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Hosted by award winning reporter Amy Goodman, Democracy Now! is one of the hottest national daily radio programs on the air today. Started as an election year show in 1996, Democracy Now! expanded into a hard-hitting investigative news magazine.
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Democracy Now! - January 31, 2013 at 9:00am
Immigration Activists Win Reunion for Phoenix-Area Family After Deportation Almost Tears Them Apart; Obama Offers Hope on Immigration Reform, But Emphasis on Enforcement Portends More Criminalization; Redemption: Oscar-Nominated Doc Follows the Working Poor Who Survive on Collecting Bottles and Cans
Democracy Now! - January 30, 2013 at 9:00am
Is Egypt on the Brink of Collapse? Sharif Abdel Kouddous Reports from Restive City of Port Said; Ex-CIA Agent, Whistleblower John Kiriakou Sentenced to Prison While Torturers He Exposed Walk Free; Whistleblower John Kiriakou: For Embracing Torture, John Brennan a "Terrible Choice to Lead the CIA."
Democracy Now! - January 29, 2013 at 9:00am
The Gatekeepers: In New Film, Ex-Shin Bet Chiefs Denounce Occupation, Compare Israel to Nazi Germany; Seattle’s Teacher Uprising: High School Faculty Faces Censure for Boycotting Standardized MAP Tests.
Democracy Now! - January 28, 2013 at 9:00am
Fruitvale, Depiction of Oscar Grant’s Last Day of Life, Takes Top Prizes at Sundance Film Festival; Dirty Wars, Documentary on U.S. Covert Warfare Abroad, Wins Sundance Cinematography Award; "Running from Crazy": Mariel Hemingway Tackles Family History of Suicide, Mental Illness in New Doc.
Democracy Now! - January 23, 2013 at 9:00am
"We Steal Secrets": Alex Gibney’s New Documentary Explores the Story of WikiLeaks; WikiLeaks Legal Adviser: "We Steal Secrets" Overlooks Key Facets of Julian Assange’s Persecution; "Fire in the Blood": Millions Die in Africa After Big Pharma Blocks Imports of Generic AIDS Drugs.
Democracy Now! - January 22, 2013 at 9:00am
Inaugurating 2nd Term, Obama Hints at a More Progressive Domestic Agenda Than in His First 4 Years; Dirty Wars: Jeremy Scahill and Rick Rowley’s New Film Exposes Hidden Truths of Covert U.S. Warfare.
Democracy Now! 2013 Inauguration Coverage - January 21, 2013 at 8:00am
Democracy Now expanded live broadcast continues. Scheduled guests include: Angela Davis, Danny Glover, Alice Walker, Ralph Nader, Rita Dove, Katrina vanden Heuvel, Van Jones, Sonia Sanchez, Julian Bond, Marian Wright Edelman, Barbara Ehrenreich, Sweet Honey in the Rock and Mos Def.
Democracy Now! - January 18, 2013 at 9:00am
"Unintended Consequences of Military Intervention": Roots of Mali, Algeria Crisis Tied to Libya War; "The Tony Soprano of the Cycling World": Dave Zirin on Lance Armstrong’s Doping Confession; Notre Dame Football Faulted For Covering Up Manti Te’o Hoax While Refusing to Probe Rape Scandal...
Democracy Now! - January 17, 2013 at 9:00am
Exclusive: Aaron Swartz’s Partner, Expert Witness Say Prosecutors Unfairly Targeted Dead Activist; As Obama Prepares for 2nd Term, Tavis Smiley Urges Him to Take Up MLK’s Fight Against Poverty.
Democracy Now! (9 am) - January 16, 2013 at 9:00am
VA. Tech Shooting Survivor: Obama’s Gun Plan a 1st Step, But "We Need a Movement" to Overcome NRA; Debate on Armed Police in Schools: Needed For Kid Safety or Part of the Student-to-Prison Pipeline?; Behind the NRA’s Money: Gun Lobby Deepens Financial Ties to $12 Billion Firearms Industry.
