Democracy Now! Video

Democracy Now! Video
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.

2019-08-21 Wednesday
Aug 21 • 59 min
We return to the border with Alvaro Enciso, an artist who builds and places crosses in the sites where migrants have died in the Sonoran Desert. New York’s Child Victims Act has allowed hundreds of victims to file cases since its enactment last week.
2019-08-20 Tuesday
Aug 20 • 59 min
Daniel Pantaleo, the police officer who killed Eric Garner in 2014, has been fired. We speak with Garner’s daughter Emerald; Right-wing protesters are outnumbered by counterprotesters in Portland; A mass suicide bombing at a wedding in Kabul kills 63.
2019-08-19 Monday
Aug 19 • 59 min
A special broadcast from Arizona, speaking with activists leaving water and other aid for migrants crossing the Sonoran Desert and a local organization working to identify human remains near the U.S.-Mexico border.
2019-08-16 Friday
Aug 16 • 59 min
With Trump’s urging, Israel bars entry to Congresswomen Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib; Atlantic staff writer Vann Newkirk talks about the racist policies that dispossessed black Americans in the “great land robbery” of the 20th century.
Sister Helen Prejean on Fighting the Death Penalty, Meeting with the Boston Marathon Bomber & More
Aug 15
Sister Helen Prejean reflects on her decades of fighting the death penalty and why she has met multiple times with Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who was convicted in the Boston Marathon bombing case.
New York Lawmakers Behind Child Victims Act Say It Will “Transform Trauma into Real Action”
Aug 15
Part 2 of our conversation with two New York state legislators, Senator Alessandra Biaggi and Assemblymember Yuh-Line Niou, who helped pass the Child Victims Act. The state law, which went into effect Wednesday, extends the statute of limitations on child…
2019-08-15 Thursday
Aug 15 • 59 min
Horror at Metropolitan Correctional Center. How Jeffrey Epstein’s death is exposing decades of abuse at the NYC jail; With Epstein gone, survivors are going after his accomplices and estate; The Child Victims Act goes into effect in New York this week.
2019-08-14 Wednesday
Aug 14 • 59 min
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Sonia Nazario explains how crime and corruption in Honduras fuel migration north; Sister Helen Prejean, famous anti-death penalty activist, reacts to the Trump administration reinstating the federal death penalty.
2019-08-13 Tuesday
Aug 13 • 59 min
We spend the hour with award-winning author and academic Ibram X. Kendi, whose new book, “How to Be an Antiracist,” comes out Tuesday.
2019-08-12 Monday
Aug 12 • 59 min
Jeffrey Epstein is dead, but the fight for justice continues for his many victims; Mass protests force authorities to ground flights at Hong Kong International Airport; In Russia, tens of thousands march in largest anti-government protest in years.
2019-08-09 Friday
Aug 9 • 59 min
ICE agents raid poultry processing plants in Mississippi, arresting 680 people; A new IPCC report sounds the alarm on the climate change impact on land resources; New documents reveal Monsanto’s attempts to discredit critics and journalists.
2019-08-08 Thursday
Aug 8 • 59 min
As India revokes Kashmir’s special status that granted it some autonomy, we convene a roundtable to discuss the implications for the region. We discuss the dangers of linking mental health issues to mass shootings.
2019-08-07 Wednesday
Aug 7 • 59 min
We remember the trailblazing novelist, teacher and editor Toni Morrison, who has died at the age of 88. We speak with legendary authors and friends of Toni Morrison, Angela Davis, Nikki Giovanni and Sonia Sanchez.