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Democracy Now! - September 28, 2012 at 9:00am
Alice Walker on 30th Anniv. of "The Color Purple": Racism, Violence Against Women Are Global Issues; Palestine Conditions “More Brutal” Than in U.S. South of 50 Years Ago, Says Author Alice Walker; “Democratic Womanism”: Poet and Activist Alice Walker on Women Rising, Obama, and the 2012 Election.

Democracy Now! - September 27, 2012 at 9:00am
The United States of ALEC: Bill Moyers on the Secretive Corporate-Legislative Body Writing Our Laws; In U.N. Address, WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange Urges Obama Admin to End "Regime of Secrecy"; Exposed: U.S. May Have Designated Julian Assange and WikiLeaks An "Enemy of the State."

Democracy Now! - September 26, 2012 at 9:00am
Thousands Surround Spanish Parliament in Bid to "Occupy Congress" and Stop Austerity; Study Finds U.S. Drone Strikes in Pakistan Miss Militant Targets and "Terrorize" Civilians; Botched NFL Call Sparks Wide Support for Unionized Refs & Outrage at Owners’ "Corporate Arrogance."

Democracy Now! - September 25, 2012 at 9:00am
"Harvest of Empire": New Film Recounts How U.S. Intervention Caused Mass Latin American Migrations.

Democracy Now! - September 24, 2012 at 9:00am
As Anti-Immigrant "Papers" Law Takes Effect, Jeff Biggers on Arizona, the "State Out of the Union"; Jailed, Censored at Home, Russia’s Pussy Riot Hailed by Supporters from Yoko Ono to Aung San Suu Kyi; One Billion Rising: Eve Ensler, Activists Worldwide Plan Global Strike to End Violence Against ...

Democracy Now! - September 21, 2012 at 9:00am
Remembering Troy Davis: Questions Remain over Whether Georgia Executed Innocent Man One Year Ago; Troy Davis One Year Later: Execution Fuels National Movement to Abolish Death Penalty; As Italy Sentences 23 CIA Agents in Rendition Case, Obama Refuses To Prosecute Anyone For Torture.

Democracy Now! - September 20, 2012 at 9:00am
Mother Jones Reporter David Corn on Revealing the Secret Romney Video That’s Upended 2012 Campaign; Exclusive: Live From Illinois Plant Where Workers Camp Out to Pressure Romney, Bain on Saving Jobs; "Bainport, A Taste of the Romney Economy": Workers at Bain-Owned Factory Fight Outsourcing to China.

Democracy Now! - September 19, 2012 at 9:00am
Chicago Teachers Union President Karen Lewis: Deal Ending Strike a Victory for Education; Romney’s Dismissal of "Dependent" 47% in Line With Tax Policies Favoring the "Country Club" 1%.

Democracy Now! - September 18, 2012 at 9:00am
Michigan a Key Battleground for Labor Rights with Votes on Emergency Managers, Collective Bargaining; Obama Admin Appeals NDAA Ruling in Bid to Preserve Indefinite Detention at Home and Abroad; Detropia: New Doc Takes Intimate Look at Detroit’s Struggle With Manufacturing Collapse, Urban Decay.

Democracy Now! (9 am) - September 17, 2012 at 9:00am

Democracy Now! - September 14, 2012 at 9:00am
Could Pennsylvania Voter ID Law Help Romney Win Race? Up to 1 Million Voters Face Disenfranchisement; In Controversial Death Row Case, Pennsylvania Prepares to Execute Man Who Killed His Sexual Abusers; Pittsburgh Ban on Natural Gas Fracking Faces Challenge From State Authorities.

Democracy Now! - September 13, 2012 at 9:00am
Middle East Protests at U.S. Embassies Spread in Uproar over Anti-Muslim U.S. Film; Islamic Scholar Tariq Ramadan on the Growing Mideast Protests and "Islam & the Arab Awakening"; As U.S. Inequality Widens, Scholar Cornel West and Broadcaster Tavis Smiley Launch Poverty Tour 2.0

Democracy Now! - September 12, 2012 at 9:00am
U.S. Ambassador to Libya Killed as Anti-Islam Film Inflames "Repressed Social Forces" Post-Gaddafi; "500 Days": Author Kurt Eichenwald’s New Account of How Bush Admin Ignored Warnings Before 9/11; Whistleblower Brad Birkenfeld Rewarded Record $104M for Exposing How UBS Helped Rich Evade Taxes.

Democracy Now! (9 am) - September 11, 2012 at 9:00am
Ex-Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman Speaks Out on Karl Rove, Witch Hunt Hours Before Returning to Jail; Thousands Rally in Chicago Teachers’ Strike, Pushing Back Against Corporate-Backed Education Reform; Chris Hedges: Dems Owe Chicago Public Teachers Support for "Most Important Labor Action in Decades"..

Democracy Now! - September 10, 2012 at 9:00am
Chicago Public Teachers Stage Historic Strike in Clash with Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Education Reforms; Striking Teachers, Parents Join Forces to Oppose "Corporate" Education Model in Chicago; Chicago Teachers Strike Could Portend Referendum on Obama Admin’s Approach to Education Reform ...

Democracy Now! - September 7, 2012 at 9:00am
Obama Accepts Democratic Nomination for Re-Election with Appeal for More Time to Bring Change; "Effective Evil" or Progressives’ Best Hope? Glen Ford vs. Michael Eric Dyson on Obama’s Presidency; Accepting Democratic Nomination, Obama Pledges to Revive U.S. Economy While Protecting the Environment..

Democracy Now! - September 6, 2012 at 9:00am
Sandra Fluke Takes Fight for Women’s Health to DNC After Being Insulted for Contraception Advocacy; Lilly Ledbetter, Namesake of Fair Pay Act: From Discrimination Victim to Champion of Wage Equality; NAACP’s Ben Jealous on the Voting Rights Battles That Could Roll Back Gains and Decide 2012...

Democracy Now! - September 5, 2012 at 9:00am
DNC Begins with Fair Pay Advocate Lilly Ledbetter, Mayor Julián Castro and First Lady Michelle Obama; Undocumented Activists Arrested Outside DNC After Cross-Country Journey for Immigration Reform; Political Party Time: Corporations, Donors With Billions at Stake Fund Lavish Events at DNC; At DNC...

Democracy Now! Hour 2 - September 4, 2012 at 10:00am
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Democracy Now! - September 4, 2012 at 9:00am
Ahead of Charlotte DNC, Hundreds Protest Corporate Giants in "March on Wall Street South"; Grassroots Leader Rev. Dr. William Barber on the Fight for Voting, Civil Rights in North Carolina; Baldemar Velasquez Draws on Years of Farm Worker Organizing to Continue Struggle in Anti-Union South...

Democracy Now! (9 am) - September 3, 2012 at 9:00am
Rep. John Lewis, Civil Rights Icon, on the Struggle to Win–and Now Protect–Voting Rights in U.S.

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