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Democracy Now! (9 am) - December 31, 2012 at 9:00am
Today we look back at 2012. In the most expensive election in U.S. history, President Barack Obama defeated Mitt Romney, forcing the Republicans to reconsider their policies, among others, around women and immigrants. While the major party presidential candidates did not take on climate change...

Democracy Now! - December 28, 2012 at 9:00am
Dennis Kucinich on the "Fiscal Cliff": Why Are We Sacrificing American Jobs for Corporate Profits?; Outgoing Rep. Dennis Kucinich: With 2 Parties Failing U.S., It’s on Us to Build a "Culture of Peace"; The Wilmington 10: North Carolina Urged to Pardon Civil Rights Activists Falsely Jailed 40 Years..

Democracy Now! - December 27, 2012 at 9:00am
NY Daily News Honors Juan González for 25 Years as "Beacon to Whistleblowers and Wronged People"; The FBI vs. Occupy: Secret Docs Reveal "Counterterrorism" Monitoring of OWS from Its Earliest Days; The Other Bradley Manning: Jeremy Hammond Faces Life Term For WikiLeaks and Hacked Stratfor Emails...

Democracy Now! - December 26, 2012 at 9:00am
"Blood on Your Hands": CODEPINK Interrupts NRA’s Wayne LaPierre as He Calls for Guns in U.S. Schools; As U.S. Faces Gun Epidemic Post-Newtown, Obama Urged to Break With NRA & Back Global U.N. Arms Treaty; Idle No More: Indigenous-Led Protests Sweep Canada for Native Sovereignty and Environmental ...

Democracy Now! (9 am) - December 25, 2012 at 9:00am
Dr. Gabor Maté on the Stress-Disease Connection, Addiction and the Destruction of American Childhood

Democracy Now! (9 am) - December 24, 2012 at 9:00am
Rep. John Lewis, Civil Rights Icon, on the Struggle to Win, and Now Protect, Voting Rights in U.S.

Democracy Now! - December 21, 2012 at 9:00am
New Report Sheds Light on Bin Laden Murder, As Pakistan Faces Fallout from U.S.-Led Vaccination Plot; As the ANC Votes to Support BDS, A New Film Compares Life in Palestine to Apartheid South Africa; “End of the World”: Apocalypse or Shopocalypse? Reverend Billy on Consumerism and Climate Change.

Democracy Now! - December 20, 2012 at 9:00am
Domestic Abuse Survivor Goldie Taylor on Giving Up Her Gun & the Unseen Plague of National Violence; Louisiana TV Station Fires Black Meteorologist for Responding to Viewer’s Barb About Her Hair; The Bribery Aisle: How Wal-Mart Used Payoffs to Bribe Its Way Through Expansion in Mexico.

Democracy Now! - December 19, 2012 at 9:00am
"We Have to Do Something": Rep. Carolyn McCarthy on the Growing Push for Gun Control After Newtown; Rep. Raúl Grijalva Rejects Obama "Fiscal Cliff" Plan to Cut More from Social Security than Military; Michael Moore’s Poetic Plea to Obama: "Dear Mr. President, Please Let Leonard Peltier Come Home"...

Democracy Now! - December 18, 2012 at 9:00am
As Newtown’s First Victims Are Buried, Washington Shows Signs of Life in Taking on Gun Lobby; New Town to Newtown: How ’96 Massacre Spurred Gun Laws in Australia — and No Mass Shootings Since; "Americans Kill People": Michael Moore on Newtown, Mass Shootings, and the U.S. Culture of Violence...

Democracy Now! (9 am) - December 17, 2012 at 9:00am
"We Can’t Tolerate This Anymore": Obama Vows Action After Worst Grade School Massacre in U.S. History; Debate: After Newtown, Will Nation’s Worst-Ever Grade School Shooting Spur Tougher Gun Control?; Egypt’s Referendum Clears 1st Round, But Critics Seek Revote After Charges of Rigged Polls.

Democracy Now! (9 am) - December 14, 2012 at 9:00am

Democracy Now! - December 13, 2012 at 9:00am
Matt Taibbi: After Laundering $800 Million in Drug Money, How Did HSBC Executives Avoid Jail?; Matt Taibbi on the Unfolding Libor Scandal and What Sen. DeMint’s Departure Means for Fractured GOP; Exclusive: Native American Activist Leonard Peltier’s Jailhouse Plea for Long-Denied Clemency...

Democracy Now! (9 am) - December 12, 2012 at 9:00am

Democracy Now! - December 11, 2012 at 9:00am
Michigan GOP Push Through Anti-Union, Elite-Backed "Right-to-Work" Law Before House Majority Shrinks; “Protest Here is Vigorous”: Unrest, Polarization Before Egypt’s Referendum; Charles Glass on Syria’s Mutual Destruction and the Unconvincing Fears of Assad’s Chemical Weapons.

Democracy Now! - December 10, 2012 at 9:00am
2012 Nobel Peace Prize Goes to the European Union amid Opposition from Three Former Laureates; Does the EU Deserve the Nobel Peace Prize? Critics Condemn Role in Brutal Greek AusterityNorwegian Peace Activist: Top Role in Global Arms Trade Makes EU Unworthy of Nobel Prize; A "Radical Idea" ...

Democracy Now! - December 7, 2012 at 9:00am
"If Not Now, Then When?": Filipino Negotiator Pleads for Climate Deal After Typhoon Kills 500; Profiting From Pollution: Top Venezuelan Negotiator on the Economic Motives Behind the Climate Talks; “Your Governments Have Failed You”: Syrian-American Student Munira Sibai Calls For Climate Justice...

Democracy Now! - December 6, 2012 at 9:00am
After Deadly Clashes in Cairo, Egypt Faces One of Its Largest Political Crises Since Revolution Began; “We are Running Out of Time”: Obama Urged to Match Rhetoric to Action on Climate Deal; With Future Imperiled, Youth Activists Demand Urgent Action at U.N. Climate Summit in Doha.

Democracy Now! - December 5, 2012 at 9:00am
Amy Goodman Questions Top U.S. Negotiator on Alleged Obstruction of U.N. Climate Talks in Doha; From Small Island States to Largest Polluters, "Everyone is Looking to the U.S." on Global Warming; "Get It Done": After Stirring Durban Speech, Student Anjali Appadurai Initially Banned by UN in Doha...

Democracy Now! (9 am) - December 4, 2012 at 9:00am

Democracy Now! - December 3, 2012 at 9:00am
Climate Cliff: As Global Emissions Peak, Hopes for U.N. Climate Deal in Doha at All-Time Low; Qatari Minister, COP18 Chair Questioned on Record Emissions in Climate Summit’s Host Nation; At U.N. Climate Summit in Doha, Arab Youth Activists Stage Qatar’s First Ever Climate March; U.N. Climate Summit

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