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Democracy Now! - August 29, 2014 at 9:00am
Heralding a National Trend? Enrollment Surges as NYC Begins Full-Day Prekindergarten for 50,000 Kids; Ukraine Crisis Escalates as Russian Forces Cross Border, NATO Moves to Expand in Region; Could U.S. Airstrikes in Syria and Iraq Weaken Islamic State — or Win Them More Recruits? As 145 Arrested ...

Democracy Now! - August 28, 2014 at 9:00am
As Obama Settles on Nonbinding Treaty, "Only a Big Movement" Can Take on Global Warming; Tax Dodging Whopper? Burger King Moves to Canada After Merger with Tim Hortons; The Biggest Tax Scam Ever: How Corporate America Parks Profits Overseas, Avoiding Billions in Taxes; After Police Abuses Caught on

Democracy Now! - August 27, 2014 at 9:00am
"The Damage is Beyond Imagination in Gaza": Journalist Mohammed Omer on Ceasefire Deal & Rebuilding; NSA Creates Google-Like Search Engine to Help Other Agencies Access Collected Phone, Email Records; Is Ferguson Feeding on the Poor? City Disproportionately Stops, Charges and Fines People of Color.

Democracy Now! - August 26, 2014 at 9:00am
"There Will Be Justice": Mourners Speak Outside Michael Brown’s Funeral in St. Louis; There’s Something Wrong in America: Michael Brown’s Funeral Sparks Calls for an Enduring Movement; Vijay Prashad: 2011 NATO Bombing of Libya Led to Rise of Militias Now Fighting for Oil-Rich Land.

Democracy Now! - August 25, 2014 at 9:00am
Blowback: Vijay Prashad on How Islamic State Grew Out of U.S Invasion of Iraq, Destruction of Nation; “I Can’t Breathe”: NYC March over Chokehold Death of Eric Garner Protests Police Violence Nationwide; Hip-Hop Voices Talib Kweli & Rosa Clemente in Ferguson, "Ground Zero" for Police Brutality

Democracy Now! - August 22, 2014 at 9:00am
Dr. Paul Farmer on African Ebola Outbreak: Growing Inequality in Global Healthcare at Root of Crisis.

Democracy Now! - August 21, 2014 at 9:00am
"Negro Spring": Ferguson Residents, Friends of Michael Brown Speak Out For Human Rights; A War on Gaza’s Future? Israeli Assault Leaves 500 Kids Dead, 3,000 Injured, 373,000 Traumatized.

Democracy Now! - August 20, 2014 at 9:00am
Rubber Bullets, Tear Gas and Jail: Ferguson Police Crack Down on Journalists Covering Protest; "Not Acceptable in a Civilized Society": Pastor on Ferguson Police Targeting Traumatized Yout; "They Are All Michael Brown": State Senator Defends Protesters Seeking Justice in Police Shooting...

Democracy Now! - August 19, 2014 at 9:00am
Pastor: In Ferguson Police Crackdown, I Need a Gas Mask More Than My Clerical Collar; Activist: For a New Generation, Ferguson Marks Historic Nonviolent Resistance to Police Repression; St. Louis Activist: Decades After 1968 Urban Uprisings, Key Economic & Race Issues Remain Unresolved...

Democracy Now! - August 18, 2014 at 9:00am
Missouri Deploys National Guard to Ferguson; Autopsy Shows Police Shot Michael Brown 6 Times; St. Louis Pastor: Ferguson Police Chief Tom Jackson Should Resign; Institutional Racism in Ferguson? First Black School Chief Speaks Out After Forced Resignation; "A Human Rights Crisis"

Democracy Now! - August 15, 2014 at 9:00am
Facing National Outcry, Ferguson Police Drop Military-Grade Gear as Protests Continue Over Shooting; Cops or Soldiers? Pentagon, DHS Helped Arm Police in Ferguson with Equipment Used in War; As WHO Warns Ebola Death Toll Is Underestimated, How Should Global Community Handle Dire Crisis?

Democracy Now! - August 14, 2014 at 9:00am
Armed w/ Military-Grade Weapons, Missouri Police Crack Down on Protests over Michael Brown Shootin; Worse Than Tiananmen? 1st Anniversary of Egyptian Army Killings of 800+ Anti-Coup Protesters; New Family Detention Centers Hold Immigrant Women and Children Without Bond as Asylum Claims Pend.

Democracy Now! (9 am) - August 13, 2014 at 9:00am
The Rise of ISIS: US Invasion of Iraq, Foreign Backing of Syrian Rebels Helped Fuel Jihadis’ Advance; Glenn Greenwald on Iraq: Is U.S. "Humanitarianism" Only Summoned to Control Oil-rich Areas? Glenn Greenwald: U.S. Intel Agencies Provide "Key Ingredient" in Enabling Israeli Aggression in Gaza.

Democracy Now! - August 11, 2014 at 9:00am
Noam Chomsky on Media’s "Shameful Moment" in Gaza & How a U.S. Shift Could End the Occupation; Noam Chomsky on BDS and How the Israeli Occupation is "Much Worse Than Apartheid"; "Sadistic & Grotesque": Noam Chomsky on How Israel Limits Food & Medicine in Occupied Gaza.

Democracy Now! - August 8, 2014 at 9:00am
As U.S. Airstrikes in Iraq Begin, Will Military Intervention Escalate Growing Crisis? Uri Avnery on Gaza Crisis, His Time in a Zionist "Terrorist" Group & Becoming a Peace Activist.

Democracy Now! - August 7, 2014 at 9:00am
Despite Ceasefire, Humanitarian Crisis Continues in Gaza with 500,000 Displaced & 10,000 Injured; "A Hideous Atrocity": Noam Chomsky on Israel’s Assault on Gaza & U.S. Support for the Occupation.

Democracy Now! - August 6, 2014 at 9:00am
As Palestinians Go To ICC, Human Rights Watch Alleges Israeli War Crimes for Shooting Fleeing Gazan; Can Israel Claim Self-Defense Against the Territory It Occupies? Int’l Jurist John Dugard Says No; Killing of U.S. General by Afghan Soldier Underscores Obama’s "Deep Problems" in Winding Down War."

Democracy Now! - August 5, 2014 at 9:00am
Gaza Ceasefire: After 1,800+ Dead, What Led Israel to Stop the Assault — and What Comes Next?; Iron Dome Boondoggle: Has Obama Just Signed a $225M Check for a Defective Israeli Missile Shield?; New York Police Killing of Eric Garner Spurs Debate on Chokeholds & Filming Officer Misconduct.

Democracy Now! - August 4, 2014 at 9:00am
"Everything That Moves in Rafah is a Target": Israel Continues Shelling of Gaza During Short "Pause"; "Disgraceful," "Criminal Act": Israel Condemned as 10 Die in Another Strike on U.N. Shelter in Gaza; Likely Solution for a Lasting Ceasefire Was on the Table Before Israeli Assault & Over 1800 Dead.

Democracy Now! - August 1, 2014 at 9:00am
As Gaza Ceasefire Collapses, Israel Kills Dozens Following Soldier’s Capture in Rafah; Gazan Human Rights Lawyer Pleads to U.S.: We Deserve To Be Protected, Not Bombed With Your Weapons; Recipe for Lasting Ceasefire? Lifting Israeli Siege & Int’l Accountability Could Break Status Quo.

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