Thursday, March 30, 2017

Democracy Now!

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Website: www.DemocracyNow.org

Democracy Now! is a national, daily, independent, award-winning news program hosted by journalists Amy Goodman and Juan Gonzalez. Pioneering the largest public media collaboration in the U.S., Democracy Now! is broadcast on Pacifica, NPR, community, and college radio stations; on public access, PBS, satellite television (DISH network: Free Speech TV ch. 9415 and Link TV ch. 9410; DIRECTV: Free Speech TV ch. 348 and Link TV ch. 375); and on the internet. DN!’s podcast is one of the most popular on the web.

Democracy Now!’s War and Peace Report provides our audience with access to people and perspectives rarely heard in the U.S.corporate-sponsored media, including independent and international journalists, ordinary people from around the world who are directly affected by U.S. foreign policy, grassroots leaders and peace activists, artists, academics and independent analysts. In addition, Democracy Now! hosts real debates–debates between people who substantially disagree, such as between the White House or the Pentagon spokespeople on the one hand, and grassroots activists on the other.

New stations are adding Democracy Now! to their programming schedules all the time, and there are several movements going on around the country right now to bring Democracy Now! to new communities. To find out more about these efforts, and how to get involved, click here.

WHY INDEPENDENT MEDIA ?

For true democracy to work, people need easy access to independent, diverse sources of news and information.

But the last two decades have seen unprecedented corporate media consolidation. The U.S. media was already fairly homogeneous in the early 1980s: some fifty media conglomerates dominated all media outlets, including television, radio, newspapers, magazines, music, publishing and film. In the year 2000, just six corporations dominated the U.S. media.

In addition, corporate media outlets in the U.S. are legally responsible to their shareholders to maximize profits.

Democracy Now! is funded entirely through contributions from listeners, viewers, and foundations. We do not accept advertisers, corporate underwriting, or government funding. This allows us to maintain our independence.

Democracy Now Archive

  • Democracy Now! 2017-03-30 Thursday
    Headlines for March 30, 2017; Amnesty: Hundreds of Iraqi Civilians Killed in U.S. Airstrikes After Being Told Not to Flee Mosul; Yemen: Trump Expands U.S. Military Role in Saudi War as Yemenis Brace for Famine; Iona Craig on What Really Happened When U.S. Navy SEALs Stormed a Yemeni Village, Killing Dozens; U.N. Considers a Historic Ban on Nuclear Weapons, But U.S. Leads Boycott of the Talks
  • Democracy Now! 2017-03-29 Wednesday
    Headlines for March 29, 2017; House Probe into Trump Campaign Ties to Russia in Turmoil as Chair Nunes Rejects Calls to Step Down; Jared Kushner & Paul Manafort Sought for Questioning over Russia But Will It Be Behind Closed Doors?; Trump Dismantles U.S. Climate Rules, Virtually Ensuring U.S. Will Break Paris Accord Promises; As Trump Complains About Alleged Surveillance, Republicans Gut Internet Privacy Rules
  • Democracy Now! 2017-03-28 Tuesday
    Headlines for March 28, 2017; Local Lawmakers Fight Back Against AG Sessions's Threats to Cut Funding to Sanctuary Cities; ICE Retaliates Against Immigrants in Austin After Sheriff Limits Cooperation with Federal Agents; As ICE Retaliates Against Austin, Learn How New Haven Fought Back Against a 2007 ICE Crackdown; Immigrant Communities in Fear as Trump Ups ICE Raids Targeting Sanctuary Cities; Rebecca Solnit on Climate Change, Resistance, Misogyny and "The Mother of All Questions"
  • Democracy Now! 2017-03-27 Monday
    Headlines for March 27, 2017; After Republican Infighting Dooms GOP Healthcare Plan, Trump Vows to Let Obamacare "Explode"; Medicare for All? Sen. Bernie Sanders Poised to Push for Single Payer After GOP Plan Falls Apart; More Than 1,000 Civilians Reportedly Killed by U.S.-Led Airstrikes as Trump Expands War on Terror; Bill McKibben: Trump May Have Approved Keystone XL, But People Will Stop This Pipeline Again
  • Democracy Now! 2017-03-24 Friday
    Headlines for March 24, 2017; Will House Republicans "Jump Off the Cliff" and Cut Healthcare for 24 Million Americans?; Attorney for "Frozen Trucker": Neil Gorsuch May Have Been Most Hostile Judge I've Ever Encountered; Watch: Sen. Al Franken Grills Neil Gorsuch on Frozen Trucker Case in Extended Questioning; Florida's First Black State Attorney Faces Death Threats After Refusing Death Penalty for Cop Killer
  • Democracy Now! 2017-03-23 Thursday
    Headlines for March 23, 2017; Jane Mayer on Robert Mercer & the Dark Money Behind Trump and Bannon; Dark Money Billionaires Push for Pro-Nuclear Radiation Climate Denier for White House Science Post; Dark Data: Trump Backers Bankroll Firm Developing Psychological Profiles of Every U.S. Voter
  • Democracy Now! 2017-03-22 Wednesday
    Headlines for March 22, 2017; A Driver Fled His Truck to Avoid Freezing to Death. Only One Judge Ruled Against Him: Neil Gorsuch; Neil Gorsuch, Backed by $10 Million in Dark Money, Refuses to Weigh In on Citizens United; Sen. Schumer Calls on Democrats to Boycott Neil Gorsuch Vote While Trump is Under FBI Investigation; Meet 2 U.S. Citizens Detained at Airports: A Police Chief and a Lawyer Who Sued Trump Administration

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