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'It Is Officially Open Season on Black Folks': Legal Expert Decries Handling of Wilson Grand Jury
Posted on: Nov 25, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Vine Warren, executive director of the Center for Constitutional Rights, opens up on the travesty of justice in Missouri.
Matt Taibbi and Bank Whistleblower on How JPMorgan Chase Helped Wreck the Economy and Avoid Prosecution
Posted on: Nov 7, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
A whistleblower reveals how JPMorgan Chase got away with cratering the economy.
Noam Chomsky: The One Big Thing America Needs to Do to Turn Itself Around
Posted on: Oct 23, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
We could start by actually living up to our own laws.
90 Percent of Tipped Restaurant Workers Harassed on the Job: "One Fair Wage" to Help End Sexual Harassment
Posted on: Oct 14, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Female restaurant workers are especially vulnerable to harassment in states where tipped workers earn a federal minimum wage of $2.13 per hour.
Whoa, America Appears to Be Showing Signs of Sanity on Marijuana Policy
Posted on: Sep 14, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Drug Policy Alliance's Ethan Nadelmann speaks with Democracy Now about decriminalization.
Rebecca Solnit on the Santa Barbara Massacre and Viral #YesAllWomen Response to Misogynist Violence
Posted on: May 27, 2014, Source: Democracy Now
"We know not all men are rapists, murderers, abusers and misogynists — but all women are impacted by the men who are."
Family Secrets Revealed: New Book Tells All About the Koch Family
Posted on: May 21, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Daniel Schulman's latest work takes a look at one of the most powerful families and supporters of conservative causes
The GOP Doesn't Want You to See This Koch Brothers Documentary
Posted on: May 21, 2014, Source: Democracy Now
A new film exposes the actions of billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch, such as their millions of dollars spent to attack labor unions
Snowden Docs: NSA Is Taping Every Cell Phone Call Made in Bahamas
Posted on: May 20, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
The spy agency is at it again -- this time by monitoring mobile phone calls made in the Caribbean island
How the CIA's Polio Ruse in Pakistan Fueled a Global Health Emergency
Posted on: May 14, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
The intelligence agency's fake vaccination campaign to catch Osama bin Laden sparked a violent backlash from the Taliban.
Chaos in the Execution Chamber: Witness Recounts Botched Killing that Caused Okla. Prisoner’s Fatal Heart Attack
Posted on: Apr 30, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
"He began writhing, lifting his shoulders up off the gurney and his head up off the gurney. He was clenching his jaw, exhaling."
A Hot War With Russia Is Conceivable: Top Scholar Stephen Cohen on Russia-Ukraine Crisis
Posted on: Apr 17, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
The dangers are growing all the more real.
Matt Taibbi: The SuperRich in America Have Become 'Untouchables' Who Don't Go to Prison
Posted on: Apr 15, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Taibbi discusses his new book, "The Divide: American Injustice in the Age of the Wealth Gap."
The Secret History of How Banks Assumed Control of the U.S. Economy
Posted on: Apr 8, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Nomi Prins, author of the new book, 'All the Presidents' Bankers' shares her discoveries about the power of finance on the American economy.
War Workers: How Vulnerable Foreign Laborers Are Exploited on U.S. Military Bases
Posted on: Mar 10, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Foreign laborers on U.S. bases in Afghanistan are deceived and indebted, victims of local recruiters who charge thousands of dollars.
As Ukraine Violence Escalates, Leaked Tape Suggests U.S. Was Plotting Coup
Posted on: Feb 20, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Professor Stephen Cohen: "We are watching history being made, but history of the worst kind."
Is Ukraine's Opposition a Democratic Movement or a Force of Right-Wing Extremism?
Posted on: Jan 30, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
A debate on whether the rush to back Ukraine's opponents of Russian President Vladimir Putin obscures a more complex reality beneath the surface.
Bill Moyers on the Dark Money Assault on Democracy and How Racism Stills Drives Our Politics
Posted on: Jan 27, 2014, Source: Democracy Now
Moyers, "We should know who’s buying our government."
Can South Sudan Survive Oil-Fueled Neocolonialism?
Posted on: Jan 27, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
A documentary film reveals how South Sudan, the world's newest state, has become ground zero for contemporary colonialism in Africa.
Democracy Now: Say It Ain't So: Japan Considering Restarting Its Nuclear Programs?
Posted on: Jan 15, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Japan halted nearly all nuclear-related projects after the Fukushima disaster. However, Prime Minister Abe reversed its campaign pledge to move Japan away from nuclear energy.
