Archives for Democracy Now! (9 am): May 2013

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Democracy Now! (9 am) - May 31, 2013 at 9:00am
In Civil Rights Victory, Virginia Restores Voting Rights for Hundreds of Thousands Nonviolent Felons; As FBI Seeks Capture of Assata Shakur, NAACP Head Calls for U.S. Truth & Reconciliation Commission; Oscar López Rivera: After 32 Years in Prison, Calls Grow for Release of Puerto Rican Activist...

Democracy Now! - May 30, 2013 at 9:00am
Did Public Television Commit Self-Censorship to Appease Billionaire Funder David Koch? As Lawmakers Target Food Stamp Funding, New Report Finds 1 in 6 in U.S. are Going Hungry.

Democracy Now! (9 am) - May 29, 2013 at 9:00am

Democracy Now! (9 am) - May 28, 2013 at 9:00am
Chicago to Shutter 50 Public Schools: Is Historic Mass Closure an Experiment in Privatization?; Obama Taps Billionaire Fundraiser Penny Pritzker for Commerce Despite Anti-Labor, Subprime Legacy; Poet, Author Alice Walker Meets the Inner Journey With Global Activism in "The Cushion in the Road."

Democracy Now! (9 am) - May 27, 2013 at 9:00am

Democracy Now! - May 23, 2013 at 9:00am
Killing Americans: Jeremy Scahill on Obama Admin’s Admission 4 U.S. Citizens Died in Drone Strikes; Ríos Montt Genocide Verdict Annulled, But Activists Ensure US-Backed Crimes Will Never Be Forgotten; Mexican Priest Alejandro Solalinde on Central, South American Migrants’ Perilous Journey to U.S.

Democracy Now! - May 22, 2013 at 9:00am
After 3 Trials, Memphis Prisoner Timothy McKinney Wins Freedom by Pleading Guilty to Crime He Denie; Other Than Honorable: Army Strips Benefits of Wounded Veterans by Kicking Them Out for Misconduct; Editor of The Progressive Calls For Eric Holder to Resign Over Spying on Press, Occupy Protesters.

Democracy Now! - May 21, 2013 at 9:00am
"The Unimaginable Has Happened": Massive Tornado Kills Dozens, Flattens Suburb of Oklahoma City; Why Austerity Kills: From Greece to U.S., Crippling Economic Policies Causing Global Health Crisis.

Democracy Now! - May 20, 2013 at 9:00am
Coalition of Immokalee Workers Targets Wendy’s in Fair Food Campaign to Improve Wages, Conditions; Geoengineering: Can We Save the Planet by Messing with Nature? Seattle Teachers, Students Win Historic Victory Over Standardized Testing.

Democracy Now! (9 am) - May 17, 2013 at 9:00am
"Astoundingly Disturbing": Obama Administration Claims Power to Wage Endless War Across the Globe; Obama Worse Than Nixon? Pentagon Papers Attorney Decries AP Phone Probe, Julian Assange Persecution; Released From Prison, Climate Activist Tim DeChristopher on Civil Disobedience & Building Movements.

Democracy Now! - May 16, 2013 at 9:00am
The Other IRS Scandal": David Cay Johnston on Dark Money Political Groups Seeking Tax Exemption; AP Monitoring Raises Fears of Government Overreach: How Far Will Obama Go to Crack Down on Leaks? Debate: What Caused Cooper Union’s Fiscal Woes and is Ending Free Tuition the Answer?

Democracy Now! - May 15, 2013 at 9:00am
Chris Hedges: Monitoring of AP Phones a "Terrifying" Step in State Assault on Press Freedom; Nobel Laureate Rigoberta Menchú Hails Genocide Conviction of Ex-Guatemalan Dictator Ríos Montt; Allan Nairn: After Ríos Montt Verdict, Time for U.S. to Account for Its Role in Guatemalan Genocide.

Democracy Now! - May 14, 2013 at 9:00am
Jailed Civil Rights Attorney Lynne Stewart Seeks Compassionate Release over Worsening Cancer; Former Attorney General Ramsey Clark Decries Government’s "Big Brother" Seizure of AP Phone Records; Dr. Paul Farmer on Rwanda’s Health Leap, Haiti’s Struggles & How Communities Can Repair the World.

Democracy Now! - May 13, 2013 at 9:00am
Ríos Montt Guilty of Genocide: Are Guatemalan President Pérez Molina, U.S. Officials Next? Climate Tipping Point? Concentration of Carbon Dioxide Tops 400 ppm For First Time in Human History.

Democracy Now! (9 am) - May 10, 2013 at 9:00am

Democracy Now! - May 9, 2013 at 9:00am
Did Police Negligence & Suspect Ariel Castro’s Unpunished Domestic Abuse Prolong Victims’ Captivity? Behind the Cleveland Kidnappings, A Culture of "Toxic Masculinity" & Gender-Based Violence; Chicago Workers Open New Cooperatively Owned Factory Five Years After Republic Windows Occupation...

Democracy Now! - May 8, 2013 at 9:00am
Pentagon Study Finds 26,000 Military Sexual Assaults Last Year, Over 70 Sex Crimes Per Day; Eduardo Galeano, Chronicler of Latin America’s "Open Veins," on His New Book "Children of the Days."

Democracy Now! - May 7, 2013 at 9:00am
Robert Fisk on Syria’s Civil War, Chemical Weapons "Theater" & Obama’s Backing of Israeli Strikes; Mississippi to Execute Willie Manning Tonight After Rejecting DNA Tests & FBI’s Admission of Error; "Over the Line": U.S. Agents Shooting Dead Innocent Mexicans Across the Border With Impunity.

Democracy Now! - May 6, 2013 at 9:00am
Michael Pollan on How Reclaiming Cooking Can Save Our Food System, Make Us Healthy & Grow Democracy.

Democracy Now! - May 3, 2013 at 9:00am
Assata Shakur in Her Own Words: Rare Recording of Activist Named to FBI Most Wanted Terrorists List; Angela Davis and Assata Shakur’s Lawyer Denounce FBI’s Adding of Exiled Activist to Terrorist List; As Migrant Toll Mounts, Mexicans Urge Obama to Put Human Rights at Center of Immigration Reform.

Democracy Now! - May 2, 2013 at 9:00am
As U.S. Moves to Arm Syrian Rebels, Questions Raised About Reports of Chemical Weapons Attack; Punishing Vieques: Puerto Rico Struggles With Contamination 10 Years After Activists Expel U.S. Navy; Rep. José Serrano: Critical Latino Vote Has Changed the Equation in Washington’s Immigration Debate.

Democracy Now! - May 1, 2013 at 9:00am
Obama Vows to Seek Guantánamo Closure, But Immediate Action Could Prevent Hunger Strikers’ Deaths; As Bangladesh Toll Hits 400, Calls Grow to Grant Workers the Same Protections as Labels They Make; Tennis Star Martina Navratilova, Among First "Out" Pro Athletes, Congratulates NBA’s Jason Collins.

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