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Posted on: Oct 1, 2015, Source: Democracy Now

"If anything, Bernie Sanders understates the problem."

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.

Posted on: Nov 27, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

An interview with Ju Hong, Korean immigrant rights activist, who questioned Obama at his recent SF talk.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Protesting is a fundamental human right. Why do governments see it as a threat?

Posted on: Oct 7, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

"We were all just trying to go back home, because we all fear going back to Mexico."

Posted on: Sep 29, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

As Republicans try again to block implementation, the major part of the Affordable Care Act is about to take effect.

Posted on: Sep 26, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Thirty Greenpeace activists remain jailed in Russia facing possible piracy charges after they attempted to board Russia’s first Arctic offshore oil rig.

Posted on: Sep 13, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

An end to the billionaire centrist politics of Bloomberg.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Congress is holding its second major public hearing on the National Security Agency’s bulk spying.

Posted on: Jun 20, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Seventeen years ago, TWA Flight 800 crashed off Long Island, killing all 230 people aboard. Mechanical failure was cited as the cause, but experts coming forward want a re-investigation.

Posted on: Jun 6, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

The Obama administration's blanket surveillance affects everyone.

Posted on: May 12, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Montt is charged with overseeing the slaughter of more than 1,700 people in Guatemala’s Ixil region after he seized power in 1982.

Posted on: Apr 21, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

A new film directed by Robert Greenwald looks at four whistleblowers who had their lives practically destroyed after they went to the press with evidence of government wrongdoing.

Posted on: Apr 11, 2013, Source: Democracy Now

It's about who is allowed to be in this country, and who gets to call themselves an American.

Posted on: Mar 15, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Maxwell discusses her ordeal and her refusal to be silent in the face of the threats against her.

Posted on: Mar 14, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Expert Horacio Verbitsky exposes the new pope's questionable history.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Hate crimes against perceived Muslims, which jumped 50% in 2010 largely as a result of anti-Muslim propagandizing, remained at relatively high levels for a second year in 2011, according to the FBI’s new national hate crime statistics.

Posted on: Feb 28, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Matthew Fox says the Catholic Church has "become a viper’s nest. It’s really sick, what’s going on."

Posted on: Feb 14, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

The action came before a rally planned for Sunday on Washington’s National Mall, which organizers have dubbed "the largest climate rally in history."

Posted on: Jan 17, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Tavis Smiley offers a roadmap for Obama... to follow in Martin Luther King's footsteps

Posted on: Jan 14, 2013, Source: Democracy Now

In a new article, Taibbi argues the government did not just bail out Wall Street, but also lied on the financial sector’s behalf.

Posted on: Jan 11, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Taibbi and Black dissect the career of Jack Lew, who has been a cheerleader for the financial industry at the public's heavy expense.

Posted on: Dec 27, 2012, Source: Democracy Now

The FBI agents coordinated with businesses, local police agencies and universities.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

The banking giant HSBC has escaped indictment for laundering billions of dollars for Mexican drug cartels and groups linked to al-Qaeda.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

In a new series, Stone explores the disconnect in U.S. history between what's officially reported and what actually happened.

Posted on: Jul 19, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

Sixteen international banks are accused of rigging a key global interest rate used in contracts worth trillions of dollars.

Posted on: May 10, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

In an historic announcement, President Obama has become the first U.S. president to support same-sex marriage. We get reaction from acclaimed playwright and activist Tony Kushner.

Posted on: May 3, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

A new ruling by the FCC requires broadcasters to post political advertisement data online, making it easier for the public to see who is buying those ads.

Posted on: Apr 20, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

NSA whistleblower William Binney believes domestic surveillance has become more expansive under President Obama than President George W. Bush.

Posted on: Apr 5, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

The alleged shooter, Officer Anthony Carelli, is due in court later this month on an unrelated 2008 police brutality case.

Posted on: Mar 29, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

Kenneth Chamberlain is looking for answer as to why his father was shot by police, who yelled racial slurs before breaking down his door and opening fire.

Posted on: Mar 2, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzales speak with Eve Ensler, founder of V-Day, the global movement to end domestic violence, and the playwright behind "The Vagina Monologues."

Posted on: Feb 2, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

Fox talks with Democracy Now following his arrest Wednesday while trying to film a Congressional hearing.

Posted on: Jan 15, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

For Martin Luther King, Jr. day, Democracy Now! hosts a discussion of mass incarceration among African-Americans and how it has created a new Jim Crow era.

Posted on: Sep 23, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Ron Suskind's book has elicited harsh reaction from the White House since it was published. The authors tells his side.

Posted on: Sep 15, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

New information has emerged about the possible role of prominent Saudis in the 9/11 plot, and former Florida Senator Graham says it's big.

Posted on: Aug 26, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Education expert Diane Ravitch and New York schoolteacher Brian Jones discuss the real problems with--and real solutions for--our public school system.

Posted on: Jul 29, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Among those facing misdemeanor civil disobedience charges is Rev. Peter Morales, who discusses why he was arrested and the troubling raids of Latino neighborhoods.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Israel has passed a law outlawing citizens from advocating for boycotts against any Israeli person or entity. The law is drawing criticism as an attack on freedom of speech.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

Legendary journalist Bill Moyers discusses the transformation of democracy from a citizens' to a consumer society and the importance of non-corporate media.