Democracy Now! Audio

Democracy Now! Audio

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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.

Recent Episodes

Remembering Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul. We speak to professors Angela Davis, Mark Anthony Neal and Farah Jasmine Griffin on the civil rights and feminist icon.

A scathing 1,400-page report exposes the extent of the Catholic Church's child sex abuse cover-up in Pennsylvania; Michigan Democratic congressional candidate Rashida Tlaib talks about tackling civil rights & the importance of her Palestinian roots.

We continue our conversation with Detroit Democratic congressional candidate Rashida Tlaib, who is poised to become the first Palestinian American and one of the first two Muslim women to serve in Congress after winning her Democratic primary last week. Tlaib talks about finding inspiration from her mother, campaigning to end U.S. support for the devastating Saudi-led bombing campaign in Yemen and her support for the women who have accused Donald Trump of sexual assault and harassment.

It's been six months since the shooting massacre at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida; the Trump administration has still not reunited over 550 children forcibly separated from their parents at the border.

As a man with cancer wins a $289M verdict against Monsanto, we look at how the company hid dangers of the Roundup herbicide. Yemen mourns 40 boys killed by a U.S. bomb in a Saudi-led airstrike, as AP reports the U.S. made deals with al-Qaeda there.

A nuclear standoff builds with Iran as the Trump administration reimposes economic sanctions; protesters interrupt Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to ask about his alleged ethical lapses and why he won't address climate change's role in ongoing wildfires.

The left-wing runner-up in Colombia's presidential election discusses Venezuela, the drug war and climate change; a new documentary called "All For One" follows American and Russian filmmakers with disabilities collaborating to tell their own stories.

Extended interview with Jon Novick and Ben Rosloff, filmmakers with Media Enabled Musketeers.

Climate change is driving uncontrollable wildfires in California; thousands of prisoners are battling the fires for $2 per day, including the largest fire in the state's history; today marks the 73rd anniversary of the U.S. atomic bombing in Nagasaki.

We continue our interview with Debbie Africa, who spent nearly 40 years behind bars before being released earlier this summer. Newly freed, she has united with her son, Mike Jr., for the first time outside prison walls.