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Glenn Greenwald on Barrett Brown, Press Freedom & the Failings of the Corporate Media

12 May 2017 - 10:00am

As part of our conversation with jailed journalist Barrett Brown, we spoke with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald about why he feels Brown's case marked one of the most significant threats to press freedom in the United States in decades.

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Democracy Now! 2017-05-12 Friday

12 May 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! 2017-05-12 Friday
  • Headlines for May 12, 2017
  • Donald Trump Orders "Election Integrity" Commission Headed by Architects of Voter Suppression
  • Would Trump Have Won Wisconsin—or the 2016 Election—Without Widespread Voter Suppression?
  • Jailed Reporter Barrett Brown on Press Freedom, FBI Crimes & Why He Wouldn't Do Anything Differently
  • On Black Mama's Bail Out Day, "Goal is to Free Our People from These Cages" Before Mother's Day

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Democracy Now! 2017-05-11 Thursday

11 May 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! 2017-05-11 Thursday
  • Headlines for May 11, 2017
  • Historian of Fascism: Why Trump Firing FBI Director Comey Amid Russia Probe is So Worrisome
  • Kshama Sawant: Don't Wait for Authoritarian Trump to Be Impeached, This is the Moment to Revolt
  • Human Rights Lawyers Are Fighting a Justice Department Order to Stop Legal Aid for Immigrants
  • Workers Fear Radiation Exposure After Nuclear Waste Storage Tunnels Collapse in Washington

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Voices from NYC Protest Against House Speaker Paul Ryan's Visit to NYC Charter School

11 May 2017 - 5:14am

In New York City, hundreds of people protested House Speaker Paul Ryan’s visit to a Harlem charter school Tuesday. The protesters were demonstrating against Congressmember Ryan’s healthcare plan, which would strip healthcare from millions of Americans, and his backing of charter school companies, such as Success Academy, which operates the Harlem school and 33 other schools across New York City.

Glenn Greenwald Unveils New Project to Build Animal Shelter in Brazil Staffed by Homeless People

10 May 2017 - 2:50pm

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald unveils his plans to build an animal shelter in Brazil with his husband David Miranda, a city councilmember in Rio de Janeiro. The shelter will be staffed by homeless people who live on the streets with abandoned pets.

Democracy Now! 2017-05-10 Wednesday

10 May 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! 2017-05-10 Wednesday
  • Headlines for May 10, 2017
  • Glenn Greenwald on Trump's "Shocking" Firing of FBI Chief James Comey Amid Russian Probe
  • Glenn Greenwald: Independent Probe Needed to Uncover Truth Behind Russia's Role in 2016 Election
  • Greenwald: Hillary is to Blame for Losing 2016 Election, Not James Comey
  • Could Firing of James Comey Mark the Beginning of the End for Trump Presidency?
  • Greenwald: Supporting U.S.-Russia Relations Should Be Encouraged, Not Viewed as Sign of Treason

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Democracy Now! 2017-05-09 Tuesday

9 May 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! 2017-05-09 Tuesday
  • Headlines for May 09, 2017
  • Show Me Your Papers, Texas-Style: Lawmakers Condemn SB4 as Greatest Legislative Threat to Immigrants
  • Meet Carimer Andujar: Rutgers Student & Immigration Activist Who Faces Possible Deportation Today
  • Pro-Trump Network Sinclair Set to Become Nation's Biggest Broadcaster as FCC Weakens Ownership Rules
  • Trump's FCC Chair Declares New War on Net Neutrality After 10-Year Battle for Free & Open Internet

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Rutgers Student Activist & "DREAMer" Speaks Out While Facing Possible Deportation

8 May 2017 - 12:28pm

One of the most prominent undocumented students at Rutgers University in New Jersey is facing possible deportation this week. Carimer Andujar, the president of "UndocuRutgers,” has been summoned by Immigration and Customs Enforcement for an interview on Tuesday. Andujar, 21, came to the United States from the Dominican Republic with her family at the age of 4. She is also a recipient of DACA—Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals—under President Obama.

Democracy Now! 2017-05-08 Monday

8 May 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! 2017-05-08 Monday
  • Headlines for May 08, 2017
  • Neoliberal Investment Banker Macron Defeats Openly Xenophobic & Racist Le Pen in French Election
  • Puerto Rico's Financial Future Now in the Hands of a Single Judge Overseeing Massive Bankruptcy
  • Exclusive: Meet the Arkansas Judge Who Faces Impeachment for Protesting Against the Death Penalty

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Democracy Now! 2017-05-05 Friday

5 May 2017 - 8:00am
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Democracy Now! 2017-05-04 Thursday

4 May 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! 2017-05-04 Thursday
  • Headlines for May 04, 2017
  • Fla. Lawmakers Apologize to Family of "Groveland Four," Black Men Falsely Accused of Rape in 1949
  • Marissa Alexander, Jailed for 3 Years, Speaks Out on Intimate Partner Violence & Building Movements
  • Meet Ammar Mohrat: Syrian Asylee Picked as College Commencement Speaker in Florida

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Full Interview: Anand Gopal on Syria, Iraq, U.S. Policy in Middle East & More

3 May 2017 - 10:42am

Full interview with prize-winning journalist Anand Gopal, who has reported extensively from the Middle East. He's the author of "No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes."

Democracy Now! 2017-05-03 Wednesday

3 May 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! 2017-05-03 Wednesday
  • Headlines for May 03, 2017
  • Up to 55,000 Haitians Face Deportation If Trump Refuses to Extend Temporary Protected Status
  • Journalist Anand Gopal: The Sheer Brutality of the Assad Regime Has Led People to Join ISIS
  • NC Lawmakers Side with Factory Farms as Communities of Color Suffer from the Spraying of Hog Manure

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Democracy Now! 2017-05-02 Tuesday

2 May 2017 - 8:00am
Democracy Now! 2017-05-02 Tuesday
  • Headlines for May 02, 2017
  • Immigrant Workers Lead Thousands in NYC May Day Protests: "Without Our Labor, the City Cannot Move"
  • May Day Protests Held at NC State Capitol as GOP Lawmakers Push Bill Defunding "Sanctuary Cities"
  • ACLU Fight Persists in North Carolina: NCAA Basketball Has Returned, But Anti-Trans HB 2 Remains Law
  • Is North Carolina Still a Democracy? How Unfettered Conservative Rule Reshaped Tar Heel State
  • Chris Kromm: The South's Political Clout Is Rising Under Trump

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