Stories by Nermeen Shaikh

Nermeen Shaikh is a Producer with Democracy Now!. She holds an M.Phil. in politics from Cambridge University, and is the author of "The Present as History: Critical Perspectives on Global Power," published by Columbia University Press. subscribe to Nermeen Shaikh's feed

Posted on: Mar 5, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

'You've got to be willing to heal, and you've got to let the hate go.'

Posted on: Feb 12, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

Days before his scheduled departure to Europe — where he would speak on the impact of U.S. drone wars — the anti-drone activist and journalist is missing.

Posted on: Feb 12, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

A new press freedom survey shows the U.S. now ranks 46th among 180 countries, down 13 spots from the previous year.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2014, Source: Democracy Now!

How John Raines, Bonnie Raines and Keith Forsyth broke into a Media, Pa., FBI office and uncovered COINTELPRO.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

The man who directed "Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind" and "Dave Chappelle's Block Party" trains his sights on legendary political dissident Noam Chomsky.

Posted on: Sep 25, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

President Obama has openly embraced an aggressive military doctrine.

Posted on: Sep 18, 2013, Source: Democracy Now

We still face catastrophe today.

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.

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

And, the reaction from former special FBI agent and whistleblower Coleen Rowley.

Posted on: Jan 30, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Former CIA agent John Kiriakou speaks out just days after he was sentenced to 30 months in prison.

Posted on: Jan 9, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Two new colors have been added to Australia’s weather maps to show temperatures exceeding 122 degrees Fahrenheit in the country’s fiercest heat wave in more than 80 years.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2013, Source: Democracy Now!

Bill McKibben and Christian Parenti debate the effectiveness of a growing fossil fuel divestment campaign.

Posted on: Jul 4, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

What's missing from today's discussions is not just the words "climate change," but the words "public sector."

Posted on: Mar 21, 2012, Source: Democracy Now!

An investigative reporter reveals that the NSA has established listening posts throughout the nation to collect and sift through billions of email messages and phone calls.

Posted on: Nov 16, 2011, Source: Democracy Now!

As police violently crack down on protests across the US, we look at the increasing influence of military technology on domestic police forces.