New Mayor de Blasio: New York Can't Be "Exclusive Domain of the One Percent"
Posted on: Jan 2, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
In his inaugural address, de Blasio focused on his campaign pledge to tackle what he called "a tale of two cities," a growing gap between rich and poor.
President Obama's New Normal: The Drone Strikes Continue
Posted on: Dec 26, 2013, Source: The Guardian
Americans abhor mass shootings at home. Why allow our government to commit mass murder abroad?
How America's Kids Got Hooked on Big Pharma's Meth
Posted on: Dec 19, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
Are Adderall and Ritalin the best answer for ADHD? NYT Reporter Alan Schwarz and Gabor Mate get to the bottom of the problems around these issues.
Watch: Obama, Raul Castro, Maya Angelou Honor Nelson Mandela
Posted on: Dec 10, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
Nearly 100 heads of state traveled to South Africa for the memorial.
Sy Hersh Bombshell: Obama "Cherry-Picked" Intel on Syrian Chemical Attack
Posted on: Dec 9, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
The New Yorker and Washington Post refused to publish Hersh's investigative story.
Jane Goodall and Vandana Shiva: Why Women Are Key to Solving Climate Crisis
Posted on: Dec 4, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
Jane Goodall and Vandana Shiva discuss their decades of work devoted to protecting nature and saving future generations from the dangers of climate change.
"We Have to Consume Less": Scientists Call For Radical Economic Overhaul to Avert Climate Crisis
Posted on: Nov 21, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
Two scientists are calling for "radical and immediate de-growth strategies in the U.S., EU and other wealthy nations."
Leaked Memo Reveals U.S. Plan to Oppose Helping Poor Nations Adapt to Climate Change
Posted on: Nov 19, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
The U.S. delegation is worried the talks in Warsaw will "focus increasingly on blame and liability."
Oliver Stone on 50th Anniversary of JFK Assassination & the Untold History of the United States
Posted on: Nov 6, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
Stone argues how the official version of JFK's death could not possibly have happened.
Ex-Air Force Pilot Brandon Bryant on the Trauma He Experienced, Killing People Remotely Using Drones
Posted on: Oct 28, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
How the United States uses drones in war through the eyes of one of the first U.S. drone operators to speak out.
Outrage: "Cash for Kids": Firms Behind Juvenile Prison Bribes Reach $2.5 Million Settlement in Civil Suit
Posted on: Oct 23, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
Two judges who were found guilty of bribing are in prison now.
How Oil Pipelines Threaten Democracy and the Planet's Survival
Posted on: Oct 8, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
A look at how oil companies collude with governments and its impact on the people, ecology and politics along what's known as the "Oil Road."
Taibbi's Latest Expose: How Teachers, Cops and Firemen Are Getting Their Pensions Fleeced at Lightning Speed
Posted on: Sep 26, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
Taibbi in his latest expose revealing that hedge funds are making millions from public pension funds.
Jeremy Scahill: Obama Is an Enforcer of Empire
Posted on: Sep 25, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
President Obama has openly embraced an aggressive military doctrine.
Bill McKibben: National Day of Action Against the Keystone XL Pipeline on Saturday
Posted on: Sep 18, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
McKibben talks about the "Draw the Line" actions planned for Saturday, September 21 to demand President Obama stop the proposed pipeline.
Civil Rights Leader Gloria Richardson Reflects on the 1963 March on Washington
Posted on: Aug 28, 2013, Source: Democracy Now
Richardson, who spoke - briefly - at the first march reflects on the movement, women's role and the continued struggle.
'I Haven’t Seen Such Death in My Whole Life': Syrian Activist Details Alleged Chemical Weapons Attack
Posted on: Aug 23, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
The Syrian opposition says government forces fired poisonous gas into the rebel-held neighborhoods of Ghouta, killing hundreds of people.
Senate Insider: We Can't Be Satisfied with Obama's 'Vague Promises' on Secret Laws and Domestic Spying
Posted on: Aug 12, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
Long-time Deputy Chief of Staff to Sen. Ron Wyden: "When the president tries to make it sound like ... he was already moving us in this direction, he had five years to do that."
'A Dream Foreclosed': How Financial Predators Created a Crisis That Led to 10 Million Americans Being Evicted
Posted on: Aug 7, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
As Obama touts our economic recovery, a new book by Laura Gottesdiener exposes the tragedy of our housing crisis.
Iran's New President Offers a Diplomatic Opportunity—Will the U.S. Seize It?
Posted on: Aug 6, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
Iranian president-elect Hassan Rouhani has called for the lifting of international sanctions and engaging with the United States.
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