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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.
||CleanDemocracy Now! 2018-09-26 Wednesday||Democracy Now! Wednesday, September 26, 2018||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDemocracy Now! 2018-09-25 Tuesday||Amid new allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh we speak with "Me Too" movement founder Tarana Burke; journalist Marcy Wheeler on the state of Mueller’s Russia probe; Naomi Klein on Puerto Rico’s recovery one year after Hurricane Maria.||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDemocracy Now! 2018-09-24 Monday||Rewire.News editor Jodi Jacobson on new sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh; Holton-Arms School alumnae rally in support of Dr. Blasey Ford; historian Barbara Ransby on a 1991 Black feminist campaign supporting Anita Hill.||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Barbara Ransby: 27 Years After Attacks on Anita Hill, Patriarchy & Misogyny Are "Alive and Well"||We continue our interview with historian and activist Barbara Ransby, who in 1991 spearheaded a manifesto in support of Anita Hill that was signed by nearly 1,600 black feminists organized as “African American Women in Defense of Ourselves.”||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDemocracy Now! 2018-09-21 Friday||We spend the hour with Michael Moore, whose new film Fahrenheit 11/9 premieres today. In it, Moore crosses the country, documenting not only the rise of Trumpism but also the teachers' strikes, family separations, inequality and the Flint water crisis.||9/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDemocracy Now! 2018-09-20 Thursday||Reporter Sarah Posner on the secret network of right-wing activists shaping Brett Kavanaugh's image; two women transported by sheriff's deputies die in South Carolina floodwaters; Shane Bauer’s new book examines the business of private prisons.||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Business of Punishment: How Forced Prison Labor Has Generated Revenue Since the Colonial Era||We continue our interview with award-winning journalist Shane Bauer about his new book, “American Prison,” which dives deep into the profit-earning motives of U.S. prisons.||9/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDemocracy Now! 2018-09-19 Wednesday||Michael Moore on Dr. Christine Blasey Ford's sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh; Rev. William Barber on how the poor are suffering after Hurricane Florence; Amnesty International says Trump's new refugee cap is a matter of life and death.||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDemocracy Now! 2018-09-18 Tuesday||The Intercept’s Ryan Grim reports on assault accusations against Brett Kavanaugh; immigrants seeking aid after Florence fear deportation; 7 years after Occupy Wall Street, author and activist Nathan Schneider talks about the cooperative movement.||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDemocracy Now! 2018-09-17 Monday||Slate's Dahlia Lithwick says "Our System Is Too Broken to Assess the Sexual Assault Claim Against Kavanaugh”; Facebook declares a Think Progress report “fake news”; Botham Shem Jean’s family lawyer says police are smearing him to protect his killer.||9/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDemocracy Now! 2018-09-14 Friday||Indigenous and climate justice activists protest outside and inside the Global Climate Action Summit in San Francisco; plus, we host debates on two systems proposed as climate change solutions: cap-and-trade and geoengineering.||9/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDemocracy Now! 2018-09-13 Thursday||As Hurricane Florence heads towards the Carolinas, activists are concerned that animal waste from industrial hog farms and coal ash ponds could pollute waterways; author Bill McKibben discusses why climate change action needs more urgency.||9/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDemocracy Now! 2018-09-12 Wednesday||20 percent of firefighters battling California wildfires are prisoners paid just $1/hour. We visit a fire camp to talk to some of them; then, journalist Antonia Juhasz explains her new investigation into the deadly work of building oil pipelines.||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Suddenly having on-demand access to the entire Democracy Now podcast library is like winning some kind of unquantifiable lottery -- and we all, miraculously, have the winning ticket. Amy Goodman is, in my opinion, the best independent journalist of our times, courageously blazing trails where the corporate media yes-men fear to tread.
Unlike either Fox or Air America (which I can't really get into), Goodman and Gonzalez and the rest of the DN staff give amazing reportage, covering all sides of an issue - one could say that it's decidedly left, but it's anything but partisan... One gets the sense that their allegiance is to the truth, and the public interest.
Amy Goodman deserves the Pullitzer Prize. Hurricane Katrina coverage? The East Timor massacre? Take your pick.