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.
U.S. senators are sworn in to serve as jurors in the third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history; A conversation with the daughter of Honduran indigenous environmental activist Berta Cáceres; The translation crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border.
The House delivers articles of impeachment to the Senate; The Poor People's Campaign calls for a presidential debate on poverty; Russia's prime minister resigns amid Putin's constitutional changes; Moms 4 Housing is evicted from a vacant Oakland house.
We continue our conversation with Oakland mom Misty Cross, who was evicted alongside other mothers fighting homelessness Tuesday from a vacant home they had been occupying for two months. Cross and three others were arrested by a heavily militarized police force in the early hours of Tuesday morning, sparking outrage. All four were released on bail Tuesday afternoon. We also speak with Cross’s daughter Destiny Johnson and Oakland activist Carroll Fife, the director of the Oakland office for Alliance of Californians for Community Empowerment.
In the final debate before the Iowa caucuses, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders openly spar for the first time, but both agreed on many policy issues, including the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from the Middle East.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi prepares to send impeachment articles to the Senate; A group of mothers fighting homelessness in Oakland occupy a vacant house with their children; Poet Martín Espada remembers Latino community activist Luis Garden Acosta.
Iranians protest for a third day after the military said it accidentally shot down a Ukrainian airliner; Lawrence Wilkerson denounces war in the Middle East; Nearly 150 are arrested on Capitol Hill in a protest urging radical climate action.
In New York City, at least 100 women protested against accused sexual predator Harvey Weinstein outside the Manhattan courthouse where the disgraced Hollywood mogul is standing trial for rape.
A new film tells the story of how data firm Cambridge Analytica attempted to use Facebook to sway elections across the world. We speak to the directors of the Oscar-shortlisted documentary "The Great Hack."
President Trump vows to impose new economic sanctions on Iran but appears to step back from the brink of war; A New York Times report details "China’s push to turn Muslim minorities into an army of workers."
Iran strikes two bases in Iraq housing U.S. troops as "revenge" for the assassination of top general Qassem Soleimani; A 6.4 magnitude earthquake rocks Puerto Rico, plunging nearly the entire population into darkness in a mass power outage.
The Podcast "Democracy Now! Video" and it's RSS content on this page are the intellectual property right of the people mentioned in the copyright statement (see above). Podcast.tv does not have any influence on the content of "Democracy Now! Video".