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Is Venezuela Really an "Extraordinary Threat"? U.S. Sanctions Top Officials as Tensions Grow
Posted on: Mar 16, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
America should pull back and let things develop on their own, says author.
Data and Goliath: Privacy Expert Explains the Hidden Battles to Collect Your Data and Control Your World
Posted on: Mar 13, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
Bruce Schneier says there are similarities between government and corporate spying.
Meet Chuy Garcia, the Serious Threat to Depose Neoliberal Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel
Posted on: Mar 6, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
The Democratic candidate caused a stir when he forced a runoff election with the incumbent Chicago mayor.
The Roots of Today’s Mass Incarceration Crisis Go Back to Slavery and Jim Crow
Posted on: Mar 4, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
Many people are unaware of how poor folks of color are targeted by our justice system, says Michelle Alexander.
Law Professor: Ferguson Shows Why Criminal Justice System of "Racial Control" Should Be Undone
Posted on: Mar 4, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
"If we don’t stand up...things aren’t going to change," says Ohio University's Michelle Alexander.
Professors Call Out Poverty-Level Wages, Poor Working Conditions on National Adjunct Walkout Day
Posted on: Feb 25, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
'I adjunct teach and also work several jobs.'
Inside the NSA & British Intel's Successful Hacking into Billions of Cellphones
Posted on: Feb 20, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
The theft gives intelligence agencies the ability to snoop without seeking the OK from telecom companies.
After Months of Protest, NYPD Officer Charged with Manslaughter for Killing of Unarmed Black Man Akai Gurley
Posted on: Feb 11, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
A grand jury elected to charge Officer Peter Liang with manslaughter, criminally negligent homicide, assault and official misconduct.
Everything We Know About the Drug War and Addiction Is Wrong, Says Author
Posted on: Feb 6, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
Johann Hari talks about some of his findings for his latest book about the war on drugs.
29 Arrested as Single-Payer Advocates Disrupt Vermont Gov. Shumlin’s Inauguration
Posted on: Jan 9, 2015, Source: Democracy Now!
This comes after Shumlin backed down in December on his promise to create a single-payer healthcare system in the state.
Former NYC Detective: Police Union Head Pat Lynch 'Is Throwing Gasoline on the Flames'
Posted on: Dec 22, 2014, Source: Democracy Now
Directing members to turn their backs on NYC mayor at slain cops' funeral is grounds for dismissal.
Viggo Mortensen Helps Mark 10 Years of Howard Zinn’s "Voices of a People’s History"
Posted on: Dec 16, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
The actor spoke about the significance of the late historian's influential history book.
Naomi Klein: Reject Keystone XL Pipeline, We Need Radical Change to Prevent Catastrophic Warming
Posted on: Nov 17, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
While encouraged by White House rhetoric, Klein sees the battle over the pipeline only intensifying.
WATCH LIVE NOW: The Latest Election Night Coverage
Posted on: Nov 4, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Check in with Democracy Now! for the latest election results and analysis on the races across the nation.
Activist on Trial for Videotaping a Police Arrest, Called a 'Domestic Threat'
Posted on: Oct 29, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Another sign of an out of a justice system gone wrong.
16-Year-Old Jailed Without Trial for 3 Years After Being Accused of Stealing a Backpack
Posted on: Oct 1, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Kalief Browder did not go home for 33 months, even though he was never convicted.
No Charges in Ohio Police Killing of John Crawford as Walmart Video Contradicts 911 Caller Account
Posted on: Sep 25, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Newly released surveillance footage shows major discrepancies between a 911 caller’s account, and what really happened.
Ferguson Police Drop Military-Grade Gear as Protests Continue Over Michael Brown Shooting
Posted on: Aug 15, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
A pastor recalled getting hit by a rubber bullet from police while attending Wednesday's protests.
Eye Witness Account from Ferguson Committeewoman as Protests of Police Killing Continue
Posted on: Aug 14, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
"During the daytime, police are out in their regular plainclothes. As things escalate, they might start putting on the riot gear."
Noam Chomsky: Israel’s Assault on Gaza a 'Hideous Atrocity'
Posted on: Aug 8, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
The renowned scholar says that when you pursue a policy of repression and expansion over security, things are going to happen.
Horror on Gaza Beach: NYT Photographer Recounts Witnessing Israeli Killing of Four Palestinian Boys
Posted on: Jul 17, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Pulitzer Prize-winning photojournalist Tyler Hicks saw the Palestinian youths' bodies after an Israeli gunboat shelled a beach.