Democracy Now! - January 15, 2013 at 9:00am
Admin Aids French Bombing of Mali After U.S.-Trained Forces Join Rebels in Uranium-Rich Region; "Kill Anything That Moves": New Book Exposes Hidden Crimes of the War Kerry, Hagel Fought in Vietnam.
Democracy Now! - January 14, 2013 at 9:00am
"An Incredible Soul": Lawrence Lessig Remembers Aaron Swartz After Leading Cyberactivist’s Suicide; Freedom to Connect: Aaron Swartz (1986-2013) on Victory To Save Open Internet, Fight Online Censors.
Democracy Now! - January 11, 2013 at 9:00am
"Failure of Epic Proportions": Treasury Nominee Jack Lew’s Pro-Bank, Austerity, Deregulation Legacy; Matt Taibbi & William Black on Bailout Secrets & How New Foreclosure Deal Spares Banks From Justice; Three Years After the Quake, How the World Came to Save Haiti and Left Behind a Disaster.
Democracy Now! - January 10, 2013 at 9:00am
Debate: With Chávez Ailing, Venezuela’s Longstanding Divisions Threaten New Political Upheaval; Bronx Residents Accosted by NYPD Win Landmark Court Ruling Deeming “Stop and Frisk” Tactic Illegal.
Democracy Now! - January 9, 2013 at 9:00am
Australia on Fire: Record-Shattering Heat, Wildfires Engulf World’s Largest Exporter of Coal; Part 2: Al Jazeera’s Sami al-Hajj on His 438-Day Hunger Strike in U.S. Detention at Gitmo Prison; As Brennan Tapped for CIA, Case of Somali Detainees Highlights Obama’s Embrace of Secret Renditions.
Democracy Now! (9 am) - January 8, 2013 at 9:00am
4 Years After Vow to Close Gitmo, Why Has Obama Signed NDAA Bill Barring Transfer of Its Prisoners?; Exclusive: As Gitmo Turns 11, Al Jazeera’s Sami al-Hajj on 6-Year Ordeal of U.S. Detention, Torture.
Democracy Now! - January 7, 2013 at 9:00am
Obama’s Cheney? "Assassination Czar" John Brennan Brings Legacy of Drone War and Torture to CIA Nod; Chuck Hagel Faces Tough Confirmation from Senate Hawks for Rejecting Party Line on Israel, Iran; Hacker Group Anonymous Leaks Chilling Video in Case of Alleged Steubenville Rape, Cover-U.
Democracy Now! - January 4, 2013 at 9:00am
Newly Sworn-In 113th Congress Is the Most Diverse in History, But Not the Most Progressive; Is Fracking Safe? Debate on Controversial Natural Gas Drilling Technique As NY Moratorium May Expire.
Democracy Now! - January 3, 2013 at 9:00am
Indian Gang-Rape Victim’s Attackers Charged with Murder, Protesters Push for Broader Women’s Rights; Exposé Reveals Walmart Blocked Improvements Despite Vows To Improve Safety After Deadly Factory Fire.
Democracy Now! - January 2, 2013 at 9:00am
So-Called Fiscal Cliff Averted as Congress Begins New Fight over Spending on Social Welfare Programs; Will 350.org Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaign Be Key Tactic in 2013 Battle Over Climate Change?; “An Enormous Loss”: Rebecca Tarbotton, Leading Environmentalist Dies in Swimming Accident.
Democracy Now! (9 am) - January 1, 2013 at 9:00am
Today we look at the nexus of politics and art, airing highlights of our cultural coverage from the past year featuring Alice Walker, Walter Mosley, Tony Kushner, Randy Weston, Steve Earle, Randall Robinson, Toshi Reagon, Tom Morello and others. We pay tribute to the late Adrienne Rich, Gore Vidal..