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Democracy Now! is an independent daily TV & radio news program, hosted by award-winning journalists Amy Goodman and Juan González. We provide daily global news headlines, in-depth interviews and investigative reports without any advertisements or government funding. Our programming shines a spotlight on corporate and government abuses of power and lifts up the stories of ordinary people working to make change in extraordinary times. Democracy Now! is live weekdays at 8am ET and available 24/7 through our website and podcasts.

     


                 

6 recommended articles and videos in the "Democracy Now!" category.
1.  End the Double Standard: U.S. Accuses Russia of War Crimes While Continuing to Oppose the ICC  

2022-04-08


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The United Nations General Assembly voted to suspend Russia from the U.N. Human Rights Council on Thursday, a resolution that accused Russia of committing human rights abuses in Ukraine. We speak with human rights lawyer Wolfgang Kaleck about the apparent double standards and weaknesses in the curren...

2.  Law Professor Michele Goodwin Condemns Wave of "Unprecedented & Unfathomable" Anti-Abortion Laws  

2022-04-08


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Anti-abortion legislation is sweeping the U.S., including in Texas, Oklahoma and Missouri. We speak with Michele Goodwin, author of “Policing the Womb: Invisible Women and the Criminalization of Motherhood,” about the links between current conflicts between state and federal law and their historic precedents...

3.  Justice: Ketanji Brown Jackson Makes "Herstory" as First Black Woman Confirmed to Supreme Court  

2022-04-08


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The U.S. Senate voted 53-47 on Thursday to confirm Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the Supreme Court. She will be the first Black woman and first former public defender to serve on the country’s top court. While Jackson’s confirmation was a “monumental moment in United States history,” it was undercu...

4.  Headlines for April 8, 2022  

2022-04-08


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Ketanji Brown Jackson Confirmed as First Black Woman Supreme Court Justice, Ukraine Blames Russia for Attack on Train Station That Killed at Least 39 Civilians, Ukraine’s Foreign Minister Asks NATO for “Weapons, Weapons and Weapons”, United Nations Suspends Russia from U.N. Human Rights Council, Nobe...

5.  We Need Student Debt Cancellation: Astra Taylor Responds to Biden Extending Payment Moratorium  

2022-04-07


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President Biden announced Tuesday he would extend the pandemic pause on federal student loan payments until August 31, but debtors are demanding total cancellation. We speak with Astra Taylor, co-director of the Debt Collective, who discusses the implications of the latest extension, economically an...

6.  Hungary's Far-Right Nationalist PM Viktor Orbán, an Ally of Putin & Trump, Wins 4th Consecutive Term  

2022-04-07


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Far-right nationalist prime minister and longtime Putin-ally Viktor Orbán won his fourth consecutive election in Hungary, aided by biased media coverage and campaign regulations that favored the sitting prime minister. We speak to historian Ruth Ben-Ghiat about the future of Hungary under the Fides...