Spied on for Being Muslim? NSA Targets Named in Snowden Leaks Respond to U.S. Gov’t Surveillance
Posted on: Jul 10, 2014, Source: Democracy Now
Five prominent Muslim Americans were reportedly spied upon by the NSA according to information leaked by Edward Snowden.
Meet the Navajo Activist Who Got the Washington Redskins’ Trademark Revoked
Posted on: Jun 19, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
The ruling over the Redskins' name has been hailed as the latest sign that the team's owner will inevitably be forced to drop it.
Marijuana Refugees: Virginia Family Moves to Colorado to Treat Epileptic Child with Cannabis Oil
Posted on: May 11, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
At least 115 "marijuana refugee families" have left jobs, homes and family to get cannabis oil in Colorado.
As Marijuana Refugees Flock to Colorado, Will Medical Community Force Rewriting of U.S. Drug Laws?
Posted on: May 9, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
20 states and the District of Columbia have approved, and regulate in some capacity, marijuana for medical purposes.
"Obama Is Trying to Vanish Us": Immigrants Fight Record Deportations with Protests, Hunger Strikes
Posted on: Mar 13, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
As the number of immigrants deported under Obama approaches two million, undocumented immigrants are increasing their direct actions.
How a Yemeni Wedding Became a Funeral: The Harrowing Details of a U.S. Drone Attack
Posted on: Feb 21, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!
Investigation reveals that 12 civilians were killed when a U.S. drone targeted a wedding procession in Yemen.
U.S. Rushes Weapons to Iraq as Bloody Conflict Spirals Out of Control
Posted on: Dec 27, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
The Obama administration has delivered a new shipment of Hellfire missiles to help the Iraqi government fight militants.
The Sanctions Movement Mandela Backed Was Key to Ending Apartheid
Posted on: Dec 6, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
Activist Randall Robinson speaks about America's support for South African apartheid and the life of Nelson Mandela.
"Stop This Madness": Filipino Climate Chief Begins Hunger Fast to Protest Global Inaction
Posted on: Nov 12, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
Climate negotiator from the Philippines gave an emotional appeal to the world to address the climate crisis following Typhoon Haiyan.
American War Crimes in Afghanistan? 10 Bodies of Abducted Villagers Found Outside U.S. Base
Posted on: Nov 7, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
A Rolling Stone investigation explores how Afghan men were killed after being arrested by U.S. Special Forces.
"They Destroyed Our Entire Family": Pakistani Survivors of U.S. Drone Strike Speak Out
Posted on: Oct 31, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
The Rehman family are the first drone victims to testify before members of Congress.
The Military-Industrial-Pundit Complex: TV Guests Who Urged Syria War Profit From Arms Firms
Posted on: Oct 18, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
Media outlets never disclosed that former Bush official Stephen Hadley worked for a company that would profit from launching cruise missiles at the Assad regime.
Congressman Alan Grayson: Congress Should Reject Warmongering On Syria
Posted on: Sep 5, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
The progressive Democrat from Florida is spearheading the opposition to an attack on Syria.
NSA Violated Surveillance Rules Thousands Of Times, Audit Finds
Posted on: Aug 16, 2013, Source: Democracy Now
Agency overstepped its legal authority by breaking privacy rules on multiple occasions
The FBI’s License to Kill: Agents Have Been Deemed 'Justified' in Every Shooting Since 1993
Posted on: Jun 22, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
The FBI has cleared its agents in every single shooting incident dating back two decades.
Bradley Manning Trial: WikiLeaks Lawyer Sees Spurious "Enemy" Claims and Bid to Scare Whistleblowers
Posted on: Jun 4, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
The military trial of Army whistleblower Bradley Manning at Fort Meade, Maryland, began Monday with the defense and prosecution presenting starkly contrasting accounts.
Chicago Workers Open New Cooperatively Owned Factory Five Years After Factory Occupation
Posted on: May 10, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!
Workers at the New Era Windows Cooperative are celebrating the grand opening of their new unionized, worker-owned and -operated business.
An Interrogation Center at Yale?
Posted on: Feb 22, 2013, Source: Democracy Now
Proposed Pentagon Special Ops Training Facility at Yale School of Medicine Sparks Protests
Humanitarian Crisis Worsens as Washington Fuels Violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Posted on: Dec 3, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!
Democracy Now! interviews James North, a veteran reporter on Africa, to explain what's really behind the fighting that has displaced tens of thousands in the Democratic Republic of Congo.
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