Has "Total Unbridled Discretion to Throw You Off a Plane"
  • 700 Immigrants On Hunger Strike at For-Profit Prison to Protest Conditions & $1/Day Wages

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Full Interview: Allan Nairn on Trump, U.S. Militarism & Resisting the GOP's Right-Wing Revolution

13 April 2017 - 2:21pm

Full interview with investigative journalist Allan Nairn on Syria, Iraq, Yemen, the need for grassroots resistance against Donald Trump and much more.

Democracy Now! 2017-04-13 Thursday

13 April 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! 2017-04-13 Thursday
  • Headlines for April 13, 2017
  • Stephen Cohen: This is Most Dangerous Moment in U.S.-Russian Relations Since Cuban Missile Crisis
  • Russia Vetoes U.N. Resolution on Syria as Questions Linger over Deadly Chemical Attack
  • Stephen Cohen: Will Syrian State Collapse & Fall into More Chaos If Assad Is Toppled?
  • Calls Grow to Fire Sean Spicer After He Says Hitler Didn't Use Chemical Weapons During Holocaust

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Full Interview: Julian Assange on Trump, DNC Emails, Russia, the CIA, Vault 7 & More

12 April 2017 - 10:37am

Full interview with Julian Assange on Democracy Now!, including a debate with investigative journalist Allan Nairn.

Democracy Now! 2017-04-12 Wednesday

12 April 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! 2017-04-12 Wednesday
  • Headlines for April 12, 2017
  • Allan Nairn: Civilian Deaths Are Spiking in Syria & Iraq as U.S. Launches Unrestrained Bombing Raids
  • Trump Is Moving "Full Speed Ahead" in War in Yemen, Despite Massive Civilian Casualties
  • Allan Nairn: Only Mass Disruption From Below Can Stop Right-Wing Revolution & Trump's Absolute Power

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Democracy Now! 2017-04-11 Tuesday

11 April 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! 2017-04-11 Tuesday
  • Headlines for April 11, 2017
  • El-Sisi Widens Crackdown on Egyptian Civil Society, Journalists After Palm Sunday Church Bombings
  • Jeff Sessions Pushes New War on Drugs While Killing Obama-Era Police Reform Measures
  • Ex-Seattle Police Chief: Jeff Sessions is Apologist for Worst Type of Policing in Country
  • "We're Coming for You": Florida Sheriff Records Anti-Drug Message Surrounded by Masked SWAT Team
  • Head of the NAACP LDF on United Airlines Video: Violence Is Becoming Part of Everyday Life in U.S.
  • Does Trump Stand to Profit Personally Off the Wars He's Escalating in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, Somalia?

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Democracy Now! 2017-04-10 Monday

10 April 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! 2017-04-10 Monday
  • Headlines for April 10, 2017
  • A New McCarthyism: Julian Assange Accuses Democrats of Blaming Russia & WikiLeaks for Clinton Loss
  • Exclusive: Julian Assange on WikiLeaks' Release of the Largest Leak of Secret CIA Documents
  • Julian Assange vs. Allan Nairn: Did WikiLeaks Inform Voters or Aid Trump's Right-Wing Revolution?

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Democracy Now! 2017-04-07 Friday

7 April 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! 2017-04-07 Friday
  • Headlines for April 07, 2017
  • Trump Shocks World in Direct U.S. Strike on Syrian Airbase That Could Violate International Law
  • Peace Advocates: If Trump Wanted To Help Syrians, He Would Lift Refugee Ban & Fund Humanitarian Aid
  • Far-Right Neil Gorsuch Headed for Confirmation Vote Today After GOP Senators Trigger Nuclear Option

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Orville Schell on U.S.-China Relations as Trump Meets Xi Jinping

6 April 2017 - 12:15pm

Part 2 of our discussion with Orville Schell about today's meeting between Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping at Trump's Florida resort Mar-a-Lago.

Watch Part 1: During Campaign Trump Accused China of 'Raping Our Country,' Today He Hosts Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago

Democracy Now! 2017-04-06 Thursday

6 April 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! 2017-04-06 Thursday
  • Headlines for April 06, 2017
  • This Endless Nightmare Must Stop: Syrian Author Speaks Out as Chemical Attack Death Toll Rises
  • Meet the Lawyer Who Is Going After Bill O'Reilly & Donald Trump for Sexual Harassment
  • Boycotting Bill O'Reilly: Over 50 Advertisers Pull Ads on Fox Show over Sexual Harassment Scandal
  • During Campaign Trump Accused China of "Raping Our Country," Today He Hosts Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago

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