Democracy Now! Audio show

Democracy Now! Audio

Summary: A daily TV/radio news program, hosted by Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez, airing on over 1,000 stations, pioneering the largest community media collaboration in the United States.

Podcasts:

 Democracy Now! 2021-07-22 Thursday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:00

As billionaire Jeff Bezos flies his Blue Origin spacecraft into suborbital space, calls grow to tax the rich and let Amazon workers unionize; Bezos's trip to the edge of space receives as much coverage in one day as climate change did for an entire year, as the impact of the crisis is increasingly felt across the globe. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

 Democracy Now! 2021-07-21 Wednesday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:00

Journalist Ed Yong on why this year may be worse than 2020 for many communities with low vaccination rates; Demonstrators fill the streets of several cities across Colombia again to protest the right-wing government of Iván Duque; A new Haitian prime minister is sworn in as questions grow over who orchestrated the killing of President Jovenel Moïse. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

 Democracy Now! 2021-07-20 Tuesday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:00

An investigation reveals Israeli cybersurveillance company NSO Group's software is being used by client countries to spy on activists, politicians, dissidents and journalists; A federal judge rules that DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, is unlawful. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

 Democracy Now! 2021-07-19 Monday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:00

As drug overdoses soar to record highs in the United States, a new two-part documentary looks at how pharmaceutical companies fueled the opioid epidemic; The remains of nine Indigenous children were buried by the Rosebud Sioux in South Dakota after being transferred back from the former Carlisle Indian School in Pennsylvania, where the children were forcibly sent over 140 years ago. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

 Democracy Now! 2021-07-16 Friday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:00

Michael Wolff's new book, "Landslide," provides fresh details about former President Donald Trump's efforts to undermine the 2020 election and how he spurred his supporters to attack the U.S. Capitol; Record temperatures are driving deadly climate crisis-induced heat waves, floods and wildfires worldwide; An exposé looks at corporate profiteering off people in California who lost their homes and loved ones to recent fires. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

 Democracy Now! 2021-07-15 Thursday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:00

As U.S. forces withdraw from Afghanistan after 20 years of war and occupation, Taliban fighters are advancing across the country; Thousands have been arrested and at least 72 people have died in South Africa during protests against poverty and inequality amid the jailing of former President Jacob Zuma; We look at how COVID-19 has fueled a sharp increase in the number of people going hungry around the world. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

 Democracy Now! 2021-07-14 Wednesday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:00

Rare anti-government protests erupt in Cuba amid a devastating economic crisis; Pressure grows on Democrats to scrap the Senate filibuster in order to pass voting rights legislation; New coronavirus cases are on the rise in the United States after months of decline. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

 Democracy Now! 2021-07-13 Tuesday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:00

Texas House Democrats aim to stop Republican lawmakers from passing a bill making it harder to vote in the battleground state; As Roe v. Wade faces a Supreme Court hearing that may overturn the landmark ruling, a new book looks at the fight to preserve women's reproductive and abortion rights; An award-winning documentary examines the longtime criminalization of abortion in El Salvador through the story of Teodora Vásquez, who was sentenced to 30 years in prison after she had a stillbirth at nine months pregnant. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

 Democracy Now! 2021-07-12 Monday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:00

Political turmoil continues in Haiti following the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse; Congressmember Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on infrastructure funding, the New York City mayoral race and more. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

 Democracy Now! 2021-07-09 Friday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:00

We get the latest on the fight to protect voting rights as Republicans in Texas unveil a host of new restrictive measures during a special session; In the southern African nation of Eswatini, the government is cracking down on the country's largest protests since it became independent from Britain 53 years ago; Lebanon confronts what the World Bank has described as one of the worst economic depressions in modern history. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

 Democracy Now! 2021-07-08 Thursday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:00

Haiti declares a state of siege after the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse; As the U.S. military withdrawal from Afghanistan nears completion, the Taliban is escalating its offensive by seizing more districts; Why the Palestinian Authority is cracking down on Palestinian demonstrators in the occupied West Bank. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

 Democracy Now! 2021-07-07 Wednesday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:00

Haitian President Jovenel Moïse is assassinated at his home after months of unrest in the country; Acclaimed journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones joins Howard University instead of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill following a controversial tenure fight. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

 Democracy Now! 2021-07-06 Tuesday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:00

A former U.S.-trained military officer has been found guilty in Honduras of plotting the 2016 assassination of Lenca land and water defender Berta Cáceres; We air an explosive video from Greenpeace of Exxon lobbyists speaking in their own words about their secretive efforts to block climate action on Capitol Hill; An international human rights commission arrives in Colombia to document the right-wing government's deadly crackdown on protesters. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

 Democracy Now! 2021-07-05 Monday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:00

We air a special holiday show for U.S. Independence Day featuring the words and voices of famed abolitionist Frederick Douglass, actor James Earl Jones, poet Amanda Gorman and author Carol Anderson.

 Democracy Now! 2021-05-26 Wednesday | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 59:00

Protests and vigils take place across the U.S. to mark one year since the police murder of George Floyd in Minneapolis; We examine the cover-up of the little-known police killing of Marcus Smith, a 38-year-old unhoused Black man, in North Carolina. Get Democracy Now! delivered right to your inbox. Sign up for the Daily Digest: democracynow.org/subscribe

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