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

As the world's biggest polluters obstruct the U.N. climate talks, we look at the role of the fossil fuel industry at the summit, the impact on developing nations that have done the least to cause the crisis and how Costa Rica is decarbonizing its economy.

We continue our conversation with Harjeet Singh, who says big polluters are hindering climate talks even as countries from the Global South warn that without drastic action they face annihilation.

A top Trump energy adviser runs away from Democracy Now!'s questions at the U.N. climate talks; a Filipina climate activist searches for justice after losing family members in Typhoon Haiyan; advocates say the U.S. is poisoning the U.N. climate talks.

At the U.N. climate summit in Poland, we talk to 15-year-old Swedish activist Greta Thunberg about her months-long strike against climate change; climate scientist Kevin Anderson calls for a Marshall Plan to shift away from fossil fuels.

Marcy Wheeler says federal prosecutors could indict the Trump Organization; thousands protest at the U.N. climate summit in Poland as the U.S. joins Russia, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait in downplaying a study on the catastrophic threat of climate change.

As U.N. climate talks in Poland continue, Ojibwe environmental leader Winona LaDuke calls for an indigenous-led Green New Deal; Yanis Varoufakis and Bernie Sanders form a progressive movement to fight the rising right wing around the globe.

A Uyghur activist's family disappears after she speaks out against China's persecution of Muslims and ethnic minorities in the country's northwest; a new documentary follows survivors of Spain's Franco dictatorship in their pursuit of justice.

Wisconsin Republicans stage a power grab as a Democratic governor prepares to take office, Ruth Conniff talks about the people pushing back; As media memorializes George H.W. Bush, John R. MacArthur remembers his propaganda campaign in the 1991 Gulf War.

George H.W. Bush invaded Panama in his first year as president, killing 3,000 people and setting the stage for U.S. wars to come. We look at this legacy with historian Greg Grandin, writer Ariel Dorfman and human rights lawyer José Luis Morín.

George H.W. Bush is dead. We look at his legacy, from the 1991 Iraq invasion that began decades of U.S. wars to his inaction during the AIDS epidemic. We interview independent Sen. Bernie Sanders on the Green New Deal & U.S.-backed illegal war in Yemen.